SCRANTON, PA - On a cold morning in Scranton, Pennsylvania, some late inning heroics from the Clippers propelled Columbus to their tenth win of the year, defeating Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5-4.
In his third start of the year for the Clippers, phenom Trevor Bauer continued his dominance of the International League.
Aside from a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning and a double and RBI single in the 5th, Bauer was impressive striking out eight while allowing only two walks. Unfortunately, thanks to only two runs from the Clippers by the time he exited the game, Bauer wouldn’t add to his win total, but his continued good showing does not go unnoticed.
Things got started offensively for Columbus in the top of the second when designated hitter Matt Carson, centerfielder Cedric Hunter, and first baseman Mike McDade singled consecutively. McDade’s base-knock brought home Carson, giving the Clippers a 1-0 lead.
Lead-off man and left fielder Tim Fedroff extended the lead to two with...