Rox Offense Explodes Saturday in Third Straight Win
The St. Cloud Rox (32-33) continued their hot streak Saturday night with a 12-2 win over the Waterloo Bucks at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud.
St. Cloud kicked off scoring in the game in the bottom of the fourth inning, scoring three runs highlighted by RBI singles from Jack Barrie and Ricardo Sanchez. The Rox continued the trend, grabbing two more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, adding three more in the bottom of the seventh inning while finishing it off with four runs in the bottom of the eighth.
Minnesota Gopher Jake Stevenson pitched 6.2 stellar innings to start things off on the mound for the Rox, picking up the win. He gave up just four hits, two runs and struck out 10 in the game. Sergio Esparza pitched 1.1 shutout innings in relief, while Landon Clifton pitched the final inning to close out the game. .
NEXT: The Rox host the Waterloo Bucks this evening (8/5) at 4:05 PM at Joe Faber Field (Radio: 1390 KXSS).