The Rox bats were dormant Saturday night in a 3-0 loss at Mankato. St. Cloud struck out 14 times and registered six hits.

Eric Nyquist pitched seven strong innings for the Rox, allowing two runs on seven hits with five strikeouts, but took the loss. Cameron Gianini pitched eight innings for the MoonDogs and struck out 10 batters to earn the win.

The Rox will play at Franklin Rogers Park again on Sunday before coming home to host Thunder Bay on Monday.