The Cincinnati Reds have assigned former first-round draft picks to the Billings Mustangs in recent years.
When he was a Mustang: Though he was drafted in 2011, 27th overall, the 6-foot-3 right-hander didn’t play that year because he signed late with the Reds and sat out the season. But he hit the ground running in 2012, flashing dominant stuff in his seven starts with the Mustangs. He pitched to…
The Billings Mustangs haven’t reached the Pioneer League playoffs for four consecutive seasons. Sad to say, but it’s true. Still, that doesn’t mean fans haven’t seen good baseball at Dehler Park.
The Cincinnati Reds drafted Samford outfielder Phillip Ervin with the 27th pick in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night.
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.
OREM, Utah – Robert Stephenson had another strong start, but the Billings Mustangs couldn’t take advantage and fell 7-3 to the Orem Owlz on Saturday night.
Sunday was a day of firsts for Robert Stephenson and the Billings Mustangs.
Dehler Park presents a far different atmosphere than what Jon Moscot was accustomed to while playing with the Reds’ other Rookie-level affiliate in Goodyear, Ariz.
Mustangs manager Pat Kelly says Robert Maddox is trying to show the Cincinnati Reds that they’re making a mistake by confining him to Rookie-level Billings.
The Billings Mustangs rank seventh in the eight-team Pioneer League in batting average, but it’s with a highly respectable .276 average.
Carlos Sanchez has hit three triples in his past two games, but it’d be pretty hard to mistake the Billings Mustangs first baseman as a speedster.
Because Sammy Diaz was prepared, the Billings Mustangs walked away winners on Thursday night.
Aside from some solid starting pitching, the Billings Mustangs have built the Pioneer League’s best record (tied with Ogden at 7-3) without dominating a bunch of statistical categories.
Pioneer League defenses have given Robert Maddox the Barry Bonds treatment.
The Mustangs won three of four games in their season-opening series against Missoula, setting the tone for what they hope will be their first playoff appearance in four years.
It was just one game, to be sure. But when a No. 1 draft pick makes his professional debut, and shines doing it, well, it makes everyone in that organization feel great.
Billings Mustangs pitcher Robert Stephenson struck eight Missoula Osprey hitters in his professional debut. Jon Matthews hit a ground ball RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Mustangs the 2-1 win.
Robert Stephenson left Tuesday night’s game against the Missoula Osprey after five innings and without a decision.
Throwbacks? Throw ‘em back, maybe.
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