Rox fans at Joe Faber Field will see a quartet of familiar faces when the team takes the field this summer. The 2021 edition of the Northwoods League team features two Rocori Spartans, a Tech Tiger and a former Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm standout.
The Northwoods League is hoping to allow fans in some states to bet on Northwoods League games this summer. The league is partnering with U.S. Integrity as it "seeks to gain approval for regulated wagering in multiple Midwestern states," according to a release distributed by the league Wed…
Former Rocori Spartan and current Augustana Viking Jordan Barth is set to return to the Rox for a third season in 2021. Barth was named the Rox MVP in 2019 after setting team records in games played, doubles and total bases.
The Rox roster now stands at 11 with the latest signings as the team prepares for its season opener on May 31st in Thunder Bay. The Rox will host their home opener on June 4th against Duluth, with the game featuring postgame fireworks at the ballpark.
Barth, who attended Rocori High School and currently plays at Augustana, holds six Rox single-season records and is a .317 career hitter in his two seasons in the Northwoods League. Barth was named a NWL postseason all star in both 2019 and 2020.