Mid-Missouri beat the River City Rascals 9-7 on Saturday in O’Fallon to end a nine-game losing streak.
Blake Blase’s two-run home run in the top of the ninth was the winner. It was his 10th of the season.
The Rascals’ Mike Madrid scored on a James Moreno single in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 7.
Chad Sterbens’ RBI single gave the Mavericks (4-25) a 3-2 lead in the second, and Brett Metheny made it 4-2 with a solo home run in the fourth.
The Rascals (14-13) moved ahead 6-5 in the sixth, but Mid-Missouri came back with RBIs from Metheny and Tom Cashman. The loss ended the Rascals’ four-game winning streak.
On Friday, the Mavericks lost to the Rascals 9-4.
Blase hit two-run home runs in the third and fifth innings for Mid-Missouri.
Catcher Zack Riera hit a three-run home run in the Rascals’ five-run second inning.