The 76-game grind is over. Now the fun begins.
Six pitchers combined on a two-hitter, and the playoff-bound Billings Mustangs continued their second-half surge by beating Helena 8-1 in Pioneer League baseball Wednesday at Dehler Park.
The Mustangs’ Tyler Mahle and Missoula’s Gabriel Moya engaged in a good old-fashioned pitcher’s duel Friday night. It just wasn’t against each other.
OREM, Utah -- The Billings Mustangs slammed four home runs en route to a 10-2 victory over the Orem Owlz in Pioneer League baseball action Sunday.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Division-leading Billings and Grand Junction exchanged wins Thursday night in a Pioneer League doubleheader.
OGDEN, Utah -- Billings scored a season-high in runs on Sunday, while Aristides Aquino hit two more home runs and drove in seven runs in the Mustangs' 19-11 Pioneer League victory over the Ogden Raptors.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- Ryan O’Hearn and Wander Franco each hit seventh-inning home runs and Idaho Falls beat the Mustangs 10-2 on Wednesday at Melaleuca Field.
Just 24 hours after he’d spun the best pitching performance of his professional career, the Mustangs’ Tyler Mahle was already looking forward to his next start.
Ryan O’Hearn nearly took off Luke Moran’s head with a liner up the middle in the first inning. Three innings later O’Hearn took Moran deep.
Kevin Franklin doubled home Shedric Long with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon, and the Billings Mustangs ended a two-game skid with a 4-3 Pioneer League victory over the Helena Brewers in front of 2,523 at Dehler Park.
HELENA -- Daniel Paula hit two home runs, Alex Greer and Aristides Aquino also homered as the Billings Mustangs won their third straight Pioneer League game, beating the Helena Brewers 16-7 at Kindrick Legion Field on Thursday night.