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Aeros break tie in 8th inning for a 6-4 victory over Richmond

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 30, 2012

After losing three out of four games to Erie and four out of their last five overall, the Aeros got back on the winning track Saturday with a 6-4 victory over visiting Richmond in the first of game of this four-game series that wraps up the current home stand.

The Aeros (49-32) did it against the league’s top pitcher in Richmond ace and RHP Chris Heston, who entered the game with a 6-3 record and league-best 1.68 ERA.

The Aeros got on the board first with two runs in the second inning, sparked by 3B Kyle Bellows’ RBI-single that scored LF Jeremie Tice (who’d doubled ahead of him). Bellows then scored on a throwing error by Heston to give Aeros 2-0 lead.

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Aeros lose game and series to visiting Erie; drop 5-4 decision in extra innings

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 30, 2012

The Aeros lost Friday night to visiting Erie by a score of 5-4 in 10 innings, with Erie leaving town after winning the series three-games-to-one.

The SeaWolves jumped out to early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning, using three doubles and a walk against Aeros starter and RHP Paolo Espino.

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Aeros to send four to EL All-Star game in July

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 28, 2012

The Aeros placed four players on the Eastern All-Star Game, as starting pitcher Steven Wright, reliever Kyle Landis, outfielder Thomas Neal and first baseman Chun Chen will represent Akron on the EL Western Division All-Star Team July 11th in Reading, Pa.

The knuckleball-wielding Wright, 27, is 6-5 with a 1.98 ERA in 14 starts. His 1.98 ERA ranks second in the league and his 75 strikeouts ranks fifth. Wright tossed the Aeros first complete-game shutout May 6th against Bowie since 2009. 

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Wright's knuckler hard to control late in Aeros 8-5 loss to Erie

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 27, 2012

The Aeros lost their second consecutive game to visiting Erie Wednesday afternoon, this time by a score of 8-5.

The Aeros (47-31) started the game with a bang, using three extra-base – including LF Nick Weglarz’s two-run home run – to take an early lead against former teammate and LHP Kelvin De La Cruz.

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Aeros vs. Seawolves, June 26

By Ryan Lewis Published: June 26, 2012

 Starting lineups: 
Erie (36-38)
1. Jamie Johnson, L, CF
2. Niuman Romero, S, SS
3. Nick Castellanos, R, 3B
4. Jordan Lennerton, L, 1B
5. Rawley Bishop, R, DH
6. James McCann, R, C
7. Tony Plagman, L, LF
8. Brandon Douglas, R, 2B
9. Michael Rockett, R, RF
Starting Pitcher: LHP Ramon Garcia (5-6, 3.97 ERA)

Akron (47-29)
1. Jordan Henry, L, CF
2. Juan Diaz, S, SS
3. Chun Chen, R, DH
4. Thomas Neal, R, RF
5. Adam Abraham, R, 1B
6. Jeremie Tice, R, LF
7. Ryan Rohlinger, R, 3B
8. Michel Hernandez, R, C
9. Davis Stoneburner, R, 2B
Starting pitcher: LHP Giovanni Soto (5-3, 3.96 ERA)

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Aeros add Jeremie Tice, Tyler Sturdevant; Ben Copeland released

By Ron Ledgard Published: June 22, 2012

The Aeros made a couple of roster moves Friday, including releasing outfielder Ben Copeland. They added outfielder Jeremie Tice and pitcher Tyler Sturdevant.

Here is the Aeros release:

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Aeros suffer second consecutive loss to visiting Binghamton

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 21, 2012

After halting the Aeros 14-game home winning streak with a win in the second game of Wednesday’s double header, visiting Binghamton one-upped the ante by wrapping up the Aeros quick homestand with another victory via a 4-2 win Thursday night.

The Aeros got on the board first in the bottom of the first inning when DH Chun Chen singled home SS Juan Diaz, who doubled off the base of the left centerfield wall with one out.

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Aeros split double-header with Mets

By Michael Beaven Published: June 20, 2012

Game 71: Aeros vs. Mets

By Michael Beaven Published: June 20, 2012

Aeros defeat Mets 2-0 in Game One Wednesday

By Michael Beaven Published: June 20, 2012

Game 70: Aeros vs. Mets

By Michael Beaven Published: June 20, 2012

Aeros win two games against visiting Binghamton Tuesday

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 19, 2012

The Aeros earned a pair of wins over visiting Binghamton Tuesday at Canal Park to increase their Eastern League-leading record to 44-25 and claim their 13th consecutive home victories.

In the first game, the Aeros and B-Mets picked up the action where they left off on June 3rd with the score tied 2-2 and one out in the top of the sixth inning with the (visiting) Aeros batting.

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Aeros win 11th consecutive at home with 2-1 victory over Curve

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 9, 2012

Pitching ruled the game early, and a home run won it for the Aeros in extra innings Saturday night as Akron raised its home winning streak to 11 games with a 2-1 victory over Altoona at Canal Park.

Aeros starting pitcher and LHP T.J. House earned the win by keeping the Curve off the board until the eighth inning, when they strung together three singles to score a game-tying run that eventually sent the action into extra innings.

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Stowell wild, but effective in ninth as Aeros win their 10th straight at home

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 8, 2012

The Aeros picked up their 10th consecutive home win Friday in a back-and-forth 8-7 win over visiting Altoona Friday night at Canal Park.

Aeros LF Nick Weglarz sparked the night’s scoring with a solo home with one out in the fifth inning.

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Aeros and Rock Cats lineups; Fedroff to Columbus

By Ryan Lewis Published: June 7, 2012

Several moves in Akron today: 

Outfielder Tim Fedroff (.305, 17 extra-base hits, 22 RBI) is being sent to AAA Columbus. Catcher Michel Hernandez will return to Akron from Columbus. Outfielder Thomas Neal has come off the DL and 2B Matt Lawson is off to Mahoning Valley to make room for him. 

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Perez's RBI single in 14th hands Aeros 3-2 win and series sweep over Bowie

By Stephanie Storm Published: June 1, 2012

Desperatly looking to snap a 2-2 tie heading into the 14th inning, the Aeros finally put their longest game of the season to bed late Thursday night via a 3-2 victory that mercifully ended some 25 minutes before midnight.

Facing Bowie reliever Kyler Newby, who was on the mound for his second inning of relief, Aeros catcher Roberto Perez singled home right fielder Ben Copeland to complete the walk-off win and secure the Aeros three-game series sweep at Canal Park.

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