Photo credit: Jay Gehres/Courtesy Columbus Clippers

In sum, the Clippers maintained their edge in their overall record against the Louisville Bats. The highlight of the series was the team’s multi-run homers from Bobby Bradley, Bo Naylor, and Will Brennan on Friday. 

Week In Review 

07/26/2022 L, 3-6 at Louisville 
07/27/2022 L, 1-5 at Louisville 
07/28/2022 W, 6-0 at Louisville 
07/29/2022 W, 9-3 at Louisville 
07/30/2022 L, 2-3 at Louisville 
07/31/2022 W, 4-1 at Louisville 

Player of the Week 

Will Brennan 8-26, 4 R, 5 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SO

Will Brennan was instrumental in the team outhitting Louisville and one of three critical three-run homers on Saturday. His three-run Homer on Friday was his first multi-run hit since he has played for the Clippers. As of Saturday, he had a 10-game hitting streak which put him at a .385 batting average.

Whos Hot

Tyler Freeman 8-23, 4 R, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 1 S)

Along with Brennan, Freeman had a nine-game hitting streak until July 26week with a .348 batting average. He also has been on base for fourteen games straight and has walked nearly the same amount of times as he has struck out. These parts of Freeman’s performance are essential to note as a trade prospect for the Guardians organization. 

Peyton Battenfield 6.0IP, 5H, 3 ER, 2BB

Peyton Battenfield set a career-high Saturday as the Clippers’ starting pitcher for the 20th time. With 108 IP as of Saturday, this ranks him number one for most outings in the International League. 

Whos Not 

Jose Fermin 1-15, 2B- .067/.067/.133

Despite this week’s stats, Jose Fermin was an offensive standout at the beginning of the season. As of Saturday, Jose Fermin has only 3XBH in his last 42 games. However he is still one of the top leaders in the Guardian’s organization for base running at 49 runs.

Richie Palacios 1-8, 2 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 2 SO – .125/.417/.125

Richie Palacios extended his on-base streak to 21 straight games Thursday. That streak includes three home runs and 18 RBI. However, he was absent for the last three games of the series without any word of an injury.

Transactions

07/26/22 Cleveland Guardians optioned RHP Anthony Castro to Columbus Clippers.

07/26/22vCleveland Guardians recalled LHP Kirk McCarty from Columbus Clippers.

On Deck

August 2-7 HOME vs Rochester

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