Position: P Date of Birth: 10/24/1990 Height: 6' 1" Weight: 190 lbs
Pro Experience: Evansville Otters Bats: L Resides: Richmond, VA
Ackerman shined for the Otters in the winner-take-all FLCS Game 5 last September, pitching 7 2/3 innings while allowing just one hit and striking out five batters. In three postseason starts for the Otters last season, Ackerman went 2-1 with 16 strikeouts and a 1.61 ERA. During the 2016 regular season, Ackerman was 7-6 with a 3.76 ERA. Ackerman was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft by the Chicago Cubs. He spent three years in the Cubs’ organization before coming to the Frontier League with the Schaumburg Boomers.