The Rox lost 12-4 at Mankato Monday night. The Moon Dogs scored 7 runs in the 4th inning to take a 9-0 lead and never looked back. Zach Lauzon threw 3 innings with 5 hits and 2 earned runs allowed to take the loss.
The Rox shutout the visiting Rochester Honkers 8-0 Sunday. Nick Desalvo and Justin Wick combined on the 3-hit shutout for the Rox. Desalvo threw 7 innings with 3 hits allowed, no walks and 7 strikeouts.
The Rox lost 2-1 at home against Waterloo Tuesday night. Brandon Vial shutdown the Rox for 6 2/3 innings with 7 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win. Garrett Delano was the tough-luck loser for the Rox.
The Rox blanked the Bismarck Larks 6-0 Friday night for their 3rd straight win to improve to 16-5 in the 2nd half of the season and increase their lead in the Great Plains West division to 3 1/2 games over 2nd place Mankato.
The St. Cloud Rox blanked Duluth 1-0 Sunday. Ben Dotzler combined with 2 relievers to throw the 3-hit shutout. Dotzler allowed 3 hits, 2 walks with 4 strikeouts to get the win. Justin Wick recorded the final out to earn the save.