Rox Announce Return of 4 Players
The St. Cloud Rox announced the return of 4 players for the 2013 season. The four returnees are right-handed pitchers Ty Jackson (Washington State) and Adam Maxon (Jacksonville), junior catcher Adam Martin (Western Carolina) and reshirt freshman 3rd baseman Nick Tanielu (Washington State).
Jackson is 6'3 230 pounds and is considered one of the top major league baseball prospects in the Northwoods League. He was 2-1 with 39 strikeouts in 27 innings for the Rox in 2012.
Maxon is a 6'1 200 pound relief pitcher who was used as a closer for the Rox in 2012. He threw 34 2/3 innings with 36 strikeouts with 10 saves for the Rox in 2012.
Tanielu hit .336 with 15 doubles for the Rox in 2012. Martin is a 6'2 235 pound catcher who hit .258 with 8 extra base hits for the Rox.