This isn’t the The Show. Wins and losses aren’t make-or-break in the Pioneer League.
For the week July 13-19 ...
Part of the challenge of baseball development is making sure young players stay within themselves and keep their confidence, especially against big deficits.
If pitching is what really matters -- if the collective aptitude of a pitching staff is what more often than not makes the difference between winning and losing -- the Mustangs have found the right formula.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Jose Ortiz hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Mustangs to a 6-4 Pioneer League victory over Grand Junction on Tuesday at Suplizio Field.
MISSOULA -- Stryker Trahan’s bases-loaded double highlighted a five-run seventh inning, and Missoula rallied to beat the Mustangs 7-6 on Wednesday at Ogren Park Allegiance Field.
If not for a four-batter stretch in the second inning, the Billings Mustangs and Helena Brewers might still be playing.
Jon Matthews’ long, tailing drive to right-center was caught. And then it wasn’t.
It was nearly 20 minutes after the Billings Mustangs opened their 2013 Pioneer League season with a 7-1 win over the Great Falls Voyagers on Thursday night, and Phillip Ervin was still wading his way to the clubhouse, gleefully signing autographs and posing for pictures.
Pitcher Amir Garrett earns a win for the Mustangs on Thursday against Great Falls after throwing five innings.
One of life’s little twists led to a big opportunity for Phillip Ervin. He made the most of a second chance and looks to continue his rising arc when his professional baseball career begins Thursday night.
Amir Garrett still has dreams of playing in the NBA. That doesn’t mean his intention of pitching on a Major League Baseball mound has taken a back seat.
Well, the Billings Mustangs were probably due for a night like this.
The Cincinnati Reds on Monday agreed to terms on a 2012 contract with first-round draft pick Robert Stephenson.