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Danny Salazar named Eastern League player of the Week and Aeros Roster Moves

The Eastern league (AA) announced on Monday that Akron Aeros starter Danny Salazar has been named the Easter league Pitcher of the Week, for the week of April 29 – May 5.

Salazar made one start for Akron this week. The right – handed starter pitched 6 shut – out innings, striking out a career high 12 batters. Akron would go on to beat Altoona 4 – 1. Salazar would be perfect through the first four innings before giving up a leadoff single in the fifth inning.

The Aeros right hander is among the weekly league leaders in ERA, 0.00 (T- 1st), batting average against .056 (2nd), WHIP 0.50 (3rd) and strikeouts 12 (T – 3rd).

Cleveland Indians announce roster moves involving Akron Aeros
Aeros RHP Brett Brach was promoted from AA Akron to AAA Columbus on May 6.
INF Justin Toole was assigned to AA Akron from AAA Columbus on May 6.
Aeros 2B Jose Ramirez was placed on the 7 day disabled list with a hip flexor.

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Chris is a 2012 Graduate of The University of Akron with a Master's Degree in Applied Politics. He has an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology from The University of Akron in 2002 and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science/ Criminal Justice in 2004. His favorite sports include Major League Baseball, College Basketball, College Football, NBA and NFL. Chris covers the Canton Charge, Cleveland Cavaliers and Akron Aeros for Ohio Sports NOW and Akron Sports NOW. He also contributes on the Cleveland Six Pack, Interstate 77 and writes "Smoke Signals a weekly look at everything Tribe.