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Double-A
300 South Main Street
Akron, OH, 44308
Phone: 330-253-5151

Manager: Dave Wallace
Pitching Coach: Jeff Harris
Hitting Coach: Rouglas Odor 

August 1, 2012   (0 comments)
Soto is strong, but Aeros fall 1-0
Three Portland pitchers combined to throw a seven-hit shutout Tuesday, as the Sea Dogs squeezed by the Akron Aeros, 1-0, in the opener of a three-game series at Hadlock Field. The game’s deciding run for Portland came in the sixth off Aeros southpaw Giovanni Soto.
July 31, 2012   (0 comments)
Launching Off With The Aeros: 7/24/12 - 7/30/12
Your Akron Aeros had a very successful homestand over the past week, taking four of six and improving to 65-43 on the season. The Aeros did it with names you may very well know from brief callups to the Majors (Juan Diaz) or big trades (Rob Bryson), but those two did not do it alone. Like every other week, check out Launching Off With The Aeros as Jim Piascik takes you through all you need to know about the Akron Aeros.
July 30, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron falls in series finale, but still finish with good homestand
Bowie shortstop Manny Machado, one of the top prospects in baseball, homered, doubled and played slick defense Sunday, as the Baysox beat the Akron Aeros, 5-4, in the finale of a four-game series at Canal Park. Despite the loss, Akron finished with a 5-2 record during their seven-game homestand while maintaining a 9.5 game lead in the Eastern League Western Division.
July 29, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron sweeps twinbill over Bowie
The Aeros took both games in their double header with the Bowie Baysox Saturday night, winning the first 3-2 and the second 6-1 in front of 5,594 fans at Canal Park. In game one, Akron got the scoring started with a three run third inning. Right fielder Jordan Henry hit an RBI single to score Roberto Perez, and left fielder Nick Weglarz hit another RBI single with runners on second and third to give the Aeros a 3-0 lead.
July 26, 2012   (4 comments)
Health and playing time help Weglarz get on track
Double-A Akron outfielder Nick Weglarz has battled the injury bug the past several seasons, and it eventually caught up to him last season and the start of this season as his offensive performance took a nosedive. But he has gotten stronger over the course of this season, remained healthy, and made a few adjustments with his swing that have resulted in much better play of late.
July 26, 2012   (1 comments)
IPI's Mid-Season Rankings: #1-7
Every winter, Tony Lastoria produces the preeminent Indians prospect rankings each winter. With the season in full swing, and our massive website being Tony's major focus, Jim Pete has modified the top 22, taking into account performance, the draft, and several other criteria over the course of the first 2/3rds of the season. You must have a subscription to view #2-7, #9-#14 and #16-#22, but the players residing at #1, #8 and #15 are free! Here's a look at #1 (and more), after the jump....
July 26, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron wins 7-6 in extra innings
First baseman Davis Stoneburner hit a game-winning single in the bottom of the eleventh inning to lead the Aeros to a 7-6 win over the Erie SeaWolves Wednesday.
July 25, 2012   (2 comments)
Wives Tales: Minor league lifestyle is tough, but worth it
A lot of people think that being a minor league player or coach is a glamorous lifestyle, but that is far from the truth. The reality is that for those with families it requires a strong commitment from all parties involved while they deal with all of the travel, time apart, ever-changing living arrangements, and low pay. Tony recently sat down and talked to the the wives of Lake County coaches Dave Wallace and Jeff Harris to get their side of the minor league lifestyle.
July 24, 2012   (0 comments)
Packer Dominant As Aeros Top SeaWolves 4-2
Matt Packer pitched seven innings and one-third innings of two-run ball in his second Aeros start of the season as the Akron Aeros beat the Erie SeaWolves, 4-2. The Aeros won for the eighth time this season against the SeaWolves as Erie lost its sixth game in a row. Akron now has a 9.5 game lead in the Eastern League Western Division.
July 24, 2012   (2 comments)
Launching Off With The Aeros: 7/17/12 - 7/23/12
The Indians may be fading of late, but your Akron Aeros continued their winning ways over the past week taking five of the seven games they played. Akron continued to get great pitching from the likes of House, Armstrong, Packer, and co. while the bats rallied behind Neal, Abraham, Lawson, and others. As always, Jim Piascik takes you through the week that was with Launching Off With The Aeros.
July 24, 2012   (0 comments)
Matt Packer ready to resume promising career
Matt Packer burst onto the Indians' scene with a stellar 2010 season that saw him go 9-7 with a sterling 2.05 ERA in both Lake County and Akron. He followed that season by skipping the Carolina League and heading right to the Aeros. He started off slowly (3-8, 5.71 ERA at the break), but finished strong (6-4, 2.78 after the break). Now recovered from a shoulder that cost him the first half of the season, Packer is back, and more than ready...
July 24, 2012   (0 comments)
Steven Wright knuckles his way to an 11-1 victory
Steven Wright tossed six effective innings and left fielder Thomas Neal launched a grand slam as the Aeros beat up on the Erie SeaWolves, 11-1, in the opener of a seven-game homestand at Canal Park.
July 23, 2012   (0 comments)
Guilmet blows rare save, as Aeros lose in ninth
The Richmond Flying Squirrels got a three run rally in the bottom of the ninth innings to steal a 4-3 win away from the Akron Aeros on Sunday. Akron controlled the game through the eighth inning, leading Richmond 2-0. The Flying Squirrels got their first run in the bottom of the eighth, but sealed the deal in the ninth with back-to-back home runs on closer Preston Guilmet.
July 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron's winning streak ends as team falls 3-2
The Aeros' seven-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels on the road Friday.
July 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Soto is not going to rest on his laurels
Double-A Akron left-handed pitcher Giovanni Soto made a date with history on Sunday when he threw the second nine inning complete game no-hitter in franchise history. Even with the huge accomplishment, Soto is determined to use it as a building block for a strong finish and continue to develop as a pitcher. Stephanie Metzger recently sat down with the talented southpaw and talked about the no-hitter and more...
July 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Aeros Strike Early, Beat Flying Squirrels 4-3
The Akron Aeros scored four runs in the first inning and held on for Matt Packer’s first win of the season, beating the Richmond Flying Squirrels, 4-3.
July 19, 2012   (1 comments)
Minor Happenings: Soto-rific this year
In today’s Minor Happenings, Tony takes a look at the no-hitter by lefty Giovanni Soto and the development he has made this year as a prospect, the strides Jordan Smith has made both offensively and defensively, he runs through another infirmary report with several updates on some of the walking wounded in the system, talks with the Indians front office about players at several different levels in the system, and tons more.
July 18, 2012   (0 comments)
Neal delivers walkoff hit in 6-5 Aeros win
Aeros left fielder Thomas Neal hit a walk-off single with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, as Akron beat Harrisburg, 6-5. With the win, Akron (58-39) swept the Senators while increasing their winning streak to six games.
July 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Aeros beat the Senators 3-2
Matt Lawson came through with a clutch double in the seventh and TJ House pitched another quality outing to lead the Aeros to a 3-2 win Tuesday night at Canal Park. The Aeros (57-39) won their fifth straight game and increased their lead over the second-place Senators (49-47) to eight games. Harrisburg lost its fourth straight game.
July 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Launching Off With The Aeros: 7/10/12 - 7/16/12
Sure, the Akron Aeros won four of their five games this week, but the biggest story from the past week was starting pitcher Giovanni Soto throwing the first-ever no-hitter at Canal Park Sunday. Jim Piascik breaks down what Soto's no-hitter means going forward along with what went on with the other Akron Aeros. As always, Launching Off With The Aeros has everything you need to know about the past week for the Aeros, including quotes from the man himself, Giovanni Soto.

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