BILLINGS — The Billings Mustangs scored twice in the bottom of the eighth on the way to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over the Idaho Falls Chukars in Pioneer League baseball Thursday at Dehler Park.

Trailing by a run, Brandt Broussard drew a bases-loaded walk and Jesus Azuaje later brought in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth. Tyshawn Chapman pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to close the game.

Cameron Comer hit a solo homer for the Mustangs in the second inning, which tied the score 1-1. Jalen Garcia came through with a two-strike, two-out single up the middle to put Billings ahead 2-1.

Idaho Falls took a 3-2 advantage in the sixth on Tyler Van Marter's RBI single through the left side. The Chukars' Matt Feinstein later had a sacrifice fly for his league-leading 108th RBI of the season.

The Mustangs pulled back within 4-3 when Azuaje ripped a run-scoring double down the left field line in the seventh.

Billings manager Joe Kruzel was not present. The Mustangs' front office said Kruzel "doesn't feel well" and was absent as a precaution. Hitting coach Angel Franco served as the field manager.

The teams play Game 3 of their six-game series Friday at 6:35 p.m. at Dehler Park.

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