More often than not, the Kinston Indians are the "forgotten" team among the Tribe's full-season…
Akron And Kinston Hang On For Playoff Wins
Right-hander Bubbie Buzachero (8-3, 2.72 ERA, four saves) was kicked off the team and placed on the resticted list after breaking the jaw of second baseman Eider Torres in a fight Sunday. Torres likely will be sidelined for however far Akron goes in the playoffs. Buzachero's career in the Indians organization is likely over. He was acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays last winter in a trade for left-hander Brian Tallet and was the Aeros' key setup man this season. Akron called up catcher Max Ramirez from Lake County to take Buzachero's spot on the roster. Ramirez was acquired from Atlanta in July when the Indians traded closer Bob Wickman to the Braves. He hit .307 with the Captains. As for Game One action at Canal Park, Akron took a 9-1 lead, but yielded seven runs in the top of the ninth in a 12-10 win over the visiting Altoona Curve. In the Class Carolina League, Kinston led, 7-0, but also had to sweat it out before prevailing, 9-6, over the host Salem Avalanche. Class AA Akron (8...
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