The Rogers Royals managed just 11 hits in two games but came up with a split against Duluth East at home on Saturday. The Royals (3-6) won the opener 5-4, with two RBI’s each from Will Terres (2-for-4) and Andrew Smith (2-for-2 plus a walk). Asher Seering of East threw a five-hitter with 10 strikeouts [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Rogers pitcher Blake Shermer threw what “arguably could have been a no-hitter,” in his coach’s words, but had control trouble and the Royals lost to the first-place Monticello Magic 3-2 on Tuesday evening. Monticello was credited with three hits, all on bunts. The host team is official scorer. The Magic [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals have blown some leads this season on the way to an 0-5 start. On Thursday, they took the opposite approach and beat BIg Lake 5-4 for their first win. The Royals were down to their final strike when Neal Smith drove home two runs with a single [...]
In a duel of two squads looking for their first, the Buffalo Bison prevailed over the Rogers Royals 9-5 Tuesday at Buffalo. The Royals (0-5) had nine hits, with Andrew Smith going 4-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Smith is hitting .471 (8-for-17). Fielding was the culprit as the Royals had seven [...]
Kyle Connelly scored the tying run, knocked in the go-ahead runs and got the win in relief as Zimmerman edged Rogers 5-4 on Monday in Rogers. Alex Borchard pitched six solid innings, allowing three runs, and knocked in Connelly from second base with a two-out single in the top of the seventh to knot [...]
The Rogers Royals took a beating 22-4 by the Irondale Knights on Friday at Irondale. Twelve hits, nine walks and seven Rogers errors produced the 22 runs in four innings by Irondale. Dylan Morris, Grant Fingalsen, Erik Bremer and Brayanlee Santiago-Martinez pitched for Rogers. The Royals (0-3) will host Zimmerman on Monday.
Jacob Dzubay tossed a four-hitter for St. Michael-Albertville as the Knights subdued the Rogers Royals 5-2 on Thursday at home. He limited Rogers to three singles and a double while striking out four. Rogers starter Blake Shermer took the loss, giving up three runs (two earned) in 5 1/3 innings. Michael Terres [...]
The Rogers Royals lost their baseball opener to the Becker Bulldogs 8-4 on Tuesday. Mike Smith had a two-run homer and three RBI, and Caleb Baumgarten a triple and two RBI, for Becker (1-1), while Shane Busch pitched the distance, giving up eight hits and four walks. For Rogers, Michael Terres was 2-for-3 (double, RBI), [...]