ALTOONA - Akron Aeros' new additions showed their worth Tuesday as the team struck back and earned a 5-0 win to tie up the series with the Altoona Curve 1-1.
The recently promoted Will Roberts started on the mound for the Aeros. The 6-foot-5-inch pitcher earned his first win in a Double-A league as he recorded four strikeouts and pitched six scoreless innings.
Young third baseman Giovanny Urshela kick started the Akron offense with a home run off of pitcher David Bromberg in the second inning. Bromberg would was credited with the loss Tuesday as he allowed three runs across six innings.
Urshela contributed further to the Aeros' win in the fifth inning. After a single from Urshela, left fielder Bo Greenwell cracked another homer into right field off of Bromberg. This marks Greenwell's first homerun after coming off the 7-day DL.
After striking out his last batter, Cole Cook replaced Roberts on the mound for Akron. Cook only pitched one inning, but it was a perfect one as...