The Rox built a big lead early in Saturday's game, then held on for an 8-6 win over Mankato at Joe Faber Field. St. Cloud improves 35-34 on the season with the win.

It only took four hits for the Rox to score eight runs thanks to the MoonDogs issuing 9 walks in the game.

St. Cloud led 7-1 heading into the seventh inning before Mankato scored two runs in the top of the seventh, then scored three more in the eighth to cut the lead to one at 7-6.

The Rox added a run in the bottom of the eighth as insurance, and closer Adam Maxon got the save to seal the win.