Category: Columbus Clippers

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…

Knights Take Three In Series Win Over Columbus Clippers

The Columbus Clippers lost three of four games to the International League South leading Charlotte Knights. The Clippers have fallen three games behind Indianapolis in the IL West during their 3-7 record over their last ten games. Clipper pitching has allowed 40 home runs on the year, the most in the International League. Charlotte put…

Series Finale Shutout Gives Columbus Clippers Split

The Columbus Clippers finished their latest home stand at 3-4 and fell into a tie with Indianapolis for the International League West Division lead. A 6-1 loss is how Columbus opened a four game series with the Gwinnett Braves; it was the Clippers third consecutive defeat. Gwinnett got a strong pitching performance from Chien-Ming Wang…

Columbus Clippers Take 2 of 3 With 12th Inning Win

The Columbus Clippers improved their road record to 7-12 by taking two of three games from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs at Coca-Cola Park. The Clippers continue to cling to a half-game lead over Indianapolis in the International League West. Lehigh Valley has the worst record in the International League at 10-24. Columbus continued its…

Columbus Clippers Sweep Pawtucket, Win Streak at 6

The Columbus Clippers finished off their latest home stand with a three-game sweep of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it was the first time this season that Pawtucket has been swept in a series. The margin of victory was also impressive as the Clippers only allowed only Pawtucket three runs in 27 innings of baseball at…

Columbus Clippers Break Skip with 3-Game Sweep

The friendly confines of Huntington Park are what the doctor ordered for the Columbus Clippers as they returned home following a 1-7 road trip to Rochester and Syracuse. They opened their latest home stand with a three-game sweep of Charlotte to stay 2.5 games behind Indianapolis in the Western Division of the International League. The…

Rochester Red Wings Stymy Clippers Comeback to Win 5-3

For seven innings the Rochester Red Wings dominated their International League contest against the Columbus Clippers, only to see an eighth inning comeback tie the game. The home team maintained their poise, however, responding right away and sending fans home excited following the 5-3 win. Jason Wheeler started for Rochester and he was dominant. The…

Rochester Red Wings Taylor Rodgers Sinks Clippers

On Sunday Rochester Red Wings starter Pat Dean dominated the Syracuse Chiefs with eight innings of six-hit, one-run ball in a 6-4 win. Monday night it was Taylor Rodgers turn to guide his team to victory, this time a 6-1 win over the Columbus Clippers. The left-hander completely dominated the contest, sending the club to…

Sweep Gives Columbus Clippers Division Lead

The floundering Columbus Clippers offense found its sea legs over the weekend as the club swept the Louisville Bats in a four-game series to take the division lead in the International League West. The Clippers dominated the Bats offensively, outscoring them 33-11 and outhitting them 54-25. Columbus had 15 extra base hits, five home runs…

Indianapolis Indians Take 2 of 3 from Columbus Clippers

The Indianapolis Indians took two of three games from the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park, despite issuing 18 walks in the series. The Clippers left thirty men on base and continued to hit sporadically as they’ve done all season. Extra innings was the order of the day in the series opener at Huntington Park with…

Columbus Clippers Rained Out, But Win Home Opener

The Columbus Clippers were victorious in their home opener, posting a 5-2 win over the Toledo Mud Hens and evening their record at 5-5. The win was to be the first game of two with Toledo but rain forced the postponement of Sunday’s game. Home run friendly Huntington Park was a welcome sight for the…

Pitching Dominates as Columbus Clippers Split Double-Header

A rain out on Monday night forced the Columbus Clippers and Louisville Bats to play the season’s first doubleheader on Tuesday. With the games reduced to seven inning affairs, neither team could afford to squander scoring opportunities in either contest, especially considering that runs were at a premium as the teams split the series, each…

Columbus Clippers Gain Road Split Vs. Indianapolis Indians

The Columbus Clippers and Indianapolis Indians split their opening series, two games apiece, as they began International League play at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana. The IL West rivals each won back-to-back games and relied on strong pitching. Columbus posted a 1.06 ERA in allowing four runs in four games with two shutouts; while Indianapolis…

Columbus Clippers Head South to Face Durham Bulls with Series Tied: IL Insider

A lost opportunity is the best way to describe the Clippers first Governors’ Cup appearance since 2012. A game one victory put them in the catbird’s seat in the best-of-five series, unfortunately a ninth inning blown save now puts them behind the eight-ball as the series heads south to Durham for the next three games.…