Martinsville and Forest City met for a doubleheader on Thursday night. Forest City had defeated Martinsville in three straight games before the first game. The Owls magic number to clinch the West was also down to one. The Mustangs got a strong pitching performance from John Weber and some late offense to defeat the Owls 6-4.
Weber who was coming off of a strong start against Asheboro on June 21st, settled… Read More
After a loss to High Point-Thomasville in game one on Monday night, the Mustangs got a solid performance from Troy Beckner. The bullpen finished things off and Martinsville held on for another tight 2-1 win.
Josh Vincent made the start in game one and pitched well but the defense faltered behind him. Five errors led to three unearned runs and the HiToms won 3-2.
Mustangs Head Coach Danny Higginbotham talked about the message he… Read More
Martinsville traveled to Cary, N.C. on Saturday afternoon for an exhibition game against Team USA. The Mustangs played a solid game and were able to keep the game tied until late when Team USA scored the winning run in the seventh to win 2-1.
Martinsville used eight different pitchers over the course of the night in an effort to give Team USA as many different looks as possible. Tate Brawley was the… Read More
Martinsville welcomed in the High Point-Thomasville HiToms for a Friday night matchup at Hooker Field. The HiToms carried a 1-0 lead into the eighth inning before the Mustangs rallied behind a huge pinch-hit from Ryan Shinn to win a tightly contested 2-1 game.
Alex Kubera got the start for Martinsville and he kept the Mustangs in the ballgame. The pitcher from Le Moyne worked around a couple of early errors to keep… Read More
Martinsville hit the road for the backend of a four game series with Asheboro. After a split at home yesterday, Martinsville got two strong performances from their starting pitchers and the offense came through in some big spots to power the Mustangs to a sweep.
In the first game the Mustangs sent Dylan Spacke, the freshman from Long Beach State to the mound. Spacke was making… Read More
After a loss in game one of a doubleheader the Mustangs bounced back with a strong performance in game two. Behind a strong start from Texas freshman John Weber (1-0) and two RBIs from Josh Smith the Mustangs improved to .500 with a 4-1 win.
Asheboro sent John Alan Kendrick (0-4) to the mound for the second game. In the second inning after Zach Michalski led off with a walk, Ryan Perkins… Read More
After losing their last two games, the Mustangs continued their road trip as they traveled to High Point-Thomasville. Martinsville took an early lead but the HiToms would rally back to tie the game. After a rain delay in the eighth inning the Mustangs came out and scratched across a run on a bases loaded walk, leading to a 6-5 win.
High Point-Thomasville sent Rhyse Dee to the mound for his second… Read More
Star Wars and Fireworks Night brought out late inning dramatics on Saturday night. With the game tied at four in the eighth, Emilio Abreu drove in Lee Sponseller to give the Mustangs the lead for good. Martinsville capped off a great week with their fourth straight win as they beat Holly Springs 5-4 in front of a packed house at Hooker Field.
Davis Sims who had been swinging a hot bat… Read More
The Mustangs visited the Salamanders of Holly Springs on Friday night. In front of a packed house the Mustangs took a brief lead but fell behind early for the third straight game. As they did the first two nights, Martinsville rallied back to win, handing Holly Springs their third straight loss.
Holly Springs sent Jake Lee to the mound. The freshman from Georgia Tech gave up eight runs in his first… Read More
Baseball players almost never forget the fields they grew up playing on. For Zach Michalski it was a memorable return to Finch Field against High Point-Thomasville as the junior tied the game in sixth with a home run and drove in the winning run in the eighth to lift the Mustangs to a 4-3 win.
Martinsville handed the ball to Troy Beckner who was making his second start of the summer. Coming… Read More