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Peoples, RubberDucks Staff Hold Harrisburg to One Hit

May 27, 2016 - Akron's Michael Peoples combined with two relievers on a one-hitter, and Bradley Zimmer homered and drove in a pair of runs, as the RubberDucks trounced the Harrisburg Senators, 6-1, Friday night at Canal Park. Turning Point The RubberDucks (34-13) snapped a scoreless tie in the fourth inning by scoring three times against Senators starter Jaron Long (2-2). Bryson Myles and Zimmer started the inning with back-to-back home runs. For Myles, it was his sixth, and for Zimmer, his ninth. Nellie... Full Story

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Charlotte Morgan Named 26th Racers Impact Honoree

May 27, 2016 - AKRON, OH - Former first baseman Charlotte Morgan is the 26th player to earn the coveted Akron Racers IMPACT Award. Over just two seasons (2013-2014), although two of her best years as a pro, Morgan's greatest impact, was perhaps, not what she did on the field but rather what she did off the field. She stood tall in the Racers clubhouse and led by example that eventually carried Akron to their third shot at the Cowles Cup in 2014. "Charlotte Morgan defined and redirected our game when she cam... Full Story

Nerissa Myers Named Impact Honoree

May 27, 2016 - AKRON, OH - With just six Racers remaining in Akron's quest to name the 30 players that had the most profound impact on the Racers organization in its 15 Seasons of Play, the 25th player is former designated player/shortstop Nerissa Myers. "Nerissa is just one of the many gifted hitters to emerge from Coach Michael Lotief's program at Louisiana Lafayette," noted GM Joey Arrietta. "Nerissa not only could hit just about any pitch, she is smart and can run the bases very well." Myers was trad... Full Story

RubberDucks Homestand Highlights - May 27-June 2, 2016

May 26, 2016 - Friday, May 27 at 6:35 p.m. vs. Harrisburg Senators, presented by Akron Beacon Journal $1,000 CASH DASH - Probables: Harrisburg - RHP Jaron Long (2-1, 1.55) vs. Akron - RHP Michael Peoples (4-1, 3.40) - Cash Dash - Twenty-one fans 18 years and older will have the chance to get as much money as they can postgame as they race into an outfield covered with $1,000 cash - David Bowie Fireworks presented by The University of Akron Saturday, May 28 at 6:35 p.m. vs Harrisburg Senators, pr... Full Story

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May 29 EL Harrisburg at Akron 2:05 p.m.
May 28 EL Harrisburg at Akron 6:35 p.m.
May 27 EL Harrisburg 1 at Akron 6 Final
May 26 EL Akron 2 at Altoona 3 Final
May 25 EL Akron 13 at Altoona 6 Final
May 24 EL Akron 8 at Altoona 3 Final
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