AKRON AEROS 3, BINGHAMTON METS 1
KEY STATS: The Aeros took advantage of a pair of lead off walks in the fifth and seventh innings that came around to score to earn their 49th win. With the victory, Akron's 49-23 record is the best in all of professional baseball...With his 5 2/3 scoreless innings, Aeros starter Hector Rondon (7-4) has now pitched 14 1/3 scoreless frames spanning his last three starts.
KEY MOMENTS: Carlos Santana led off the fourth inning with a double and scored on a wild pitch to put the Aeros on the board. Jared Goedert and Jose Constanza led off the fifth and seventh innings with walks and the team's big sluggers - Santana and Nick Weglarz - drove them in with RBI hits.
STORM'S STAR: Aeros closer Vinnie Pestano recorded a four-out save to earn his league-leading 21st save, which ties him for the most in all of professional baseball.
UP NEXT: The Aeros host Binghamton (New York Mets) again tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Canal Park for the second game of this four-game series. Aeros right-hander Josh Tomlin (7-4, 4.14 ERA) is scheduled to pitch. The B-Mets pitcher is TBA.
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