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Chris Walsh (front) head groundskeeper and his assistant Ryan Olszewski set the pattern on the playing field in preparation for opening day at Canal Park Wednesday, in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
In this 2012 file photo, Akron Aeros starting pitcher Danny Salazar delivers a pitch in the third inning to a Trenton Thunder batter in game two of the Eastern League Championship series at Canal Park. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
Mike Epling, of Jani-King, cleans the stands using a blower in preparation for opening day at Canal Park Wednesday, in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)