Mankato beat the Rox 8-5 Tuesday night at Franklin Rogers Park. The MoonDogs scored five runs with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to pull away for the win.

Chris Paul, Eric Loxtercamp and Seth Heck all had multi-hit games for St. Cloud, with Heck and Paul also adding runs batted in.

Will Craig took the loss for the Rox, lasting just 1.2 innings while allowing four runs on three hits and two walks.

St. Cloud is tied with Willmar for first place in the North Division with a record of 11-4.

The Rox are at Mankato again on Wednesday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05.