Mustangs, Aquino batter Raptors

2014-07-20T20:00:00Z 2014-07-21T00:19:04Z Mustangs, Aquino batter RaptorsGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
July 20, 2014 8:00 pm  • 

OGDEN, Utah --  Billings scored a season-high in runs on Sunday, while Aristides Aquino hit two more home runs and drove in seven runs in the Mustangs' 19-11 Pioneer League victory over the Ogden Raptors.

Aquino batted 4 for 5 for Billings, with a grand slam home run in the first inning and a two-run shot in the third.

That gave the outfielder a staggering streak of four consecutive home runs, including his final two at-bats during Saturday's 11-10 setback to the Raptors.

Aquino, who is now batting .313 on the season with nine home runs, added a run-scoring double in the fourth inning to give him a string of five straight extra-base hits.

He singled to lead off the sixth.

The Mustangs trailed 9-7 after three innings. Billings tied the game in the fourth on doubles by Brian O'Grady and Aquino.

Billings went ahead for good, 12-9, in the fifth on a run-scoring single by Ty Washington and a two-run double by O'Grady.

Washington matched Aquino's four hits. Alex Greer added three more, including a double and triple.

Billings finished with 18 hits, two shy of its season high. Eight of them fell for extra bases.

The Mustangs also stole a season-high nine bases.

Billings (14-19) and Ogden (13-20) play the third game of their four-game set on Monday night. The Raptors had won three straight games before Sunday's loss.

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