Adams started the sixth with a double, but once again Trenton couldn’t capitalize on the opportunity. Akron got some insurance in the bottom of the inning, as Holt started with a triple to right. Chen doubled him in and Akron held a 3-0 lead. Trenton went down in order in the seventh and eighth. David Aardsma made another rehab appearance for Trenton, pitching the eighth inning and giving up a leadoff walk, a single to Jordan Henry and another walk, loading the bases with no outs. He escaped the inning by striking out Chen and getting Aguilar to ground into a double play. With one last chance to make it a game, Maruszak hit a one out single in the ninth, but Trenton couldn’t rally as they fell 3-0.
Tyler Austin, Ramon Flores and Zoilo Almonte: Each went 0-4, with Austin striking out twice.
RISP: As a team, Trenton went 0-7 with runners in scoring position. They stranded seven runners.… Click here to read the rest