On Wednesday night, the Saints defeated the Columbus Clippers 9-2 at Huntington Park, ending a seven-game losing streak. Bryan Sammons won his first game with a five-game winning streak and a strong start. Three A wins, five strong games.
Jose Miranda made 2 of 5 shots. Gilberto Celestino, Drew Maggi and Damek Tomscha each scored two points. Jose Miranda made 2 of 5 shots. One remembered point extended his consecutive field goal percentage to 10 games and increased his batting rate. Increase to 0.331.
Magee hit a two-run homer in the third inning, giving the Saints a 7-0 lead.
Sammons (1-2) was charged with four hits in five innings and two runs in three walks. He played four times.
Columbus was based on walking and consecutive singles in four innings. Mike Rivera then hit a threader in front of the plate, and Tomás Telis came on and touched the plate to knock it out. But his pitch to first base ignored Rivera and instead pitched along the outside line on the right, allowing the other two runners to score.
Celestino kicked off again in the seventh inning with his second double play of the night. He finished 2 of 4 shots with two RBIs and two points. Jimmy Kerrigan’s sacrifice flight ended the scoring.
Luke Farrell, recovering for the twins, pitched a scoreless sixth in one walk. Derek Law is another twin pitcher who is recovering. He pitched two innings without scoring and gave up two hits and two hits.