Key situation: Trenton Thunder starting pitcher Manny Banuelos controlled the Akron Aeros offense with 6 1/3 innings of one-run baseball. He gave up five hits, struck out five and walked three. The lone run was a solo home run by Akron third baseman Kyle Bellows in the seventh inning.
Quick hits: The loss finishes off a three-game sweep, the first time the Aeros have been swept at home since August 20 of last season…Aeros starter Joe Gardner gave up five runs on 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings…Rob Lyerly had three hits and an RBI for Trenton. No.8 hitter Damon Sublett walked three times. No.9 hitter Addison Maruszak drove in two runs.
Next game: Aeros right-hander Austin Adams (6-8, 3.85 ERA) and Erie left-hander Casey Crosby (6-3, 4.08 ERA) are the scheduled starters at 7:05 p.m. today.