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BROCKTON, MA - MAY 31, 2018- It was a slow start to the game last night but the Rox won their first home game against the Nashua Silver Knights. The game ended in a close one after 9 innings, but the Rox came out on top 5-4.
Silver Knights got their first 3 runs in the 7th inning. The Rox followed them earning 2 runs by the end of the 7th. Rox gained the lead by the end of the 8th inning by securing two more runs. Before the game ended, in the mid 9th, Silver Knights earned one more run.
Both teams had a rough start to the season as both teams lost their first away games. Rox lost against Pittsfield Suns 9-3. Silver Knights lost against Worcester Bravehearts 13-2.
The Brockton Rox introduced a new rival for their mascot, K.O, Cosmic Mike. Cosmic Mike is a magician that can be seen in crowds performing tricks or on the field during promotional events. Las night also introduced a new event for kids, Tesla races. Two kids were picked out of the crowd to race to home plate driving a toy tesla car.
The Brockton Rox are a member of the Future Collegiate Baseball summer league made up of elite New England collegiate athletes competing in a minor league style format. The Brockton Rox play out of Campanelli Stadoim, a 4,750 seat stadium located in Brockton, MA. Rox tickets are now on sale for the 2018 summer season. Please contact us for more information at 508-559-7000.