TRENTON, NJ – The Akron Aeros snapped their three game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Trenton Thunder Tuesday. The win evened up the series at 1-1.
Akron left handed pitcher T.J. House started for the Aeros and got the win after pitching six scoreless innings and facing only 20 batters for the night. He also recorded nine strikeouts in the contest.
Trenton finally got on the board in the seventh when pitcher Cole Cook relieved House. After four batters, the Thunder scored and had runners on third and second due to a throwing error by center fielder Carlos Moncrief. Edward Paredes then replaced Cook and struck out the next two Trenton batters to finish the inning.
Shawn Armstrong and Jose Flores combined to pitch two scoreless innings to hold the Thunder at bay.
The Aeros’ bats started off the night cold and did not record their first hit until the third inning. The 20-year-old shortstop Ronny Rodriguez hit a double to center field, which was followed by a RBI-single from ...