The Mustangs got their season
under way with an ugly loss.
Louisville 9 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
Bats (23-49), Last place International League West, 19.0 GB
-Sean Gallagher (W 5-4, 5.04) pitched five innings of two-run baseball for the win. Bill Bray struck out one in 1.1 innings of scoreless ball. Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings, and Jordan Smith added one of his own.
-SS Paul Janish had two doubles, an RBI, and two runs scored. 3B Mike Costanzo had two hits and an RBI. 1B Danny Dorn recorded a hit and two RBI. RF Bill Rhinehart was 3-4, with a double, two RBI, and a run. 2B Cody Puckett also banged out three hits and drove in two runs.
Missoula 13 Billings 3
Mustangs (0-1), T-Last place Pioneer League West, 1.0 GB
-Wes Mugarian (L 0-1, 6.75) allowed three earned runs in four innings. Joel Bender took a whipping, giving up eight earned runs in just 1.2 innings. Jesus Adames was the only unblemished pitcher, tossing 1.1 scorel...