On the surface, calling a 68-73 season a success — especially when that season follows a championship campaign — would be ludicrous. In the case of the 2013 Akron Aeros, however, it would be true.
While last year brought Akron an Eastern League championship, 2013 saw the arrival of numerous top prospects and brought the future one step closer to Cleveland. The ultimate goal of the minor leagues is development and graduating players to the major leagues, something Akron excelled at this season.
If you made it out to Canal Park this year, you saw the future of Cleveland. To recap that future and everything that happened in 2013, join me for one last time and go Launching off with the Aeros. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, September 3, 2013