Thursday was a big day for the Louisville Bats. First, infielder Irving Falu was named to the International League All-Star team. Then later in the day right-handed pitcher Robert Stephenson, the No. 1 prospect in the Cincinnati Reds' organization, tweeted that he was on his way to Louisville to join the Bats.
The Louisville Bats couldn't come up with extra-inning magic two nights in a row in their 3-2 loss at Columbus on Wednesday night.
The Louisville Bats losing streak reached five straight games as the Indianapolis Indians rallied for a 7-6 victory over them Monday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
The Columbus Clippers completed their sweep of the Louisville Bats by winning both games of Sunday's doubleheader between the two teams. Columbus won the first game 7-1 and the second 4-2.
For the second night in a row the Columbus Clippers scored 11 runs against the Louisville Bats. Friday night Columbus triumphed 11-7 in Ohio.
The host Columbus Clippers pounded out 15 hits on their way to an 11-1 win over the visiting Louisville Bats on Thursday night in the first of a four-game series.
The Louisville Bats begin their season tonight against the Columbus Clippers at Louisville Slugger Field. The first pitch is 7:05 p.m.