St. Cloud Rox Assistant Coach Al Newman will take over as Field Manager for the 2018 season. Current Field Manager Augie Rodriguez has been named Director of Baseball Operations and Coach for the upcoming season. He's taking a break as Field Manager to start a family with his wife Rachel.
The St. Cloud Rox returned home from Battle Creek Sunday morning to a large group of fans celebrating their championship at the MAC. The Rox defeated the Battle Creek Bombers Saturday night to capture their first Northwoods League championship.
St. Cloud will travel to Battle Creek, Michigan for game two Friday night. If necessary, game three will be played Saturday in Battle Creek as well. Both games can be heard on AM 1390 Granite City Sports.
Rox starter Aaron Rozek was fantastic in his first start since being named NWL pitcher of the year over the weekend. The lefty went seven innings and only allowed one run on seven hits with ten strikeouts while not issuing a single walk.