TRENTON, NJ — The Akron Aeros lost the series opener to the Trenton Thunder 5-3 at Arm & Hammer Park Monday night, giving the team their third straight loss. The Aeros are now 3-8 on the season and have lost five out of their last six games.
Baseball took a backseat Monday after the tragic events in Boston, though. Donate blood. Donate money. Donate time. Keep the victims and heroes in your thoughts and prayers. Do whatever you want, but some things are more important than baseball.
Well, with that interlude over, let’s get on with the game. As Buster Olney tweeted earlier, “The role for sports now is to provide temporary distraction for those facing heartbreak.” I agree wholeheartedly.
Aeros starting pitcher Danny Salazar managed to make it through five innings with five strikeouts, though the Trenton hitters knocked him around. The right-hander allowed seven hits and four runs, pushing his ERA up to 6.39. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, April 15, 2013