PORTLAND (AP) – Wyatt Toregas hit a three-run homer and Ryan Goleski drove in two runs, including the game-winner, as the Akron Aeros beat the Portland Sea Dogs 6-5 to tie the Eastern League Championship Series at two games apiece.

The decisive fifth game is today in Portland.

Brandon Moss hit two homers and Luis Jimenez added one for the Sea Dogs.

Goleski’s RBI single in the third inning and Toregas’ homer in the fourth gave Akron a 4-0 lead.

Moss’ first homer narrowed Portland’s deficit to 4-1 in the bottom of the fourth. George Kottaras’ RBI double, Moss’ two-run homer and Jimenez’s solo shot gave the Sea Dogs a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the sixth.

Brandon Pinckney hit an RBI single and Goleski had a sacrifice fly in the ninth as the Aeros rallied for the win.

Akron reliever Jim Ed Warden (2-0) picked up the win while Tony Sipp notched the save. Portland reliever Barry Hertzler (1-1) took the loss.


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