The Akron Aeros had a decent week — winning four of their seven games — though it was not enough to get them back into the playoff picture. With a 64-70 record, the Aeros are seven games out of the wild card with seven games to go. As in, one more loss (or an Erie SeaWolves win) eliminates the reigning Eastern League champions.
Despite this bad news, the Aeros got some good news Tuesday afternoon when it was announced that outfielder Tyler Naquin and catcher Jake Lowery were selected to participate in the Arizona Fall League. Many top prospects make it out to the AFL and these two will be challenged (and hopefully will learn and grow from it) this October and November.
The Aeros finish out their season with three more games at home Tuesday through Thursday against the Erie SeaWolves. Akron then heads out on the road for a four-game set with the Altoona Curve. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, August 27, 2013