Winker, Dixon lead Bats
Monday, April 10, 2017 3:00 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jesse Winker doubled and singled twice, driving in three runs as the Louisville Bats beat the Columbus Clippers 10-4 on Sunday.
Brandon Dixon homered and singled with three RBIs and a pair of runs for Louisville.
Columbus tied the game 2-2 in the second after Nellie Rodriguez hit a two-run home run.
The Bats took the lead with six runs in the fourth inning, including a two-run single by Winker.
The Bats later tacked on a run in both the sixth and eighth innings. In the sixth, Dixon hit a solo home run, while Winker hit an RBI single in the eighth.
Louisville starter Lisalverto Bonilla (1-0) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and seven hits over six innings. Opposing starter Shawn Morimando (0-1) took the loss in the International League game after a rough outing in which he allowed seven runs and eight hits over 3 1/3 innings.
For the Clippers, Rodriguez homered twice, driving in three runs and scoring a pair.
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