Mustangs come up short against Clarinda, 3-2

riggertMustangsThe St. Joseph Mustangs suffered their third loss in five games Friday night as they fell at home to the Clarinda A’s, 3-2.

St. Joe’s summer college baseball team drops to 18-13 and 14-13 in the MINK League.

Clarinda struck first Friday night with one run in the first inning, but St. Joe took the lead in the third inning when Joe Koerper and Connor Foreman each had RBI singles.

The A’s rallied to tie the game in the seventh inning off Mustangs’ starter Brandon Simmons and they took the lead in the eighth off releiver Ethan Appleby.

Simmons threw well for St. Joseph as he allowed six hits and two runs in seven innings of work. Simmons struck out five and didn’t walk a batter.

Griff Gordon and Eric Swain had two hits each for the Mustangs, Gordon and Brandon Huske scored the two St. Joe runs.

The Mustangs are back in action Saturday night at Phil Welch Stadium when they host Omaha at 7:00 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on 680 KFEQ and here on