COLUMBUS, OH - The Columbus Clippers won in walk-off fashion Saturday night against the Gwinnett Braves. After a back and forth game, Gwinnett and Columbus remained locked in a tie for three innings before Columbus won late in the 10th inning, 4-3.
“Tonight we were able to do it and we got the win,” Manager Chris Tremie commented about the game.
The Clippers bats warmed up in the third inning, giving them an early lead on the Braves. Chun-Hsiu Chen led off the inning drawing a walk from Gwinnett starter Omar Poveda. Third baseman Justin Toole moved Chen over to second with a sacrifice bunt to first base. The left fielder Chen then advanced to third on a wild pitch by Poveda.
With two outs and Chen on third Ezequiel Carrera came up with a clutch hit, bringing Chen in to score. Carrera continued to produce stealing his 40th base with shortstop Ryan Rohlinger batting. Rohlinger then smashed a hard hit into left field, sending Chen home. Rohlinger was called out at second while trying t...