The St. Cloud Rox playoff hopes were damaged Monday night in an 11-3 loss against the Willmar Stingers at Bill Taunton Stadium. St. Cloud is now five games behind Waterloo with just six games left in the regular season.

Devin Pearson was 3-5 for St. Cloud with an RBI, and SCSU's Eric Loxtercamp was 2-5 from the leadoff spot. Evan Wolf was the losing pitcher for the Rox.

St. Cloud hosts Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday night at Joe Faber Field.