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.
On a night when the Mustangs’ lineup was scattered with teenagers, a couple “veterans” helped lead the way.
Wow, that snowballed.
If the Billings Mustangs had set about pre-planning a game to thrill the 3,180 fans at Dehler Park, they couldn’t have done a better job than Saturday night’s win over the Ogden Raptors.
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.
The power failure at Dehler Park on Friday night was certainly not to be blamed on Ismael Guillon or the Billings Mustangs’ bats.
We learned a number of lessons from the Mustangs’ daytime doubleheader split with Grand Junction on Tuesday at Dehler Park. But perhaps the most obvious revelation is this:
At face value, it was a run-of-the-mill matchup between rookies during the Mustangs’ 6-3 victory over Orem on Wednesday at Dehler Park.
GREAT FALLS -- Great Falls used a 12-run fifth inning Monday night to beat Billings 15-3 and move into sole possession of first place in the North Division of the Pioneer League.
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.
Robert Stephenson left Tuesday night’s game against the Missoula Osprey after five innings and without a decision.
Throwbacks? Throw ‘em back, maybe.
Les Barnes slid into a spot-on replica of his old No. 4 jersey, paced assuredly to the mound and delivered a one-hopper to the plate.