The Akron Aeros continued their run of winning over the past week, taking five of seven games to move to 15-16 on the season. Manager Edwin Rodriguez thinks that the better play is all about those guys on the mound.
"I think the last ten games have been very good," Rodriguez said. "This game's all about pitching. The pitching sets the tone of the game."
Akron's hot streak moved them within one game of second place in the Western Division and out of the basement of the Eastern League. They will play two more games against the Erie SeaWolves Tuesday and Wednesday before heading on seven-game road streak to Reading and Binghamton.
Carlos Moncrief, OF
.375/.400/.500 line, .395 wOBA, 9-for-24, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 5:1 SO:BB, 0 SB in 25 PA
After his manager said that this was "Carlos Moncrief weekend," it is hard not to put Moncrief at the top of this list.
The outfielder flashed the power that makes him special, launching a pitch from Bowie pit...