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Billings Loses in 9th

Reds Went Over Slot to Sign 43rd Round Washington

Not many of the highest rated prospects in the Cincinnati system are middle infielders. One day Ty Washington might change that as he's started out hot at Billings this year. He wasn't selected until the 43rd round in 2011, but the Reds still thought highly enough of him to offer a $300,000 bonus to sign instead of going to school.

Billings allowed the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Sunday in their 3-2 loss to visiting Missoula. The Mustangs took a lead in the third inning when Jonathan Reynosa singled, advanced on a Ty Washington double, and scored on a groundout. They increased their lead the next frame when Jhimmy Lopez singled home Jon Matthews, but that would be the last time they crossed the plate in the game...

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