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RubberDucks Announce Staff Additions for 2019 Season

October 19, 2018 - (AKRON, OHIO) - The Akron RubberDucks announced today several front office additions and promotions for the upcoming 2019 season. Dave Burke joins the staff as the Vice President, Sales. Burke has more than 28 years of experience in sales and baseball management and he will oversee sales for both the club's ticketing and corporate partnership areas. He comes to the RubberDucks after spending eight seasons with the Double-A Mississippi Braves, most recently serving as the team's assistant ge... Full Story

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RubberDucks See Championship Hopes End

September 15, 2018 - New Hampshire's Cavan Biggio homered, and Jon Berti stroked a two-run single for the second straight game, as the Fisher Cats posted an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep of the Akron RubberDucks to claim the 2018 Eastern League championship Friday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester, New Hamp. Turning Point The Fisher Cats (3-0) broke a 2-2 tie in the third inning with a pair of unearned runs against Kieran Lovegrove (0-1). With runners at first and second, Bo Bichet... Full Story

2018 Festival of Beers to Feature Local "QuAkron"-Area Breweries

September 13, 2018 - (AKRON, OHIO) - The annual Festival of Beers at Canal Park is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 from 4-7 p.m. The list includes more than 40 different breweries, more than 150 beers, including a special "QuAkron" section comprised of 18 local Northeast Ohio breweries with more than 60 different beers. There will be national breweries and additional Ohio-based breweries still to be announced. Along with admission to the 2018 Festival of Beers at Canal Park, tickets include a commemorative sampl... Full Story

RubberDucks Pushed to the Edge after 4-1 Defeat

September 12, 2018 - New Hampshire's Jon Berti stroked a two-run single, and right-hander Jon Harris struck out seven in his playoff debut, as the Fisher Cats defeated the Akron RubberDucks, 4-1, in Game 2 of the Eastern League Championship Series Wednesday night at Canal Park in Akron, Ohio. Turning Point The Fisher Cats (2-0) scored three times in the third inning off Kyle Dowdy (0-1) to claim a 3-1 lead. The Cats ripped four consecutive singles to start the inning. Gunnar Heidt led off with a hit to right a... Full Story

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September 14 EL Akron 5 at New Hampshire 8 (Champ. Gm. 3) Final
September 12 EL New Hampshire 6 at Akron 1 (Champ. Gm. 2) Final
September 11 EL New Hampshire 3 at Akron 1 (Champ. Gm. 1) Final (10)
September 8 EL Akron 9 at Altoona 0 (Playoff Gm. 4) Final
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