The Durham Bulls dropped their second straight game and nearly got shut out on the road.
The Carolina Mudcats didn’t play at all.
Carlos Santana was the big hero for the Columbus Clippers, knocking a grand slam and a solo homer as they beat the Bulls 5-1 at Huntington Park to earn a split of their four-game series.
The Bulls visit the Toledo Mud Hens for the opener of their four-game series on Tuesday night.
Meanwhile the Mudcats and Jacksonville Suns were rained out at Five County Stadium, setting up a twi-night doubleheader on Tuesday.
Ryan Shealy had an RBI double in the ninth for the Bulls, helping them to avoid a second straight 5-0 shutout loss.
Mike Gosling (3-0) was the winning pitcher for the Clippers while Richard De Los Santos (2-2) took the loss.
Durham outhit the Clippers 9-6 as Jose Lobaton had three singles and Elliot Johnson two.
Jacksonville at Mudcats, 5 p.m.
Alejandro Sanabia (R, 3-0, 1.42) vs. Dallas Buck (R, 3-3, 5.30)
Jacksonville at Mudcats (second game)
Andrew Miller (L, 0-0, 0.00) vs. Tom Cochran (L, 2-1, 3.00)
Bulls at Toledo, 6:30 p.m.
Carlos Hernandez (L, 3-1, 2.25) vs. L.J. Gagnier (R, 0-1, 9.82)