COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Louisville Bats (56-86) lost the final game of the 2017 season, 6-2, to the Columbus Clippers (71-71) on Monday afternoon at Huntington Park.
The Bats scored in the first inning on a Hernan Iribarren ground out scoring Darnell Sweeney. They didn't score again until a Sebastian Elizalde RBI single in the ninth to give them their second run.
Elizalde finished 2-for-4, his 41st multi-hit game of the season. That is the most multi-hit games since Jason Bourgeois had a franchise record 44 in 2014.
Righty Rookie Davis took the loss after allowing three runs on four hits with three walks in five innings with six strikeouts.
Columbus tied and then took the lead in the bottom of the second on an RBI double and two-run single to lead 3-1.
The scored remained 3-1 until the bottom of the seventh when Tyler Naquin hit a three-run blast, his 10th of the season.
The Bats will open the 2018 at home on Friday, April 6 against Toledo. Season tickets, mini plans and group outings are on sale now at batsbaseball.com
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