The St. Cloud Rox are just 1/2 game back of Willmar for first place in the 2nd half North Division standings after a 9-4 win over Waterloo Wednesday night.  The Rox scored 7 runs in the 3rd inning.  Boo Vazquez was 2-4 with a solo homerun and Elvin Soto hit a 3-run triple for St. Cloud.  Waterloo committed 2 errors that led to 8 unearned runs.

Zach Hirsch threw 5 innings with 8 hits and 2 runs (1 earned run) to get the win.  St. Cloud is 19-13 in the 2nd half of the season and will host Waterloo again tonight at 7:05, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 6:35.  Righthander Andy Urban will start on the mound.  It’s Roxterberfest at the ballpark tonight.