The Cincinnati Reds have assigned former first-round draft picks to the Billings Mustangs in recent years.
When he was a Mustang: Drawing early comparisons to Jay Bruce, Winker didn’t have the best debut. In his first two games with the Mustangs, the supplemental first-rounder in 2012 (49th overall) had a hit but five strikeouts in eight at-bats. But the 18-year-old quickly showed he knew how to …
Billings Mustangs outfielder Jesse Winker has been named to the Topps Short Season-A/Rookie All-Star team.
MISSOULA – For the second season in a row, the Billings Mustangs’ Pioneer League playoff hopes hinge on the final day of the regular season.
Now finding themselves in a fight for their playoff lives, it was only fitting that the Billings Mustangs found themselves fighting to keep innings alive Saturday night at Dehler Park.
The preliminaries are out of the way. No offense to the Helena Brewers.
Watching a lights-out closer give up a game-tying grand slam can have a devastating effect on a team. Instead, the Billings Mustangs kept the faith, and in so doing, got one day closer to clinching a Pioneer League playoff berth.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- Elier Hernandez had two hits and drove in five runs Wednesday night to lead Idaho Falls to an 11-5 victory over the Billings Mustangs at Melaleuca Field.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Diego Goris hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to send Idaho Falls to a 5-3 win over the Billings Mustangs on Tuesday night in the Pioneer League.
The stats forecasted a pitcher’s duel Tuesday night. Mustangs starter Drew Cisco and Idaho Falls starter Sam Selman delivered.
MISSOULA – Jesse Winker and Wagner Gomez hit two-run homers, and the Billings Mustangs got a combined six-hitter to beat the Missoula Osprey 4-2 on Friday night in the Pioneer League.
GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls Voyagers scored two runs in the seventh and eighth innings to rally past the Billings Mustangs 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Pioneer League.
HELENA – Seth Mejias-Brean, Daniel Pigott and Carlos Sanchez all drove in three runs each as the Billings Mustangs defeated the Helena Brewers 9-4 on Thursday night in the Pioneer League.
HELENA – Seth Mejias-Brean extended his hitting streak but the Billings Mustangs saw their winning streak end in a 7-6 loss to the Helena Brewers on Wednesday night.
Quality starting pitching and an explosive offense have carried the Mustangs since the middle of last week. And with a 9-4 victory over Great Falls on a sweltering Monday at Dehler Park, the Mustangs matched their longest winning streak of the season at five games.
Mustangs starter Sal Romano went through a rough stretch in his previous five starts, losing four times and taking one no-decision while his ERA ballooned to 6.33.
The power failure at Dehler Park on Friday night was certainly not to be blamed on Ismael Guillon or the Billings Mustangs’ bats.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Robert Maddox hit a tie-breaking home run in the top of the 10th inning and the Billings Mustangs won a slugfest with Grand Junction, beating the Rockies 12-11 on Wednesday afternoon.
OREM, Utah – Orem scored the winning run in the bottom of the 11th without getting a hit, beating the Billings Mustangs 9-8 in the Pioneer League on Thursday night.
Sunday was a day of firsts for Robert Stephenson and the Billings Mustangs.