Game Recap 6/12: Aeros Win, Break Record
The Aeros set a new franchise record with their 12th straight victory as the offense exploded in a 12-5 win over the Portland Sea Dogs Saturday night at Canal Park. A crowd of 2,867 witnessed the home team blast out of the gates for four runs in each of the first two innings en route to the historic win. The previous record of 11 wins in a row was set in June 2002 when Akron finished with the best record in baseball at 93-48. The victory helped the Aeros (32-30) remain in the wild card spot in the Western Division while the Sea Dogs (32-29) still have not won a regular season series in Ohio since 1999.
Center fielder Tim Fedroff and new second baseman Jason Kipnis began the bottom of the first with back-to-back walks to lead the monster offensive start. Hot-hitting Lonnie Chisenhall then blooped a single to center where Portland