Cleveland Indians second baseman Jose Ramirez (11) throws out Kansas City Royals Lorenzo Cain at first on a grounder to end the second inning in July 2014, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/MCT)
Cleveland Indians second baseman Jose Ramirez throws over Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo (24) to complete a double play on Alexei Ramirez in the seventh inning of a game in May 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Akron cannot independently confirm FirstMerit Corp. fulfilled its 2013 promise to provide 150 new jobs in Akron in exchange for millions of dollars of upgrades to its aging plaza, but a city official said he has no reason to doubt the bank’s word.