Columbus Clippers' pitchers set a new team strikeout record but fall 11-7 to the Omaha Storm Chasers
Updated: Aug 8, 2021
In an amazing display, the Clippers' pitchers set a new team record with 18 strikeouts, but fall to the Omaha Storm Chasers 11-7 in extra innings. The game went to 11 innings. The new strikeout record broke the previous record of 14 K's that has been set four separate times. Most recently on July 4th at Toledo. The starting pitcher for the Clippers, Logan Allen, struck out 10 batters in his 4 innings.
The Chasers Ryan McBroom hit a two-run homer in the top of the 2nd inning to open up scoring. But the Clippers came back with one run in the bottom of the 2nd inning and three runs in the 3rd to taka a 4-2 lead.
The Chasers trailed 5-3 after seven innings of play. Rivera singled in a run in the fifth, and McBroom tied the game at 5-5 with an RBI double in the eighth. After scoreless 9th and 10th innings, the Chasers exploded with six runs in the top of the 11th. Oscar Gonzalez hit a two-run homer to try and rally the Clippers back into the game in the 11th, but the Chasers Dylan Coleman got a K and a groundout to end the game and The Storm Chasers took the win.
The Chasers and Clippers will meet again Wednesday the 4th at 7:05 p.m. at Huntington Park. To purchase tickets to the game Call 1.614.462.5250 or go to www.clippersbaseball.com.