Championship dreams? Of course the 2014 Billings Mustangs began the season with them.
The Billings Mustangs are Pioneer League champions for the first time since 2003. Fans might not have thought that possible during the middle of July, when on three occasions the Mustangs fell six games below .500.
GREAT FALLS — The Great Falls Voyagers never truly solved the right arm of Tyler Mahle.
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.
The 76-game grind is over. Now the fun begins.
Outfielder Aristides Aquino and starting pitcher Tyler Mahle of the Billings Mustangs have been named to the Pioneer League All-Star team.
GREAT FALLS — Tyler Mahle allowed one unearned run in 6 2/3 innings Wednesday and the Billings Mustangs beat Great Falls 4-1 to remain three games up in the Pioneer League’s North division.
Billings Mustangs starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has been selected the Pioneer League’s pitcher of the week.
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.
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.
Billings Mustangs manager Dick Schofield stood outside his team’s Dehler Park clubhouse, extending congratulatory greetings to his players one by one as they arrived.
It seems Wyatt Strahan hardly broke a sweat in his 10th start of the season.
What a relief. Mustangs right-hander Jeremy Kivel returned the mound coming out of the bullpen Monday night, marking his first appearance in the 15 days since he was shelved with a bone spur in his right elbow.
The 10/10 Club -- reaching double digits in home runs and stolen bases -- isn’t an exclusive one in the Pioneer League. Still, it’s rarified air.
The Mustangs got three-run home runs from two of Cincinnati’s best rookie prospects. Then they said goodbye to maybe its best.
The Mustangs’ charter rolled into Dehler Park sometime around 7:30 Wednesday morning, ending the eight-day, seven-game road trip that took them through Idaho Falls and Ogden.
OGDEN, Utah – Ogden overcame an early four-run deficit and the Raptors held off a furious comeback attempt from the Billings Mustangs for an 11-10 Pioneer League win on Saturday night.
Just 24 hours after he’d spun the best pitching performance of his professional career, the Mustangs’ Tyler Mahle was already looking forward to his next start.
Tyler Mahle fired a complete-game three-hitter and Billings Mustangs batters smoked 15 hits in a 12-0 victory over the Ogden Raptors Sunday at Dehler Park.
If there’s one constant in the Pioneer League, it’s that hitters sit on fastballs.