Akin is 14-6 with a 2.77 ERA and 135 strikeouts in 23 starts over 130 innings. He’s in line to become just the sixth pitcher in league history to win the pitching equivalent of the Triple Crown because he leads in wins, ERA and strikeouts (135).
* Double-A Bowie left-hander Keegan Akin was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Year on Sunday. He has gone 14-7 with an ERA of 3.27 in 25 starts this year, allowing one earned run or less 10 times. Akin is the first Bowie hurler to take the Eastern League pitching honor since Brad Bergesen in 2008.