The Casper Horseheads' modest two-game winning streak came to an end Sunday in Caldwell, Idaho, as the Canyon County Spuds scored eight runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn a 10-2 Exhibition League victory.
The Horseheads (3-8) scored two runs in the top of the third behind RBIs from Kyler Halverson and Ryan Callahan for a 2-0 lead. The Spuds tied the game with single runs in the sixth and the seventh before its big eighth inning.
Casper starting pitcher Jake Wright allowed just two hits and a walk in five innings before giving way to the bullpen.
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Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.