NATE SPEARS NEWS

Clippers fall to IronPigs on the road, 4-3

ALLENTOWN, PA – A two-out rally in the fifth inning was all the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (38-37) needed to hand the visiting Columbus Clippers (38-36) their third consecutive loss, 4-3, in front of 10,100 fans at Coca-Cola Park. Danny Salazar (1-4, 6.35) never gave up the big inning.  But he gave up a run in each of the first three innings. Maikel Franco drove in the first run...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers end season with dramatic 8-7 walkoff win

COLUMBUS, OH - A barn-burner between the Columbus Clippers and the Toledo MudHens ended in wild fashion, as Columbus rode off into the sunset with an 8-7 victory in their final game of 2013. Tied at 7-7 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning in a game that already contained 24 hits, three errors, and 14 runs, it was anyone’s guess as to who was going to be the hero...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: September 1, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Luis Gomez, Carlos Melo, and Kerry Doane (Mahoning Valley, Pitchers) - Combined No-Hitter - Normally, feature entries here in ATF consist of a lengthy excursus on the featured player...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Big sixth inning leads Clippers to 7-4 win

Columbus- After fielding errors dug the Clippers into a four-run hole against the Louisville Bats, in one inning Columbus rallied scoring seven runs and collecting the win 7-4. “It would have been very easy for the club to just kind of pack it in and we haven’t done that all year,” manager Chris Tremie said. “They play the game the right way.” The Clippers struggled to...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Santos’ clutch hitting thrusts Clippers past Indians

INDIANAPOLIS- Locked in a 2-2 tie heading into the top of the eighth inning, Columbus catcher Omir Santos smacked a two-out triple into right field to put the Clippers ahead of the Indian Indians. The clutch hit would prove to produce the game-winning run as Columbus would go on to win 5-2 Friday. With infielders Nate Spears and Ryan Rohlinger at the corners, Santos took a hardy...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

House shuts down Bats, Clippers win 8-1

Louisville- With their offense in overdrive and starting pitching on point the Clippers took the win from the Louisville Bats on Saturday. After three quiet innings Columbus took the lead and kept it for the rest of the night, only giving up a single run to Louisville and winning 8-1. The Clippers were the first to strike early in the fourth. Jeremy Hermida led off the inning drawing...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Carson paces Columbus to 4-1 win over Louisville

COLUMBUS- Center fielder Matt Carson’s three RBI performance helped clinch a series sweep against the Louisville Bats with a 4-1 victory Friday at Huntington Park. After knocking in infielders Nate Spears and Justin Toole with a groundball single to center field in the bottom of the third inning, Carson provided the Clippers with some extra breathing room in the eighth with a solo...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Seventh-inning rally lifts Clippers over Bulls 3-2

COLUMBUS - Thanks to a few lucky breaks in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Columbus Clippers nudged the Durham Bulls 3-2 Friday. Down 2-1, the Clippers filled the bases and came through with a duo of runs to catapult themselves into the lead. Durham catcher Jesus Flores never touched home plate on what could have been a force out for the tying run of the inning as shortstop...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 24, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.  LeVon Washington (LF, AZL Indians): 4-for-5, 2 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 1 E It is a given that parsing out meaning in Arizona League stats is next to impossible. The Arizona air and the nature...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sailing with the Clippers: 7/11/13 to 7/17/13

The Columbus Clippers concluded the first half of their season on a high note, finishing the past week with a 4-1 record. The winning record is quite a welcoming sign for the Clippers who before their two-game sweep of the Toledo Mud Hens on July 12 had not won a series since clinching taking the third game of a four-game stretch against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on May...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers head into All Star break with 6-1 win over Indians

COLUMBUS- The Columbus Clippers entered the All-Star Break after devastating the Indianapolis Indians Sunday evening. Thanks to strong pitching from Columbus the Indians were unable to make a comeback against the Clippers’ vigorous offense and ultimately lost, 6-1. The Clippers wasted no time jumping on the board in the first inning. Ezequiel Carrera led off the inning with a single...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Three-run 11th lifts Clippers over Indians in nightcap

INDIANAPOLIS- Trailing 2-1 heading into the ninth inning, the Columbus Clippers tied things up on a sacrifice fly by center fielder Tim Fedroff and then exploded for three runs in the top of the 11th to burry the Indianapolis Indians in the 5-2 in the latter game of a twin bill Saturday. With two down and third baseman Ryan Rohlinger on first, catcher Omir Santos smacked a laser...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 11, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note that Carolina was postponed due to rain. Chun-Hsiu Chen (1B, Columbus): 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SO, 1 HBP Triple-A has not treated Chen nearly as kindly as Double-A...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers clobber Mud Hens 10-3

COLUMBUS- An all-out offensive assault of seven extra-base hits lead the Clipper to a 10-3 beat down of the Toledo Mud Hens Thursday. Columbus manager Chris Tremie was pleased to see the productivity of his lineup from top to bottom. All but two batters collected at least one hit in the affair. “Up and down the lineup just about everybody contributed in some way,” Tremie said...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 4, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Ryan Merritt (SP, Lake County): W (5-8), 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 E Merritt is not an overpowering pitcher (he only has 6.32 SO/9), though you could be forgiven for mistaking...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Toledo shuts down Columbus 7-0

TOLEDO- The Toledo Mudhens shutout the Columbus Clippers on Independence Day Thursday afternoon. Columbus’ five pitchers weren’t enough to hold the Mudhens, while the Clippers offense could not make up the deficit the Clippers’ pitching caused, losing 7-0. The Mudhens held Columbus’ offense to shameful numbers, only allowing four hits the entire game. Center fielder Ezequiel...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: June 27, 2013

Luis Lugo (SP, Mahoning Valley): 5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K. Another very good outing from Lugo to start his 2013 campaign at Mahoning Valley, and he is now 1-1 with a 0.60 ERA in three starts, and in 15.0 innings he has allowed 10 hits, 1 home run, 1 walk, and has 8 strikeouts. Lugo has gone exactly five innings in all three of his starts and is showing that he may have found...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers split doubleheader with Tides

NORFOLK- A double header Thursday night ended in a split between the Columbus Clippers and the Norfolk Tides.  Columbus' offense controlled the entire first game which was the completion of the suspended game on ednesday, and ultimately won 10-3. The momentum of the night transferred during the break to the Tides, who shut out the Clippers winning 5-0 in the nightcap. Columbus...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers sunk 6-5 in extras

COLUMBUS- After shortstop Juan Diaz slapped a single into the left and third baseman Nate Spears followed with a perfectly-placed bunt single, the Clippers looked poised keep the game alive. That was not the case however, as Columbus failed to execute and eventually fell to the Pawtucket Red Sox 6-5 in 10 innings Wednesday. Catcher Omir Santos attempted to move the runners...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers blasted by Mud Hens 9-4

COLUMBUS- The Columbus Clippers had the tying run on the on-deck circle in the bottom of the ninth but ultimately fell to the Toledo Mud Hens 9-4 Wednesday. Three walks by relief pitcher Bruce Rondon set it up for Matt Carson to get the Clippers back into the game but the center fielder fouled out down the first base line. With two down, Rondon issued a bases-loaded free pass...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pawsox honored at Pawtucket City Hall

The city of Pawtucket honored the 2012 International League Champion, Pawtucket Red Sox outside of City Hall this afternoon. Players, coaches, politicians, and Pawsox front office staff were on hand for the ceremony. Here are some pictures from the event... Manager Arnie Beyeler More photos after the jump... Pawsox manager, Arnie Beyeler (right) and President, Mike Tamburro...
Via Ted's Army
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Farm system catches Sox fever; everyone loses

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox' minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Nate Spears (3B): 2-for-4, RBI Che-Hsuan Lin (CF): 2-for-4, BB Box Score Click here for Pawtucket Red Sox playoff tickets. Box Seats $11 | General admission $7/Adults, $5/children ...
Via Ted's Army
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Dice-K pitches 1 hitter in 7 innings

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Daisuke Matsuzaka: 7 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 7 K Josh Fields (RP): 2 IP, 0 H, BB, 4 K Nate Spears (3B): 1-for-3, Solo HR (10) Ronald Bermudez (DH): 1-for-3, 3B, RBI Box Score Notable Performances...
Via Ted's Army
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Nava hits homer in 1st rehab game with Pawsox

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Daniel Nava (RF): 1-for-3, Solo HR (4) Nate Spears (3B): 3-for-4, 3B, 2 RBI, BB, R Tony Thomas (2B): 1-for-3, Solo HR (8), 2 RBI Daniel Bard: 1 IP, H Rich Hill: 1 IP 0 H, K Box Score Notable Performances...
Via Ted's Army
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Keith Couch pitches complete game for Salem

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Scott Podsednik (LF): 2-for-4, RBI, R Andy LaRoche (3B): 2-for-5, 2B, R Nate Spears (2B): 1-for-3, Solo HR (8) J.C. Linares (RF): 3-for-4 Jose De La Torre (RP): 1 IP...
Via Ted's Army
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss
Phillies News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Report: Beckham injured avoiding paparazzi

Ohio State TE wearing Braxton Miller's number

Bills sign Kyle Orton

Meet the 2014-15 Oregon cheerleaders

Pelini: Marijuana use is ‘out of control’

Highlights from Eli Manning's AMA

NFL suspends Aldon Smith for 9 games

Giants RP retires 46 straight to set record

HR legend tries to hit 186 MPH fastball

M's player goes after scout following taunt

Kenny Hill sets A&M record in upset win

2014 Heisman Trophy favorites

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.