AKRON – The Akron Aeros fought valiantly Saturday night, but ultimately fell to the Harrisburg Senators 6-5 in a high scoring affair. The two teams combined for 23 hits as the pitching on both sides failed to bring their A-games.
The Senators jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first, but the Aeros answered with three in the second. Unfortunately for Akron, the Senators answered with two runs in the third and fourth, making the score 5-3. Akron got one run in the fifth, but Harrisburg’s insurance run in the eighth made the Aeros’ ninth inning rally fall short by one run.
SP Brett Brach was called up from High-A Carolina to start for the Aeros today, but he didn’t celebrate the callup in style. Brach struggled through 3.2 innings, allowing 10 hits, a walk, five earned runs, and only struck out one batter. The Senators did their real damage in the third and fourth innings, scoring two runs in each inning and ultimately knocking Brach out. Read More…
From Indians Prospect Insider, May 13, 2012