The Mustangs’ first postseason game in six years was a microcosm of the past month, as hitters scratched and clawed in two-strike counts and pitchers made crucial outs in big moments amid heightened pressure and emotion.
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.
MISSOULA -- Argenis Aldazoro hit two more home runs, including a two-run shot to break a tie game in the eighth inning, and the Mustangs beat Missoula 13-11 on Friday.
HELENA -- Ty Washington's sacrifice fly in the top of the 12th produced the deciding run in the Mustangs' 7-6 victory over Helena on Monday at Kindrick Legion Field.
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.
The prospect was there for the Billings Mustangs to finish off a great homestand Sunday afternoon.
GREAT FALLS – Alberti Chavez’s two-RBI single in the 17th inning gave the Billings Mustangs a 3-1 win over the Greats Falls Voyagers late Friday night.
Garrett Boulware played 61 games at Clemson this past spring, helping the Tigers reach the NCAA tournament for the 27th time in the last 28 years. Sunday’s game at Dehler Park — a 6-4 Mustangs victory — was his 21st this summer in Billings.
OGDEN, Utah -- Leadoff hitter Cory Thompson triggered a 16-hit assault with four hits and the Billings Mustangs finished their road trip with a 12-3 victory over Ogden at Lindquist Field.
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.
Idaho Falls infielder Ryan O'Hearn rounds 3rd base after hitting a solo home run off of Billings Mustangs pitcher Luke Moran in the fourth inning. The Chukars went on to beat the Mustangs 3-1.
Billings Mustangs pitcher Luke Moran allowed just two run in six innings against the Idaho Falls Chukars on Thursday a Dehler Park. The Chukars defeated the Mustangs, 3-1.
Billings Mustangs infielder Cory Thompson hits a sacrifice fly to drive in Brian O’Grady in the first inning against Idaho Falls on Thursday.
Idaho Falls Chukars shortstop Jecksson Flores dives into the stands after a foul ball in the sixth inning. Flores was unable to make the grab.
HELENA -- The Billings Mustangs held on Saturday night to beat Helena 6-5 and forge a split in a doubleheader with the Brewers at Kindrick Legion Field.
MISSOULA -- Third baseman Tyler Humphreys drove in four runs -- including the go-ahead runs during the sixth inning -- in leading Missoula past error-prone Billings 6-3 on Friday night in Pioneer League baseball.
MISSOULA – Alex Blandino hit a tie-breaking double in the top of the ninth and the Billings Mustangs tacked on four more runs to defeat the Missoula Osprey 7-2 in the Pioneer League on Wednesday night at Ogren Park at Allegiance Field.
MISSOULA -- The Billings Mustangs rallied for two runs in the ninth but fell short, losing 6-4 to Missoula on Tuesday at Ogren Park at Allegiance Field.
The Mustangs were one out from finishing their first error-free game in six nights when shortstop Alex Blandino misfired to first on a routine grounder in the ninth.