LOUISVILLE, KY – The Columbus Clippers used five pitchers to secure a 5-0 shutout win over the Louisville Bats on Wednesday night. The victory gave the Clippers the series win, 2-1.
The headline before the game was that Clippers starting pitcher to be, Corey Kluber, was recalled back up to the majors. Kluber was set to start on the mound for the Clippers on Wednesday night, but the change gave the spot-start to Clippers righty reliever Matt Langwell.
Langwell pitched the first three innings, only giving up two hits and recording three strikeouts.
The Clippers bats stayed quiet through the first third of the game. Louisville Bats pitcher Armando Galarraga had four strikeouts through the third inning—only giving up one hit in the process.
The Clippers scoreless streak of 14 innings finally came to an end in the top of the fourth.
Clippers second baseman Luis Hernandez started the inning off with a single to right field. Hernandez was followed by Clippers left fielder Matt Carson who s...