AVON, OH – The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy Health, have some new hardware to bring back to Northeast Ohio this year as Manager Cam Roth has won the Frontier League Manager of the Year award, while Aaron Hill and Emmanuel Marrero have both made the Frontier League post-season All-Star team.
In his third year at the helm, Roth has helped lead Lake Erie to the Frontier League post-season for the first time in five years, and their first division crown since 2013. Roth has an overall managerial record of 177-166 since taking over part way through the 2016 season. This is the first time the Crushers have had their manager win the prestigious Roger Hanners Award.
When asked about what he accomplished, Roth had one thing to say, “I’m just grateful for the opportunity Tom and Jacqueline Kramig gave me, and the way these fans have welcomed me to Lake Erie.”
But Roth is not the only Crusher being awarded for his efforts this year. The middle infield duo of Emmanuel Marrero and Aaron Hill have both put together tremendous seasons to help lead the Crushers to the post-season.
This year, Marrero is batting .295 with an OPS of .842 and leading the league in hits with 109 and extra base hits with 44. Hill is batting .277 with an OPS of .880 and is leading the league in runs scored with 65 and has 24 stolen bases in 30 attempts.
The Lake Erie Crushers, the 2009 Frontier League Champions, and 2011 Frontier League Organization of the year, play ball at Sprenger Health Care Stadium, a 5,000 capacity stadium located in Avon, Ohio. The Frontier League is an independent baseball league with 10 teams operating throughout the Midwest. For more information on tickets, promotions and team news, visit the team website at www.LakeErieCrushers.com or call 440-934-3636.