Mid-Missouri lost 2-0 to the Washington Wild Things on Sunday at Falconi Field in Washington, Penn. It was the second day in a row the Wild Things (41-27) shut out the Mavericks (28-42) .
The Wild Things’ Jared Howton pitched six innings and struck out five to earn his seventh win of the season. Anthony Kozol pitched the ninth to finish the three-hit shutout and pick up his 13th save.
Mavericks’ shortstop Cooper Vittitow was 1-for-3 with a double, but also committed an error in the eighth allowing Wild Things’ second baseman Blake Woods to reach base. Woods eventually scored the second run.
The Mavericks’ Grant Dorn pitched a complete game, giving up five hits and striking out seven. The loss brings Dorn’s record to 5-5.
Tonight the Mavericks head to Richmond to take on the Roosters. The game starts at 6:35.