St. Joe’s summer college baseball team drops to 8-6 this season and 6-6 in the MINK League.
The Mustangs jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning after an RBI single by Payton Scarbrough, but Chillicothe scored three two-out runs in the next two innings to take a 3-1 lead.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, St. Joseph DH Kris Koerper hit a solo home run to make it 3-2, but the Mudcats broke the game open with a six-run sixth inning and went on to the 9-2 win.
Simpson, Emilio Villanueva and Jeremy Monty had two hits each for the Mustangs.
St. Joe starter Dixon Marble fell to 2-1 this season as he went five innings and allowed seven hits and six runs. He struck out five and walked three.
The Mustangs are back at home Thursday as they host Clarinda inside Phil Welch Stadium at 7:00 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN 1550 AM and www.1550espn.com.