The first game was a completion of the June 10 postponed game in Columbus, when the Clippers jumped out to a early 5-1 lead against Andrew Baldwin and the Wings. Baldwin stepped back out to the mound as the pitcher when play resumed Friday, and struck out Jared Head to strand two runners and end the bottom of the third inning.
Brett Brach took the hill for the Clippers in the top of the fourth inning. With one out, Luke Hughes singled and advanced to second base on a Chase Lambin walk creating a scoring threat for the Wings. The runners were left on base as the Brach sat the next two batters down in order.
Baldwin gave up back-to-back hits to his first two batters of the fourth inning. The defense picked Baldwin up earning the first two outs of the inning with a 4-6-3, Hughes, Toby Gardenhire, Aaron Bates double play that allowed the Clippers to plate another run, taking a 6-1 lead before a ground out ended the inning.
In the seventh inning with two outs Jeff Bailey hit a solo home run making the score 6-2 in favor of the Clippers.
Dustin Martin lead off the eighth inning with his twenty-second double of the season. Lambin walked with two outs before the Clippers brought Nick Hagadone in relief of Brach. Gardenhire immediately worked a walk to load the bases for Rochester, bringing Steve Holm to the plate. Holm worked a walk that drove in a run and cut the Clippers lead in half. That was all the Wings were able to manufacture as a Rene Rivera strikeout stranded the runners and ended the inning.
Baldwin returned to the mound in the eighth inning working a 1-2-3 inning. He gave up six earned runs on ten hits, striking out six and walking two in his eight innings of work.
In Friday's regularly scheduled game, Rochester starter Deinys Suarez made his debut with the Wings after being promoted from New Britain. Suarez got off to a rocky start giving up a single to his first batter of the game and following it up with a home run to Cord Phelps that gave the Clippers an early 2-0 advantage.
Rene Tosoni and Hughes had back-to-back singles with two outs in the first inning for Rochester but were left on the base paths as the next two batters were sat down in order.
Suarez worked a 1-2-3 inning in the second getting help from the defense who turned a 4-6-3, Hughes, Gardenhire, Jeff Bailey double play to end the inning. Suarez returned to the hill in the third inning pitching another 1-2-3 inning.
Suarez pitched a scoreless fourth and fifth inning but gave up a run in the sixth that prompted the Wings to go to the pen and call on Dusty Hughes to come in and relieve the starter. Suarez gave up three earned runs on six hits in his 5.1 innings of work. Hughes hit the first batter he faced, putting men on first and second base with one out but struck the next two batters out to end the inning with the Clippers up 3-0.
Columbus starter Zach McAllister held the Wings' offense in check throughout the game. Bailey tripled off McAllister with two outs in the sixth inning, extending his hitting streak to nine games.
McAllister served up a lead off double in the seventh to Brian Dinkelman who scored on a Holm single, ending the Clippers shutout. Luke Hughes had a two-out single to bring the Wings to within a run at 4-3. Martin followed by drilling a hard-hit ball that second baseman Argenis Reyes couldn't handle, moving Hughes to third base as the tying run. Closer Josh Judy replaced McAllister, and Judy got Bailey to fly out on ball that went to the warning track in left field.