The St. Cloud Rox downed Waterloo 5-1 Monday night to win their 5th straight game.  The Rox scored 2 runs in the 5th inning and added 2 more runs in the 6th inning.  Chris Paul was 2-5 with a run scored and 1 RBI and Nick Rau was 2-2 with a run scored for St. Cloud.  Lucas Long threw 8 innings with 5 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win.  He struckout 7.

The Rox are 17-13 in the 2nd half of the season and 1 1/2 games back of Willmar for first place in the 2nd half North Division standings.  The Rox host Waterloo again tonight at 7:05, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 6:35.  Righthander Tadd Johansen will start on the mound for the Rox.

It's baseball cap giveaway night at the ballpark tonight.  The first 400 fans get a Rox baseball cap.