The Mud Hens suffered an 8-1 loss to to Columbus at Fifth Third Field today.
The Clippers scored single runs in the first, fifth and sixth innings before breaking the game open with a grand slam by Beau Mills in the seventh. Columbus added an insurance run in the eighth.
Toledo scored its lone run in the second on a sacrifice fly by Jeff Frazier.
The Mud Hens begin an eight-game road trip with the first of four games in Charlotte Monday.