Beacon Journal staff report
Jesus Aguilar hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Aeros to a 3-2 victory over Harrisburg in Harrisburg, Pa.
Starting pitcher Matt Packer was impressive but did not get a decision. Packer threw seven innings, allowing two runs, striking out eight and walking none. He allowed five hits.
The Aeros (49-51) took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Matt Lawson hit a sacrifice fly to score Jake Lowery.
After Harrisburg tied the score 1-1 in the fifth, the Aeros went ahead again in the sixth when Tyler Holt’s groundout scored Cedric Hunter.
A Senators (55-46) triple in the bottom of the seventh tied the score at 2-2 until Aguilar’s 10th-inning blast.
Francisco Lindor, one of the top prospects in the Indians’ system, was 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk and a stolen base.
Giovanny Urshela led Akron offensively with three hits in four at-bats.
Enosil Tejeda earned the win for Akron, throwing two scoreless innings in relief. He struck out three and walked one. Rob Bryson shut the door in the 10th for his first save with a 1-2-3 inning, striking out two of the three batters that he faced