COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Clippers got all the runs they needed, plus a couple to spare, in the first inning of an 11-6 win over the Toledo Mud Hens at Huntington Park Monday night.
The Clippers tied their record for most runs scored in an inning in the first, sending 12 hitters to the plate and scoring eight runs. Every player for Columbus contributed as the Clippers went 5-13 with runners in scoring position.
Columbus now leads the International League West by 7 games with 13 to play.
Josh Outman (3-1) got the win for Columbus out of the bullpen. Toledo’s Buck Farmer (0-1) took the loss.
Game two of the three-game series is Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.