Category: AAA Baseball

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…

Matt Buschmann Clips Rochester Red Wings in 3-2 Bats Win

Coming off of his worst start of the season, Matt Buschmann was looking to show he has what it takes to make it at the Major League level. If he is looking for references, the Rochester Red Wings are happy to testify on his behalf. The right-hander delivered an outstanding seven inning outing to lead…

Ervin Santana Solid for Rochester Red Wings in Return from Suspension

It was nearly three months ago that Minnesota Twins starter Ervin Santana was suspended for 80-games under the Major League Baseball rules against performance enhancing drugs. The right-hander has been patiently waiting for his chance at redemption and Saturday night he took the first step in that direction, leading the Rochester Red Wings (the Twins…

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Leads Las Vegas 51s Invasion in 11-5 Win

There was a Kirk Nieuwenhuis siting on Friday night, something the Fresno Grizzlies could have done without. The Las Vegas 51s center fielder had a huge day at the plate, to lead his team to an 11-5 victory on the road. Matt Bowman started for Las Vegas. He retired the Grizzlies in order in the…

Five-Run Seventh Lifts Rochester Red Wings to 7-3 Victory

The Rochester Red Wings trailed twice in their contest against the Louisville Bats, but used big innings to take the lead, including a five-run seventh to win 7-3. The Red Wings got huge days from James Beresford and Danny Santana, who rapped out six of the club’s nine-hits. Keyvius Sampson started for the Bats and…

Austin Romine Plates Six to Down Rochester Red Wings 10-7

There aren’t many times that baseball fans are going to get to see a player drive in six runs, but the Rochester Red Wings got to watch it occur in a 10-7 loss Thursday night. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders catcher Austin Romine drove in six, including four on a third inning grand slam to give the visitors…

Six-Run Fourth Sends Rochester Red Wings Soaring in 7-1 Victory

The Rochester Red Wings rebounded from a tough loss to division rival Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night to take the final game of their series, 7-1. The Red Wings have been 3-7 over their last 10 games, the exact inverse record of the RailRiders, which has given SWB the North Division lead in the International League…

Steven Matz Takes Sting out of Bees in 7-4 Las Vegas 51s Win

The Las Vegas 51s were looking for lucky number seven on Wednesday afternoon, as Steven Matz went to the hill looking to send his club to their seventh straight win. The left-hander was also looking for his seventh win of the season, and after throwing seven innings of shutout ball his club walked away with…

Late Rally Propels Las Vegas 51s to Victory in See-Saw Affair

The resilient Las Vegas 51s (37-29) saw themselves playing catch up for a time on Tuesday night, but when it was time to get down to business their lineup delivered key hits to propel the squad to their sixth straight win. The 15-hit barrage saw seven players have at least two hits for the home…

Brandon Allen Propels Las Vegas 51s to 6-4 Victory Over Salt Lake

The Las Vegas 51s extended their winning streak to five games on Monday as left fielder Brandon Allen drove in three in a 6-4 victory over the Salt Lake Bees. The win extended the 51s’ lead over the El Paso Chihuahuas to 4.5 games in the Pacific Coast League’s Pacific Southern Division and continues the…

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.…

Late Aces Rally Falls Short as Las Vegas 51s Hang on for 8-7 Victory

For seven innings Las Vegas 51s starter Logan Verrett was dominating the Reno Aces. Then the visitors pulled out their Joker, rallying to pull within a run, before falling 8-7. It made for a truly nail-biting conclusion. Justin Marks started for the Aces and retired the Las Vegas 51s in order in the bottom of…

Taylor Rogers Pitches Over and Out for Rochester Red Wings

In the span of about 17 minutes the Rochester Red Wings and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders scored three combined runs. For the rest of the one hour and thirty-nine minutes of the game, neither team could manager any offense at all, as the Red Wingnuts pulled out the 2-1 win. The pitchers’ duel was the product…

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…

Brad Glenn’s Walk-Off Home Run Sends Buffalo Bisons Charging Over Red Wings

The Rochester Red Wings had everything they could have wanted going for them on Saturday afternoon as left-hander Tommy Milone headed to the mound for the visitors looking for his fifth win since joining the Red Wings. The lefty had been absolutely invincible, allowing only one run in nearly 32 innings, and he has pitched…

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…