The Mid-Missouri Mavericks dropped their fifth consecutive game, losing 9-8 to the River City Rascals on Thursday in O’Fallon.
The Rascals (18-15) beat the Mavericks (11-22) on an RBI single from Mike Madrid in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Rascals were down as many as five runs in the game before mounting their comeback.
The Mavericks have allowed at least nine runs in all five of their losses during the streak.
The Mavericks continue their three-game series against the Rascals tonight and Saturday. Both games start at 7 p.m.