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Mustangs sweep Grants Pass

The Medford Mustangs baseball team swept Grants Pass to wrap up their American Legion AAA regular-season schedule at Harry & David Field on Wednesday.

Medford won the opener, 4-0, and sealed the second triumph, 3-1.

In the opener, Cody Coggins allowed three hits and two walks with eight strikeouts in six innings to improve to 7-0 on the year.

In the third inning, Micah Brown hit a two-run double before Bryce Rogan pounded an RBI double. Cole Carder added a run-scoring triple in the sixth.

Brown finished 2-for-2.

In the second game, Tate Cowden hit a two-out triple to bring home Colton Westfall and Jared Evans added an RBI single in the second inning. Eric Carlson, who finished 2-for-3, added an RBI double in the fifth.

Winning pitcher Aaron Hutchinson improved to 7-0 after striking out five and walking one in six innings.

The Mustangs (33-11) finished Area 4 play with a 13-3 record, good for first place.


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Bastendorff and Hults; Coggins, Weaver (7) and Zavala. W — Coggins (7-0). L — Bastendorff. 2B — M: Brown, Rogan. 3B — M: Carder.


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D’Amico and Morgan; Hutchinson, Brown (7) and Hamik. W — Hutchinson (7-0). L — D’Amico. 2B — GP: Hults; M: Zavala, Carlson. 3B — M: Cowden.

WCL Baseball

MEDFORD 9, KLAMATH FALLS 3: At Klamath Falls, Billy Fredrick was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs and Medford scored eight runs in the second inning during West Coast League action.

Dan Mayer hit a three-run double, Tim Lichty went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Nathan Etheridge and Daniel Patzlaff recorded two hits apiece for the Rogues (17-21).

Klamath Falls dropped to 7-31.


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Dean, Hughes (7), Schwark (9) and Lichty; Heideman, Horak (4), Overstreet (8) and Pollman. W — Dean. L — Heideman. 2B — M: Mayer, Etheridge, Patzlaff; KF: Stone, Pollman, Barchus.