St. Cloud dropped Game one of their Northwoods League 1st round best of 3 series with Willmar 4-1 Monday night at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud. The Rox bats' struggled throughout the game scoring only one run and managing just 4 hits.
The St. Cloud Rox are playoff bound after winning the second half Great Plains West Division title. St. Cloud will host rival Willmar in game one of a best-of-three series Monday night at Joe Faber Field (7:05, AM 1390 Granite City Sports).
The St. Cloud Rox closed the regular season Sunday with a 16-9 win over Thunder Bay in Canada. The Rox scored had 2 big inning where they scored 5 runs in the 4th inning before posting 6 runs in the 7th inning.
The Rox lost 12-4 at Mankato Monday night. The Moon Dogs scored 7 runs in the 4th inning to take a 9-0 lead and never looked back. Zach Lauzon threw 3 innings with 5 hits and 2 earned runs allowed to take the loss.
The Rox shutout the visiting Rochester Honkers 8-0 Sunday. Nick Desalvo and Justin Wick combined on the 3-hit shutout for the Rox. Desalvo threw 7 innings with 3 hits allowed, no walks and 7 strikeouts.