The news that former Mustangs shortstop Didi Gregorius was acquired by the Yankees on Friday as a potential replacement for retired legend Derek Jeter spoke well of Billings’ longstanding Pioneer League club and the role it plays in the development of major league players.
With best wishes from the former ownership, the two new owners of the Billings Mustangs said hello to Dehler Park and the Magic City on Friday afternoon during a press conference held, appropriately enough, in the Mustangs’ clubhouse.
Dick Schofield is coming back to manage the Billings Mustangs.
Billings Mustangs general manager Gary Roller has been named the Pioneer League’s 2014 executive of the year.
Luke Moran stood alone holding a football in the Dehler Park outfield, waiting for somebody to join him for a little pigskin toss. It’s a common warm-up routine for pitchers, and can serve as a method to lighten the mood.
Day after day, the hits kept coming during that magical Pioneer League summer of 1978, a few from a Louisville Slugger bat that would eventually find its way to baseball’s Hall of Fame.
MISSOULA -- Pinch hitter Tyler Humphreys hit a line-drive double to left field to score two runs in the bottom of the ninth and lead the Missoula Osprey to a 2-1 victory over the Billings Mustangs in Pioneer League baseball Sunday.
Election Day 2006 was a defining moment in Billings history as 21,710 voters said they wanted the city to replace creaky old Cobb Field, the stadium that emerged in 1948 from an $80,000 renovation to an even older baseball stadium.
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.
Billings Mustangs general manager Gary Roller said a game featuring all-stars from the Pioneer League against all-stars from the Northwest League will be a “showcase event.”
HELENA -- The Billings Mustangs rapped out 11 hits, led by a 4-of-5 effort by designated hitter Argenis Aldazoro, in a 6-2 victory over Helena in Pioneer League baseball here Sunday.
The Mustangs are the quintessential .500 team. Before Wednesday’s 8-1 victory over Missoula at Dehler Park, their record was 30-30 overall -- 15-15 at home, 15-15 on the road.
OREM, Utah -- Orem erupted for eight runs in the third inning and rolled to a 13-5 Pioneer League victory over the Mustangs on Monday at Brent Brown Ballpark.
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.
OREM, Utah -- Brian O’Grady homered and Aristides Aquino drove in three runs as the Mustangs outslugged Orem 12-11 in a Pioneer League baseball game Friday at Brent Brown Ballpark.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Division-leading Billings and Grand Junction exchanged wins Thursday night in a Pioneer League doubleheader.
Billings Mustangs and Orem Owlz play at Dehler Park.
The Mustangs' Aristides Aquino reacts as he is nearly hit by a pitch in the fourth inning against Orem on Friday, August 8, 2014.
A home run hit by Argenis Aldazoro sails over the head of Orem centerfielder Michael Hemosillo in the third inning Friday, August 8, 2014.
Orem's Pedro Pizarro, left, tags out the Mustangs' Aristides Aquino at home plate in the fourth inning Friday, August 8, 2014.