Cory Burns (0-1, 3.38) gave up run-scoring single to Tony Sanchez to tie the game and a RBI double to Kris Watts with one out in the the bottom of the ninth inning for the Curve.
The two runs spoiled a comeback by the Aeros, who
were down 8-6 after four innings. Jordan Henry scored
in the sixth inning on Juan Diaz's double.
Akron took a 9-8 lead with two runs in the seventh as Karexon Sanchez singled home Matt Lawson and Henry singled to drive in Donnie Webb.
The Aeros and Curve play the second of the three-game series tonight at 7:05.¶