Jesus Aguilar Named To 2015 Triple A Postseason Allstar Team


The Clippers’ 1B/DH Jesus Aguilar was named to the 2015 postseason all-star team this morning. The roster is voted upon by a panel of managers,coaches,media, and club reps. Aguilar is batting .261 with 83 runs batted in. He is also the league’s top fielding first baseman. Jesus has only committed one error in 94 games while manning first base. Aguilar is the first Clipper all-star since 2012.

Other IL West PLayers:





The 2015 postseason all star roster

The 2015 postseason all star roster





Indianapolis Indians at Columbus Clippers August 31st 2015

Screenshot 2015-06-26 20.39.12






Hanson 2B

Nunez SS

Broxton LF

Garcia RF

Bowker DH

Bell 1B

Sanchez C

Gamache 3B

Hernandez CF



Holt CF

Martinez 2B

Aguilar 1B

Moore C

Walters LF

Gonzalez SS

Choice RF

Ciriaco 3B

Gallas DH


Indianapolis: 79-57, 1st place IL Wst

Columbus: 78-58, 2nd place IL West


The Indianapolis Indians who have a one game lead over the Clippers send RHP Vance Worley (2-1, 2.50) to the mound, while the Clippers encounter with RHP Jarrett Grube (8-0, 2.39). Worley who has five seasons in the IL, has never pitched against the Clippers. The Clippers are 43-25 (best in the IL) at home, while the Indians are 38-30 on the road.

Last Time Out:

Clippers RHP Jarrett Grube faced the Toledo Mud Hens are recorded the W. Grube pitched seven innings, gave up 2 runs, 2 earned runs, 9 hits, while striking out 9 and walking one. Worley is making his fourth IL start this season. He has pitched 18 innings, gave up 15 hits, six runs, 5 earned runs, 2HR, 5 walks and has fanned 13.


Playoff Race:

The Clippers are one game back of Indians for the division crown entering tonight’s game. However the Clippers own a comfortable 5.5 game lead over the Gwinnett Braves in the Wild Card race.


Watch: MiLB.TV

Listen: 920 AM in the Columbus area, also can listen via tunein.




Louisville Bats at Columbus Clippers August 30th 2015

Louisville Bats (63-72)


Columbus Clippers (77-58)
Holt CF
Martinez SS
Aguilar 1B
Moore C
Choice DH
Ciriaco 3B
Walter LF
Gallas RF
Rohlinger 2B


Wild Card race:

Via Jim Massie


Pitching Match up:
Louisville: LHP Brandon Finnegan (0-2, 5.32)
Columbus: LHP Ryan Merritt (1-0, 5.00)

Finnegan recorded a ND on his last start in Indianapolis. (4ip,4h,1r,1er,1hb,2bb,5K).
Merritt recorded a win his last time out vs Toledo on August 25th. (6ip,10h,5r,5er,1bb,2k)

Last Night’s game:
Columbus beat the Bats 4-2, improving to 14-5 overall vs Louisville this season.

Upcoming Games:
The Clippers face-off vs the Indianapolis Indians Monday and Tuesday. Columbus comes into night trailing the Indians by 1 game in the IL West division. Louisville Heads up north to Toledo for a 4 game series.

Angels at Indians August 29th 2015

Los Angeles Angels (65-63)

// Indians (61-66)



News and Notes:

*Cleveland is in sole possession of 3rd place in the ALC. They are 17.5 GB from Kansas City.

*Kluber did not record a decision in his last outing in a 2-1 loss in Chicago(NL). He held the Cubs to just one run over 7.2ip, and only gave up 4H. Gave up a single run and K’d 11.

*Kluber is 8-13, with a 3.43 this season. The Angels are 26-36 on the road, while Cleveland is 27-34 at Progressive Field this season.



Cleveland Indians Aug 29th 2015

I will be in Cleveland tonight covering the Indians/Angels game. Will post more details and game information when I arrive at Progressive Field.

Source: Google Images

Source: Google Images

August 28th 2015 Toledo Mud Hens at Columbus Clippers

Toledo Mud Hens (53-80)

Alexia Casilla 2B

Dixon Machado SS

Steven Moya LF

Manny Pina C

Jefry Marte 3B

Daniel Fields CF
John Wilson DH

Dean Green 1B

Corey Jones RF

Trayvon Robinson CF

Columbus Clippers (76-57)

Tyler Holt CF

Erik Gonzalez DH

Jesus Aguilar 1B

Adam Moore C

Zach Walters SS

Michael Choice RF

Audy Ciriaco 2B

Anthony Gallas LF

Ryan Rohlinger 3B

Starting Pitchers

Toledo: LHP Kyle Ryan (3-9,4.42)

Columbus: RHP Will Roberts (2-4,4.03)

News and Notes

**Playoff Picture**

Columbus is one game back of the Indianapolis Indians in the division race, but they have a 4.5 game lead in the wild card race over the Gwinnett Braves. The Indians come into town Monday and Tuesday and then Columbus travels to Indianapolis for two games.

**On Base Machine**

Columbus Clippers OF Tyler Holt leads the IL in on base percentage. Holt has a .379 OBP, good for first in the league. Matt Hague of the Buffalo Bisons was leading, but he is now with the Toronto Blue Jays.

**Home Field Advantage**

Clippers are 41-24 at Huntington Park, while the Mud Hens are 25-42 on the road this season.


Charlotte Knights at Columbus Clippers August 18th 2015


Charlotte (64-60)

SS Leury Garcia

CF Jason Coats

1B Dayan Viciedo

3B Matt Davidson

DH Rob Brantly

LF Matt Tuiasosopo

C  Kevan Smith

RF Tyler Colvin

2B: Drew Garcia

Columbus (69-54)

Pitching Match Up

Knights: RHP Erik Johnson (9-8,2.45)

Clippers: RHP Will Roberts (2-2,3,27)


  • Matt Davidson launched his 20th HR of the season for Knights in last night’s game.
  • Charlotte is 27-35 on the road, while the Clippers are 40-23 at home.
  • Clippers are on a five game homestand (2-1 vs G Braves, 1-0 vs Knights)


Starting tomorrow the Clippers will embark on a 8 game road trip ( 3 @Norfolk, 2 @Durham, 3 @ Toledo )

Roster News: -LHP Maronde placed on the DL with a strained calf, +RHP Will Roberts activated from the DL.

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs at Columbus Clippers Aug 7th 2015

: Indians acquired INF Chris Johnson from ATL for Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher + cash.

Today’s Lineups:

Iron Pigs (51-62)

2B: Tyler Henson 

SS: Chase d’ Arnaud

LF: Brian Bogusevic 

CF: Aaron Altherr 

RF: Kelly Dugan

1B: Chris McGuiness

DH: Logan Moore

C:  Gabriel Lino

3B: Cord Phelps 

Columbus Clippers (62-50)

CF: Abraham Almonte

SS: Erik Gonzalez 

1B: Jesus Aguilar

RF: James Ramsey

LF: Zachary Walters 

DH: Anthony Gallas

C:   Brett Hayes

3B: Audy Ciriaco

2B: Justin Toole

Pitching Matchup: 

Iron Pigs: LHP Jesse Biddle (2-1,4.44)

Clippers: RHP Toru Murata (10-4,3.06)

Abraham Almonte Gets First Start As A Columbus Clippers

Weather Update: Was no On-Field BP today. Rain is expected to stay south, but that can always change. But anyway here is a current view.

Roster News:

The Lineups

Scranton/WB (62-50)

CF: Ben Gamel

2B: Rob Refsnyder

1B: Greg Bird

C:   Gary Sanchez

RF: Aaron Judge

LF: Slade Heathcott

3B: Jose Piirela

SS: Cole Figueroa

DH: Tyler Austin


CF: Abraham Almonte

SS: Erik Gonzalez

DH: Jesus Aguilar

LF: James Ramsey

3B: Zach Walters

RF: Anthony Gallas

C:  Adam Moore

1B: Audy Ciriaco

2B: Justin Toole

Starting Pitchers:

Scranton: RHP Kyle Haynes (0-1,9.00)

Columbus: RHP Jarrett Grube (4-0,2.75)

Clippers Notes:

  • The Clippers have won 16 of the 20 against Scranton. Of the last 30 games between the two, 16 have been decided by one run. (Clippers are 9-7).
  • Almonte will start tonight. His first start for the Clippers since being traded on 7/31. He traveled with the Indians for a few days.
  • Clippers are 3.5 games back of Indianapolis for 1st in the IL west. Clippers are 2-3 vs Scranton this year.

Cleveland Indians’ OF Nick Swisher continues rehab with Columbus

Cleveland Indians’ OF Nick Swisher will continue his rehab assignment with the Columbus Clippers tonight. Nick has hit .241 for Akron and Lake County during his current rehab stint.


Scranton (61-49)

CF: Ben Gamel

LF: Jose Pirela

1B: Greg Bird

C:  Gary Sanchez

RF: Aaron Judge

3B: Cole Figueroa

2B: Rob Refsnyder

DH: Kyle Roller

SS: Gegorio Petit

Columbus (60-49)

2B: Michael Martinez

RF: Nick Swisher

1B: Jesus Aguilar

CF: James Ramsey

LF: Zach Walters

SS: Erik Gonzalez

DH: Anthony Gallas

C:   Adam Moore

3B: Audy Ciriaco

Pitching Match up

Scranton: RHP Brady Lail (0-0,0.00)

Columbus: RHP Will Roberts (2-2,2.68)


* Clippers are 34-19 at home, they are 19-15 vs the IL North this season.

* Will Roberts last pitched on 7-29 vs Indianapolis. He pitched 7 innings, gave 7 hits and 3 runs in the 3-1 Clippers loss.

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