Rox Season Closes With Loss to Rochester
The Rox ended their first season with a 6-0 loss on the road at Rochester Sunday afternoon. Rochester scored 5 runs in the 7th inning after taking a 1-0 lead in the 1st. Andy Henkemeyer and Tony Skjefte each went 1-3 for the Rox. St. Cloud managed just 3 hits in the game. Lucas Long threw 5 innings with 5 hits and 1 earned run allowed to take the loss.
Kevin Johnson threw 5 shutout innings to get the win and Jordan Milbrath threw 4 shutout innings to get the save. The Rox close the season with a 29-41 overall record and 20-16 mark in the 2nd half of the season. The Rox were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday with a loss at Rochester and a Willmar win.
The Rox finished 4th in the 16-team Northwoods League in attendance. St. Cloud drew 55,841 fans in 2012 and averaged 1,595 fans a game.