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Jailyn Ford to Have Number Retired by Bath County HS

August 23, 2016 - After being an NFCA First Team All-American at James Madison University, becoming the third overall and transitioning to a top rookie pitcher in the NPF this season, Akron Racer pitcher Jailyn Ford will be receiving another honor this fall, this time from her Alma Mater Bath County High School in Hot Springs, Virginia. Prior to Bath County's Homecoming football game against Pendleton (WV) High School, Ford will have her #12 jersey number retired by the school. On Friday, September 16, Ford wi... Full Story

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RubberDucks Homestand Highlights - August 22-28, 2016

August 22, 2016 - RubberDucks Homestand Highlights - August 22-28, 2016 Monday, August 22 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Reading Fightin' Phils, presented by Cleveland Clinic Akron General and 91.3 The Summit ** Get Moving Monday: Wrestling and Gymnastics ** - Probables: Reading - RHP Tyler Viza (4-4, 4.27) vs. Akron - RHP D.J. Brown (7-6, 4.44) - Get Moving Monday: Wrestling and Gymnastics night presented by Cleveland Clinic Akron General - Charity Begins at Home: Strike Out Stroke Tuesday, August 23 at 7:05 p.m. ... Full Story

RubberDucks and Baysox Suspended

August 21, 2016 - Sunday's game between the Akron RubberDucks and Bowie Baysox in Bowie, Maryland, was suspended in the top of the fifth inning with one out and the RubberDucks leading, 6-3. The game will be resumed and completed at Canal Park on Friday, September 2nd, as part of a doubleheader. The start time for the resumption of the suspended game has not been determined. The game was halted at 3:38 p.m., when heavy rain arrived. The teams waited for one hour and 54-minutes before the field was deemed unpla... Full Story

Racers' Season Ends with 6-2 Loss to Pride

August 21, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, AL - The 2016 season came to an end for the Akron Racers Sunday afternoon with a 6-2 loss to the USSSA Pride in Game 2 of the NPF Championship Series Semifinals at Rhoads Stadium on the University of Alabama campus. The Pride pulled ahead of Akron early and built a 6-0 lead after five innings, before the Racers cut into the deficit with a two-out rally in the top of the sixth inning. Centerfielder Taylor Schlopy (Georgia) reached base for the third time in three plate appearances ... Full Story

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August 25 EL Richmond at Akron 7:05 p.m.
August 24 EL Reading at Akron 7:05 p.m.
August 23 EL Reading 1 at Akron 4 Final
August 22 EL Reading 2 at Akron 5 Final
August 21 EL Akron at Bowie Susp.
August 20 EL Akron 8 at Bowie 5 Final
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