GREAT FALLS — The Billings Mustangs were swept by the Great Falls Voyagers in their four-game series, falling in the finale 4-1 on Monday afternoon in front of 1,027 at Centene Stadium.
Great Falls got off to a roaring offensive start, piling up 14 hits inside of the first four innings and scoring all four of its runs in that time.
The Mustangs (21-13 second half, 36-36 overall) have lost six consecutive games for the first time in 2019 and finished their final road trip of the regular season 1-6.
Billings' lead in the North Division is now 1 1/2 games over the Missoula Osprey with four games left to play for Billings and five left for Missoula.
The Mustangs have their final off day of the season Tuesday before beginning a four-game series Wednesday against Missoula in a series that will decide the second-half playoff berth.
First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at Dehler Park.
Harvin Mendoza went 3 for 4 with a double, two runs, RBI and a walk to lead the Voyagers' offense on Monday. Luis Curbelo went 2 for 4 to bring his total to nine hits over the last three games.
Trailing 4-0, the Mustangs picked up their only run in the top of the sixth off Sean Thompson. Quincy McAfee singled with one out, advanced on a balk and scored on Tyler Callihan's RBI single to right. Callihan went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a steal in his second Pioneer League game.