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Game #134 · Sunday, August 29, 2010 · 1:35 P.M.
Home Game #71 · Canal Park· Akron, OH
Akron Aeros (69-64) vs. Erie SeaWolves (59-74)
Aeros Stat of the Day:
- The Aeros have won all 10 games
against Erie at Canal Park this year and 19 straight at home dating back to May
25, 2009. Over that stretch, Akron has outscored the SeaWolves 135-38.
eggs recalled… The
Aeros shutout Erie for the second time in this four-game series with a 9-0
decision. The Aeros struck first when designated hitter Jerad Head hit in
center fielder Jordan Henry on a bases-loaded fielder’s choice in which the
SeaWolves attempted to turn a double play in the first inning. Right fielder
John Drennen eventually took advantage with an RBI-single to right field that
scored second baseman Jason Kipnis. Head faced another bases-loaded opportunity
in the second and he promptly delivered with a two-RBI double down the left
field line that scored shortstop Cristo Arnal and Henry. First baseman Beau
Mills followed with a two-RBI single that scored third baseman Lonnie
Chisenhall and Head for a 6-0 lead. Head added his fourth RBI of the night in
the fourth with a sacrifice fly that brought in Kipnis. The Aeros scored
insurance runs in the seventh and eighth to cement the win.
has shut out Erie three times this season, and is tied with Trenton with the
most shutouts in the league with 12. The Aeros are 12-4 in shutout games this
year while the Thunder holds a 12-5 record in shutout games.
starter Matt Packer celebrated his 23rd birthday in style as he shut
out the SeaWolves and struck out eight batters, the most he has had with the
Aeros, through six innings of work. The Germantown, Tenn. earned his first
Double-A win and improved to 1-2. Erie starter Jon Kibler (5-5) took the loss
after he gave up seven runs on seven hits with six walks and two strikeouts in
- Head scalps Erie… Outfielder Jerad Head continues to be successful against the
SeaWolves as he recorded his 10th multi-RBI game of the season with
the Aeros Saturday as he hit in four runners. It’s the second time the Topeka,
Kan. native has batted in four runs this year. Head has the highest batting
average (.425) and the most RBI (13) of any current Aeros player against Erie.
- Duplicating Drennen… Outfielder John Drennen has went 2-4 with a double in each of the
past four games. The San Diego native has hit in six RBI and scored three runs
during that stretch.
setting up… Akron
improved their playoff chances as they gained a game on current Western
Division wild card leader Harrisburg with the Senators 2-1 loss to Trenton, as
well as third-place Bowie as they fell 6-5 to New Britain. The Aeros are now
2.5 games back of the wild card lead with nine games remaining. Altoona
defeated Richmond Saturday night meaning they stay 10 games in front of Akron,
thus eliminating them from winning the regular season division title. Trenton
and New Hampshire both have clinched playoff spots in the east. If the Aeros
win the wild card, they will play the Western Division champions on September 8
and 9 before returning to Canal Park on Friday, Sept. 10. If necessary, Game 4
will be in Akron on Saturday, Sept. 11 and Game 5 will be on the road on
Sunday, Sept. 12.
Game #133 · Saturday, August 28, 2010 · 7:05 P.M.
Home Game #70 · Canal Park· Akron, OH
Akron Aeros (68-64) vs. Erie SeaWolves (59-73)
Aeros Stat of the Day:
- The Aeros’ 12 wins against Erie
are the most they’ve had against any Eastern League team this season. Their
.750 winning percentage is the second highest behind New Britain (.833).
home… The Aeros
pulled away from Erie in the second half of the game to defeat the SeaWolves
5-2. A scoreless tie was broken in the bottom of the fifth inning when the
Aeros rallied with two outs to score a pair of runs. After catcher Juan Apodaca
and shortstop Cristo Arnal both hit singles, center fielder Jordan Henry walked
to load the bases. Second baseman Jason Kipnis also walked to force in the
first run. Arnal scored soon after on a wild pitch by Brayan Villarreal to give
Akron a 2-0 lead. Erie answered in the sixth when Brandon Douglas scored from
third when Bryan Pounds grounded out unassisted to first with one out. Akron
cushioned their lead on a second bases loaded walk when third baseman Lonnie
Chisenhall took a base on balls to force in Arnal in the seventh. Designated
hitter Jerad Head proceeded to hit a double to left center field that scored
Henry and Kipnis. Erie struck back in the eighth after Rawley Bishop hit an
RBI-single, but could not take advantage and left the bases loaded as Akron won
handed starter Corey Kluber earned the win to even out his record at 2-2. The
Coppell, Texas native allowed one run on eight hits. Kluber struck-out five
SeaWolves against one walk over seven innings of work. He now has 157 combined
strikeouts on the year with 136 during his time with the Double A Texas League
San Antonio Missions. That currently tops the list for most in Double A this
season, 14 better than Harrisburg’s Tom Milone, and sixth in all of minor
Omar Aguilar recorded his seventh save of the season after he came on in the
ninth to secure the win. The Merced, Calif. native is currently fourth in the
Eastern League in the category of highest strikeouts per nine innings pitched
ratio for relievers at 10.53 with 69 strikeouts over 59 innings pitched.
John Drennen has gone 2-for-4 in each of his past three games against Erie and
Bowie. The San Diego, Calif. native now has a team-high 36 multi-hit games,
four ahead of fellow outfielder Tim Fedroff. Drennen currently has a batting
average of .304, third in the Eastern League behind Bowie’s Ryan Adams (.305)
and Reading’s Tagg Bozied (.318).
remains 3.5 games behind Harrisburg for the Western Division wild card. Bowie
also remains ahead of the Aeros as the Baysox trail the Senators by 1.5 games.
The defending Eastern League champions’ elimination number now stands at eight.
That number will go down by one anytime the Aeros lose or the wild card leader
Saturday, the first 1,000 fans will receive a foam finger giveaway sponsored by
the Akron Canton Airport. The airport will also be giving away a free AirTran
airline voucher to two lucky fans in attendance. Sunday will be the final
Family Pack Sunday and will be sponsored by the Duquesne Incline where fans can
buy four tickets, four hot dogs, four fountain drinks, and four bags of chips
for only $48!
Game #132 · Friday, August 27, 2010 · 7:05 P.M.
Home Game #69 · Canal Park· Akron, OH
Akron Aeros (67-64) vs. Erie SeaWolves (59-72)
Aeros Stat of the Day:
Aeros winning percentage in shutout games is .733, currently the best in the
Eastern League. Akron has played in 15 shutout games and has won 11, second
most in the league.
- Goose egg… The Aeros defeated Erie by a
12-0 count Thursday for their 11th shutout of the season. Akron
jumped out to 6-0 lead thanks to home runs by third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall,
right fielder John Drennen, and left fielder Tim Fedroff, and alert base
running by second baseman Jason Kipnis who came in from second after a throwing
error. Akron poured on the runs in the seventh in a rally started by designated
hitter Jerad Head when he hit an RBI single up the middle to score center
fielder Jordan Henry from second. Mills then walked to load the bases to set up
Perez. The Caracas, Venezuela native singled to score Kipnis, but an error on
Erie’s left fielder Brandon Jones allowed Head to come home. Drennen made it
11-0 with a deep double to left-center field that brought home Mills and Perez.
Erie hurt itself again when Pounds threw the ball wide of first base and
Drennen advanced home from second to make it 12-0. SeaWolves starter Anthony
Shawler took the loss and is now 4-3.
- White’s out… Right-handed starter Alex
White had a fantastic outing as he improved to 8-7 with three hits, five
strikeouts and one walk. He threw seven shutout innings, matching his longest
outing of the season. The former Tar Heel has a team leading 12 quality starts
of fewer than three earned runs in at least six innings pitched. Relievers Nick
Hagadone and Rob Bryson came in and pitched an inning each with Bryson giving
up the only other hit of the game.
- Lunar Lonnie… With Chisenhall’s home run
in the first inning Thursday, The Newport, N.C. native now has 17 round trips
and has tied current Columbus Clipper Matt McBride for the most by any Aeros
player this season. It is Chisenhall’s second home run of the week after
hitting one on Tuesday in Bowie.
- Taking advantage… The Aeros have scored
four runs in the past three games on plays where opponents have made an error.
Akron’s opponents in the past three games have committed a total of nine
errors, the most over any three-game stretch this season.
- No love…The Aeros didn’t receive any help
tonight in the Western Division wild card race as Bowie came back to defeat New
Britain and Harrisburg defeated Trenton. Akron remains 3.5 games back of the
second-place Senators, but now has an elimination number in single digits at
nine with 11 games to play.
- Number one fireworks… The final fireworks
show of the season will follow Friday’s game against Erie and will be sponsored
by KeyBank. On Saturday, the first 1,000 fans will receive a foam finger
giveaway sponsored by the Akron Canton Airport. The airport will also be giving
away a free AirTran airline voucher to two lucky fans in attendance. Sunday
will be the final Family Pack Sunday and will be sponsored by the Duquesne
Incline where fans can buy four tickets, four hot dogs, four fountain drinks,
and four bags of chips for only $48!
- Home away from home… The Aeros will play a rare
doubleheader in which they will be the home team for the continuation opener and
be the away team for the nightcap. Akron and Bowie originally started a game at
Canal Park before weather postponed the game. Because it was the last time the
Baysox were scheduled to visit Akron this season, the game has to be made up in
Bowie. Action will resume Bowie batting in the top of the second with Brandon
Waring on first with the game scoreless.
- The Senate rules… Harrisburg completed a three-game
series sweep of Akron yesterday with a pair of wins by counts of 6-1 (eight
innings) and 2-1. Harrisburg scored first in game one in the third inning on an
RBI double by Chris Marrero. Akron tied it up in the bottom of the sixth when
third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall doubled in center fielder Jordan Henry from
first. The game went extra innings, but the Sens scored five in the eighth to
score the win. Left-handed reliever Nick Hagadone took the loss and four-time
World Series champion Orlando Hernandez earned the win. In game two, Harrisburg
jumped out 1-0 in the second frame when Devin Ivany hit in Chris Marrero on a
groundout. Ivany also hit an RBI single in the fourth. Akron finally scored in
the sixth when shortstop Carlos Rivero hit an RBI single and drove in right
fielder Jerad Head, who reached on a walk and moved over on a ground out by
first baseman Beau Mills. It was not enough, however, as the hosts left three
on base in the inning and fell 2-1.
Aeros split two games with the Reading Phillies Tuesday night after winning the
opening continuation game 8-7, while dropping the second game 9-7 in front of 6,783
at FirstEnergy Stadium. The continuation game was originally started on July 25th,
while the second game was rescheduled for seven innings. Akron
now stands at 63-58 while Reading
stands at 58-62.
continuation game was suspended in the bottom of the fourth with the score tied
5-5 when rain halted play. Center fielder Jordan Henry began the game on a
strong note as he doubled and scored on a sacrifice fly in the first. Akron continued to pounce
on Phillies starter Ty Taubenheim in the second, taking a 2-0 lead on an RBI
single from left fielder John Drennen. Right fielder Jerad Head followed with a
two-run homer to right on his first pitch. Reading responded as Kevin Mahar provided a
solo home run with one out against left starter Kelvin De La Cruz. A bases
loaded walk to Matt Rizzotti in the third then made the score 4-2. Akron added their final
run on a single from second baseman Jason Kipnis in the fourth. De La Cruz left
the game in the fourth after a pair of runs scored to tie the game before the
Reading resumed action
tonight adding two more runs in the inning when Tagg Bozied hit a two RBI
double. The Aeros responded when Head, who joined the team from Class AAA
Columbus today, hit a three-run home run to take the lead 8-7.
pitcher Rob Bryson earned his first win, and only decision, of the season with
2.2 innings pitched, two hits allowed, and three strikeouts. Southpaw Sergio
Escalona (2-7) took the loss, allowing three runs, two earned, on Head’s home
the second game, Akron started scoring early with four runs in the first thanks
to third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall’s RBI double and first baseman Beau Mills
three-run home run. The R-Phils responded with a two-run homer by Bozied.
Aeros added another in the top of the second when Kipnis doubled to left field
scoring shortstop Cristo Arnal. Reading gained the lead in the bottom of the
frame when Tuffy Gosewisch hit an RBI single, followed by Harold Garcia’s
three-run home run to left field.
Akron tied the game 6-6 in
the top of the fourth on an RBI single. Reading
took the lead for good during their next at bat when Freddy Galvis scored on a
wild pitch by lefty starter Matt Packer during Keoni De Renne’s plate appeance,
who soon singled in Harold Garcia. Both teams added runs in the fifth to set up
the final 9-7 score.
took the loss after allowing all nine runs on nine hits with three home runs, a
walk, and a strikeout. Yohan Flande (9-7) earned the win with five innings
pitched, giving up seven runs, six earned, on nine hits, one home run, one
strike out and one walk.
now two games back of Bowie for the wild card, but caught up with Harrisburg in
third place in the Western Division after the Senators lost to Erie 4-3. Akron will continue their
series with the Phillies Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. Lefty Scott Barnes (6-8, 4.66 ERA) takes the mound for the Aeros
against Reading’s J.C. Ramirez (3-3, 5.37 ERA). Join Ken
Carman for Thursday’s radio broadcast beginning at 6:50 p.m. on Fox Sports 1350
AM and at www.akronaeros.com. For more information, please call the Akron
Aeros team offices at (330) 253-5151.
OH – The Aeros completed a three-game series sweep of the New Britain Rock Cats
with a 7-0 victory Sunday afternoon in front of 3,359 fans at Canal Park. Akron
recorded another 11 hits in the contest highlighted by a two-run homer from
second baseman Jason Kipnis. With the victory, the Aeros now sport a 62-57
record and trail the wild card-leading Bowie Baysox by 1.5 games while New
Britain fell to 34-87
scoring began in the first inning as center fielder Jordan Henry led off with a
single to right. Kipnis followed with a two-run shot off the Miller Lite sign
in center field, and left fielder Tim Fedroff recorded another RBI with a
triple in the second.
the fourth inning, third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall continued his impressive series
against New Britain with a two-run single to extend the lead to 5-0. The Aeros
added their final runs with one out in the eighth inning on a sacrifice fly
from first baseman Beau Mills and a run-scoring single from right fielder John
starting pitcher Corey Kluber (1-2) delivered six shutout innings to earn his
first win in the Cleveland Indians organization. He allowed just six hits and
one walk while striking out four batters in his third start since joining the
team following a three-team trade that also that sent Jake Westbrook to St.
Louis. New Britain’s Bobby Lanigan (2-2) took the loss after allowing five runs
on eight hits in five innings pitched and Aeros relievers Connor Graham and
Omar Aguilar provided three more shutout frames.
home run from Kipnis was his 9th in Double-A and he finished 2-for-2
at the plate with two walks, two runs scored and two RBI. Henry, Chisenhall and
Drennen all finished with a pair of hits as well and the Aeros finished with 48
hits in the three-game series.
Akron has an off day on Monday before traveling to Reading for a
doubleheader that includes the completion of a suspended game from July 25th
and an originally scheduled game that has been shortened to seven innings. They
will pick up action at 6:05 p.m. in the bottom of the fourth inning with the
scored tied 5-5. The pitchers in the opener have not been announced while Aeros
left-hander Matt Packer (0-0, 0.64 ERA) will start against R-Phils righty J.C.
Ramirez (3-3, 5.37 ERA) in the second game. Join Ken Carman for Tuesday night’s
radio broadcast beginning at 5:50 p.m.
on Fox Sports 1350 AM and at www.akronaeros.com.
For more information, please call the Aeros at (330) 253-5151.
OH – The Aeros recorded a season-high 20 hits during their 12-2 triumph over the
New Britain Rock Cats Saturday evening before a crowd of 3,847 fans at Canal
Park. Akron scored early and often with nine runs through the first three
innings en route to a third straight victory, a second straight over the Rock
Cats. The game began after a 59-minute rain delay as the Aeros improved to
61-57 and New Britain dropped to 34-86.
scoring began quickly against Rock Cats starter Cole DeVries as third baseman
Lonnie Chisenhall singled with two outs in the first. First baseman Beau Mills
followed with an RBI double and right fielder John Drennen extended the lead to
2-0 a single to right.
blowout continued in the second as catcher Juan Apodaca drew a one-out walk and
designated hitter Cristo Arnal singled. An error later scored Apodaca before
Chisenhall gave the Aeros a six-run advantage with a three-run home run to the
bullpen in right.
a strikeout began the third inning, Akron rallied with five consecutive singles
including RBI hits from center fielder Jordan Henry and second baseman Jason
Kipnis. Chisenhall followed again to extend the edge to 9-0 with a sacrifice
fly to center.
singled to start a fifth inning burst and Kipnis walked against reliever Mike
McCardell. Yet again, Chisenhall drove home the run with a single before New
Britain finally scored in the top of the sixth. Starter Alex White permitted a
sacrifice fly in that frame and reliever Bryan Price then allowed an RBI single
to Mark Dolenc in the seventh.
top of the Aeros order sparked the final scoring of the night against McCardell
in the seventh. Henry walked, pinch-hitter Justin Toole singled and another
error gave Akron an 11-2 lead. Mills then recorded an RBI with a groundout to
first to provide for the last run.
right-hander White (7-6) was solid on the mound in earning the win with six
efficient innings in his team-leading 11th quality start. He allowed
just one run on three hits with three strikeouts, recording a career-high 13
groundball outs. DeVries (1-5) took the loss in the spot-start, permitting nine
runs (five earned) on 11 hits in his three frames.
Aeros batter recorded at least one hit in the game for the second straight game
against the Rock Cats. In fact, everyone but Kipnis and Toole finished with two
base hits in the game highlighted by a career performance from Chisenhall. He
finished 3-for-4 at the plate with his 15th home run and set a new personal
Double-A high with five RBI.
weeklong home ends Sunday against New Britain at 1:35 p.m. for a Family Fun Day
at Canal Park. The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens sponsors
tomorrow’s Family Packs, a special offer of four tickets, four hot dogs, four
bags of chips and four soft drinks for only $48 while all kids can also run the
bases after the game.
The Aeros look for the sweep tomorrow with newcomer
Corey Kluber (0-2, 10.13 ERA) on the mound against New Britain’s Bobby Lanigan
(2-1, 3.95 ERA). Join Jim Clark for Sunday afternoon’s
radio broadcast beginning at 1:20 p.m. on Fox Sports 1350 AM and at www.akronaeros.com.
For more information, please call the Aeros at (330) 253-5151.
OH – A franchise-record tying three triples and a seven-run fifth inning
highlighted an 11-7 victory for the Aeros Friday night over the visiting New
Britain Rock Cats. Akron pounded 17 hits on the night including six of the
extra-base variety while tying season-highs with the six runs and seven base
hits in the fifth. The win improved the Aeros to 60-57 this season and just 2.5
games behind second-place Bowie in the Western Division wild card race while
the last-place Rock Cats fell to 34-85.
Britain began the scoring early against Akron starter Kelvin De La Cruz in the
first two frames. Juan Portes plated two runs with a double to left and an RBI
single from Joe Benson gave the visitors a quick 3-0 advantage.
errors helped the Aeros later in that second as a misplayed infield single
turned into a run and center fielder Jordan Henry continued the rally with a
run-scoring hit to center.
La Cruz struggled again in the third inning as the Rock Cats extended their
lead to 6-2. Two more walks preceded a clutch two-out, three-run home run into
the left field canal from Jeff Howell that put the hosts in a large early
comeback began in the third on a sacrifice fly from shortstop Carlos Rivero
before the record-tying fifth inning. Second baseman Jason Kipnis homered to
begin the frame against starter Deolis Guerra while Rivero knocked Guerra out
of the game with an RBI double to left-center.
After the second out of the inning, catcher Juan Apodaca followed with a
pivotal 12-pitch walk that created even more opportunities for the Aeros.
hitter Cristo Arnal then cleared the bases with a three-run triple to left and
Henry tripled him home on a liner to dead center. Kipnis then recorded his
second RBI of the frame on a single to left to extend the lead to 10-6 and
cement the lead for good.
Dolenc hit a solo home run to begin the sixth and another Akron RBI triple in
the seventh, this time from left fielder Tim Fedroff, provided for the final
margin of the night.
Hagadone (2-1) earned the victory with two innings of relief, allowing one run
but pitching in the midst of the offensive attack. Guerra (2-9) permitted seven
runs (five earned) on 10 hits in just 4.1 innings pitched and he now has a 0-6
record in his last seven starts. De La Cruz surrendered six runs with six walks
in four frames in the start but relievers Chen-Chang Lee and Omar Aguilar
retired the final nine New Britain batters.
of the nine Aeros hitters finished with at least two hits led by Henry’s three
hits and his third triple of the season. Arnal tied a career-high with three RBI
via his fifth inning triple as well and this was the sixth instance of three
three-baggers in franchise history.
home stand continues tomorrow against New Britain at 7:05 p.m. for an exciting Saturday
night at Canal Park. The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a replica
of the 2009 Akron Aeros Eastern League Championship ring, sponsored by Distillata
Water. The hit show “Beer Money” from Sports Time Ohio will also film around
The Aeros aim for a third straight victory Saturday
with ace Alex White (6-6, 2.45 ERA) on the mound against a to-be-determined
pitcher for the Rock Cats. Join Jim Clark for Saturday
night’s radio broadcast beginning at 6:50 p.m. on Fox Sports 1350 AM and at www.akronaeros.com.
For more information, please call the Aeros at (330) 253-5151.
OH – The Aeros walked off with a 3-2 victory over the Reading Phillies Thursday
night, utilizing a two-run ninth inning to end another losing streak. First
baseman Beau Mills finished the comeback with a run-scoring fielder’s choice to
help Akron avoid the three-game series sweep in front of 2,125 Thirsty Thursday
fans at Canal Park. With the win, the fourth-place Aeros improved to 59-57
while the R-Phils fell to 57-59 this season.
struck first against Akron starting pitcher Scott Barnes in the top of the
second inning. Designated hitter Tagg Bozied began the frame with a towering
home run next to the Miller Lite sign in dead center field, giving the Phillies
a quick 1-0 lead.
hosts responded in the next frame against Reading’s Austin Hyatt who was making
his Double-A debut. New catcher Juan Apodaca walked with one out, center
fielder Jordan Henry also drew a free pass two batters later after Hyatt’s fourth
strikeout. Kipnis followed and tied the score with a clutch two-out RBI single
to right field.
cruised through the remainder of his six innings pitched before the R-Phils
rallied against reliever Connor Graham in the seventh. Cody Overbeck hit a
leadoff double to right and scored after a pair of sacrifices to give the visitors
the one-run advantage again.
and on the verge of yet another loss, the Aeros concluded their comeback
victory in the dramatic bottom of the ninth inning. Closer Sergio Escalona walked
Henry with one out and Kipnis recorded an infield single off the glove of first
baseman Kevin Nelson. Chisenhall followed with an RBI seeing-eye single to
right and Kipnis safely slid under the throw to the plate to end the contest on
the grounder to first base by Mills.
Bryan Price (5-3) earned the victory with a perfect top of the ninth inning and
Escalona (2-7) blew his sixth save of the season in taking the loss. Barnes
recorded his sixth quality start in eight outings despite the no-decision,
permitting just two hits in his six innings pitched. The left-hander struck out
five batters against three walks and the lone run on Bozied’s homer as he now
has a 3.19 ERA in his past 12 games since June 9th.
led the Aeros offense in finishing 3-for-5 at the plate with a triple, a run
scored and an RBI to increase his batting average to .332 in Double-A. The home
team rallied to score twice in the ninth after entering the game with a .138
(5-for-58) average with runners in scoring position in their previous eight
best fireworks spectacular in Ohio returns to Canal Park Friday at 7:05 p.m. as
the Aeros start a three-game series against the New Britain Rock Cats. The Wing
Warehouse sponsors this week’s fireworks, one of only three remaining shows
left-hander Kelvin De la Cruz (4-6, 4.54 ERA) will start in the contest against
Deolis Guerra (2-8, 5.78 ERA) of the last-place Rock Cats of the Eastern
Division. Join Jim Clark for Friday night’s radio
broadcast beginning at 6:50 p.m. on Fox Sports 1350 AM and at www.akronaeros.com.
For more information, please call the Aeros at (330) 253-5151.