MEDFORD, Ore---The Medford Mustangs started hot at Harry and David Field before getting cooled off by the Eugene Challengers on Thursday.
The Mustangs would took a quick 6-0 lead in the 2nd inning before eventually falling, 11-10.
The loss gives the Mustangs their first loss of the season, moving their record to 10-1.
A full game was not played on Thursday, as the game hit the two and a half-hour time limit before reaching nine innings. During the coronavirus pandemic, games at Harry and David Field are only played for two and a half hours, no matter how many innings are played. The Mustangs' loss was only played through the bottom of the top of the sixth inning.
Plenty of safety protocols are being implemented at Harry and David Field as it hosts the "Coach K Memorial Tournament." In between games, each fan must leave the stadium so the venue can be sanitized. There is also hand sanitizer available at the door. All staff members of the venue are wearing masks during the games.
The Mustangs will have a double-header up next. Both contests will be at Harry and David Field. Medford will take on Roseburg at 4 p.m. Right after that, the Mustangs will play Grants Pass at 7 p.m.