Clippers outslug Tides for 7-4 win Saturday
COLUMBUS -- Jesus Aguilar hit a 2-run blast Satuday night , giving him 110RBI in his career at Huntington Park and breaking a tie with Jared Goedert for the all-time lead. Aguilar had 11RBI during the eight games of the last home stand, but has put up 4RBI over the last 11 games.
The Clippers beat the Norfolk Tides, 7-4 Saturday night.
Yandy Diaz went 3x4 with an RBI, while Aguilar was 2x5 with a HR and 2RBI. Adam Moore had a single and drove in a pair. On the mound, Will Roberts picked up his first quality start in a while.
Dating to the 2005 season, the Clippers have been battered by the Tides with the exception of the three seasons from 2010-12 (17-7,.708). Taking out those years under Mike Sarbaugh's direction, the Cilppers are 26-53 (.329) since 2005. However, the Clippers won when it mattered most, besting the Tides 3-2 in the IL Playoffs last year
Over the last 11 games, the Clippers have outhomered the opposition (13-11), but have gotten beat in the runs from homers department (23-21). Going back further, the Clippers have outhomered the opposition in the last 17 games (20-19), but have been outscored on those bombs by seven (39-32). Solo shots have accounted for 60% of Columbus homers in the last 17.