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Losing Streak Reaches Six As Mustangs Fall 9-1 In Forest City

Losing Streak Reaches Six As Mustangs Fall 9-1 In Forest City

The Martinsville Mustangs dropped a sixth straight game 9-1 to the Forest City Owls on Wednesday night at McNair Field. 

Righty Brayden Weyer (Colorado School of Mines) made his first start of the summer, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out three in three innings of work.

The Owls (6-6, 20-17) blew the game open early, scoring two times in the first, adding another in the third and exploding for five two-out runs in the fourth to make it 8-0.

In the fifth, shortstop Jack Sigrist (Wichita State) got the Mustangs on the board with a double that allowed Will Schroeder (North Carolina) to score on an Owls error.

Right-handers Charles Hasty (Wayne State College), Sam Kaplan (Mars Hill), Cameron Howell (Mars Hill), Bryson Sullivan (Lincoln Memorial), Davis Mikell (Castleton) and Evan Dix (Queens) all saw action on the mound for the Mustangs. 

Martinsville (4-8, 14-24) travels to Wilson on Thursday night for a 7:15 p.m. first pitch against the Tobs at Fleming Stadium. Listen on the Mustangs Baseball Network here

About the Mustangs:

The Mustangs are celebrating 15 seasons of Coastal Plain League baseball at historic Hooker Field in 2019. For news and ticket information visit www.martinsvillemustangs.com or call 276-403-5250. The team can also be reached by email at info@martinsvillemustangs.com. Follow the Mustangs on on Facebook and Instagram @MartinsvilleMustangs and on Twitter @MVilleMustangs. 

About the CPL:

The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Heading into its 23rd season in 2019, the CPL features 16 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,450 alumni drafted and 118 alums – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com, and be sure to follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.