Catching Up With the Clippers

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I for one miss our old friend DP. He left us for greener pastures, but his legacy lives on. No, I’m not going to talk about the Columbus Blue Jackets, but with the Tribe on an off-day yesterday, I thought it would be a good time to check in with DP’s very own AAA Columbus

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Da Clip Show: Back to Back Champs And Mike Sarbaugh Is AWESOME Edition – 9/20/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. Yeah, so… how ’bout those Columbus Clippers? I’ve picked against them five straight times (both series last season, AAA National

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Pop the Champagne! Clippers Beat Lehigh Valley 4-1 to Take Second Straight Governor’s Cup

Governor’s Cup Finals – Game 4 Clippers 4, Iron Pigs 1 – (box) COL wins series, 3-1 The Clippers dropped Game 1 of the Governor’s Cup Finals at home, but true to form they rallied and capped three straight wins with a 4-1 triumph over Lehigh Valley tonight to take their second straight Governor’s Cup.

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Clippers Drop Game 1 of the Finals to Iron Pigs 5-2

Governor’s Cup Finals – Game 1 Iron Pigs 5, Clippers 2 (box) LHV leads series 1-0 After a solid appearance in Game 1 of the first round, the Clippers went back to their “ace” to try to take the first game of the Governor’s Cup Championship. After holding Durham to no runs in his first

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – Playoffs Edition 9/13/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. The Clippers kick off the Governor’s Cup Finals series tonight at home again Lehigh Valley, after completing a first-round sweep

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Clippers Bats Whip Bulls 8-3 to Take a 2-0 Series Lead

IL Playoffs Round 1 – Game 2 Clippers 8, Bulls 3 (box) COL leads series 2-0 Unlike Game 1, this time out both offenses established themselves early. By the end of the first inning, a combination of five runs–two more than had scored in the entire game–were in and on the scoreboard. But, it was

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Clippers Shut Down Bulls 3-0 Behind Solid Pitching from McAllister, Bullpen

IL Playoffs Round 1 – Game 1 Clippers 3, Bulls 0 (box) COL leads series 1-0 Often in a baseball playoff series, Game 1 is all about “strength versus strength” – the teams usually each send their best pitchers to the mound, and the offenses are feeling each other out. Bulls’ starter Matt Moore hadn’t

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 9/6/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. The Clippers have completed their regular season, and are gearing up to start their best-of-five series against IL South champs

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 8/30/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. The Clippers are in the playoffs for the second straight year, and will be looking to defend their IL and

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Clippers Clinch IL West; Nick Hagadone Looks Beastly

The Clippers entered Tuesday night’s game with a magic number of just two, but also riding a four-game losing streak. Their pitching had been suspect at best during the streak, and given that projected starter Zach McAllister was up in Cleveland, they needed Paolo Espino to step up. And step up he did, working 7.0

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 8/23/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. They may be limping home, but the magic number continues to fall. The Clippers now have a magic number of

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 8/17/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday some Wednesday afternoons for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. Well, after the winning streak ended, the Clippers are treading water a bit. Thankfully, so is pretty

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 8/9/2011

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. Holy crap! Unlike last season in which some “roster turnover growing pains” slowed the Clippers’ playoff roll around this

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Da Clip Show: Keeping An Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 8/2/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. We’re going to call this one the “New Faces Edition”. Much like last season, the Clippers sprinted out to

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Justin Germano: Generally Bad, But for One Night… PERFECT

It hasn’t been the greatest of seasons for Justin Germano in 2011. In nine appearances in Cleveland this year, he was 0-1 with a 5.68 ERA. After being sent to Columbus, he worked both out of the pen and as a starter, and didn’t fare much better. Heading into his start in Syracuse last night,

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 7/26/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. This season is starting to look more and more like last season. I mean, if you take away all

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 7/19/2011

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. Now that’s more like it! After some well-deserved rest for most of the roster–and in spite of a swell

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Da Clip Show: Keeping An Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 7/12/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. Well, there’s some good news, and some bad news. The Clippers are at the All Star Break, and they’re

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Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 7/5/11

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. It doesn’t seem to matter who gets called up or who gets hurt. This ship is humming along, with

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Tribe Minor League Report: Four Clippers Named AAA All Stars

Despite the Tribe not playing yesterday, the news was not all bad. The IL All Star team was announced, and in addition to manager Mike Sarbaugh–who will be heading the squad–four players are heading to the contest as well. The three highlights are prospects. Second baseman Jason Kipnis leads the group, and is joined by

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