Category: Columbus Clippers

One-Run Victories Give Columbus Clippers Series Split

The Columbus Clippers snapped an early season four-game losing skid with a 2-1 win over the Indianapolis Indians on Saturday night and outlasted the Indians 8-7 in 11 innings in the Sunday finale. The Clippers lost the first two games of the series with the Indians 1-5 and 2-3, but salvaged the series split with…

Double-Header Sweep Gives Bats Series Victory Over Clippers

Thanks to a double-header sweep on Wednesday, the Louisville Bats were able to take two of three from the Columbus Clippers on the road. The combination of good pitching and timely hitting aided the Bats’ cause. On the strength of a four-run fifth inning the Clippers took game one of their series with the Louisville…

Clippers, Indians Split DH in Rematch of IL Championship

The last time the Columbus Clippers faced the Indianapolis Indians at Huntington Park, the International League Championship was on the line. Over 11,000 fans attended, thanks to General Manager Ken Schnacke’s decision to grant free admission for the final three home playoff dates. Columbus won those games and went on to win the decisive fifth…

Series Victory Puts Columbus Clippers 2.5 Games out of 1st

The Columbus Clippers took two-of three games from Scranton in Huntington Park. The Clippers played from behind in all three games, yet managed to come back to take two of them. Offensively the Clippers were led by twenty-three-year-old Erik Gonzalez who was 5 for 12 with six RBI in the series. Gonzalez, a shortstop, has…

Promising Start Leads to Series Split for Columbus Clippers

Following the All-Star break the Columbus Clippers headed to Buffalo Bison for a four-game series. The first two games saw the Clippers win by scores of 8-1 and 3-2 and extend their winning streak to eight games, more significantly they pulled to within two games of division leader, Indianapolis. The weekend was a different story,…

Columbus Clippers Sweep Indians to Move 2 Out

The Columbus Clippers completed their second consecutive series sweep and pulled within two games of the International League Western Division lead. The three wins were particularly significant as they were against division leader Indianapolis Indians.  Indianapolis took an early lead in all three contests forcing the Clippers to play catch up, which they did fiercely,…

Columbus Clippers Split Double-Header with Louisville

The Columbus Clippers split a two-game series with the Louisville Bats at Slugger Field, the games were played  as a Friday double-header due to a first game weather suspension. Columbus took game one 7-1 with the Bats taking the second game, which was reduced to seven innings, 3-2. The Clippers had five extra base hits,…

Columbus Clippers Fall 6.5 Back With Series Loss to Indians

The Indianapolis Indians and Columbus Clippers matched-up for a very important three-game series in Indianapolis this past week, as the Clippers hoped to make-up some ground on the division leaders. After taking the series opener the Indians used solid pitching to take the final two games of the set and pick up a game on…

Norfolk Tides Complete Sweep With 5-4 Win Over Columbus Clippers

Home field wasn’t very kind to the Columbus Clippers as they returned to Huntington Park to face the Norfolk Tides in a three-game series. Norfolk took advantage of Columbus’ miscues during the entire series to sweep the Clippers. Columbus allowed six unearned runs on four errors in the sweep. Columbus outhit Norfolk but they were…

Columbus Clippers Take No Bull In Sweeping Durham

The Columbus Clippers finished their seven-game road trip with a four-game sweep of the Durham Bulls, as excellent pitching highlighted the series. Durham struck out 46 times in the series against Columbus pitching; the Bulls lead the International League with 591 strike outs. The Clippers pitching staff boasts a 3.14 ERA and 1.27 WHIP, both…

Columbus Clippers Remain Red Hot in Taking 3 of 4

The Columbus Clippers took three-of-four games from the Syracuse Chiefs at Huntington Park over the weekend. Columbus is 7-3 in their last ten games and it appears they’ve recovered from their recent tailspin. Cody Anderson and Enosil Tejeda pitched ten innings of one run baseball in the series opener to defeat the Syracuse Chiefs 2-1.…

Columbus Clippers Break Losing Streak with Series Closing Win

The Columbus Clippers returned home to Huntington Park on Monday and they continued their downward spiral, dropping both ends of a seven inning double-header to the Toledo Mud Hens, 4-2 and 2-1. The losses extended the Columbus losing streak to five. Game one featured a Francisco Lindor home run in the third inning that gave…

Columbus Clippers Limp Home Looking to Change Fortunes

New city, same result for the Columbus Clippers, as they opened a three-game series with the Gwinnett Braves with a 4-0 loss. Three Braves pitchers combined in the three-hit shutout. It was the Clippers fourth loss in their last five games. The Braves scored single runs in the first, second, fifth and eighth innings. Center…