St. Joseph Picks Up a Road Win Against Joplin

Published 06/11 2013 09:36PM

Updated 06/11 2013 11:25PM


(JOPLIN, Mo.) Mustangs' relief pitcher Jace Anderson delivered three scoreless innings of one-hit ball as St. Joseph beats Joplin 8-5 in the two teams final meeting of the regular season.

Redmond Floyd pitched six innings for the second straight outing, but gave up five runs -- four earned -- before exiting the game.

Anderson picked up his first win of the summer striking out five in the appearance.

Down 5-4 in the seventh inning, the Mustangs (8-5) tied the game on Kris Koerper's RBI single scoring Zac Johnson. Kyle Simpson followed with a RBI ground out to give St. Joseph a 6-5 lead.

Emilio Villanueva added an insurance run reaching on an error in the eighth inning. Kyle Richards scored to give St. Joe a two-run lead.

Villanueva later scored on Connor Foreman's double.

Foreman was the only Mustang with a multi-hit game going 3-5 with two RBI and two doubles.

Simpson was 1-4 with three RBI in the contest.

The Mustangs return home Wednesday night for their first contest of the season with the Chillicothe Mudcats.

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