Flying Squirrels 3, Aeros 2 - in 10 innings.
Key Situation: With the game tied 2-2 in the top of the 10th inning, Richmond LF Wendell Fairley‘s RBI single off Aeros closer Cory Burns scored the go-ahead run in 1B Sharlon Schoop, who entered the game as a pinch runner in the seventh…Burns came on in the game in the ninth, extricating the host from a one-on, one out jam before suffering the loss in extra innings.
Quick Hits: Each of the game’s starters allowed two runs, four walks and three strike outs over six innings. The only difference being that Aeros LHP T.J. McFarland scattered seven hits with just one earned run while Flying Squirrels LHP Ryan Verdugo limited the Aeros to just two hits, but both runs were earned…Fairley was the only player to record multiple hits, going 3-for-5.
Next Game: The Aeros wrap up this four-game series against visiting Richmond with a 1:05 p.m. game today at Canal Park. Akron RHP Austin Adams (10-10, 3.78 ERA) is scheduled to face Flying Squirrels LHP Clayton Tanner (6-10, 4.29 ERA).