LOUISVIILE, KY – The Columbus Clippers dropped their second game of the series against the Louisville Bats 10-7 Wednesday morning. The Clippers have lost six of their seven games in the last week.
Despite a decent performance from the Clippers’ bats, it was Louisville making all of the plays from the plate. The Bats scored in six of the eight innings—racking up ten runs in the first six innings of play including four home runs.
Clippers righty Trevor Bauer picked up his second loss of the season (2-2), giving up seven earned runs on seven hits—including all four home runs in the game. Bauer only struck out three batters and walked four. Bats pitcher Armando Galarraga did not have such a stellar performance but gave up less runs to earn him his third victory of the season (3-3).
Through four innings, the Bats had five hits and four homers, adding two more runs in the bottom of the second and third after a series of walks.
The Bats took an early 6-0 advantage.
Clippers’ second baseman...