COLUMBUS- Dime-a-dog night had spirits high at Huntington Park even with the Columbus Clippers riding a six-game losing streak. Unfortunately, the Indianapolis Indians swept the Clippers at home, ending the series with a 6-2 loss, continuing Columbus on their losing ways.
Cleveland’s top pitching prospect, righty Trevor Bauer, started for the Clippers. In the top of the first, Bauer allowed three singles to Chase d’Arnaud, Josh Harrison and Felix Pie to load the bases with no outs. Bauer showcased why he’s a top prospect by striking out the side, including old friend Jared Goedert in the process, to end the threat.
The Clippers offense joined the game in the bottom of the second. Chun-Hsiu Chen along with Matt Lawson drew one-out walks. Matt Carson loaded the bases with a single. Omir Santos came up big for the Clippers hitting a single to right field, scoring Chen and taking the lead 1-0.
The Clipper’s defense slowly began to falter in the third. First up, a a lead-off...