Brighton’s Ernie Clement makes jokes, hard contact, slick plays for Akron

Brighton’s Ernie Clement makes jokes, hard contact, slick plays for Akron

The Brighton High School and University of Virginia alumnus was selected in the fourth round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians. He’s worked his way up the system to Akron, where he’s teammates with fellow Section V alumnus Scott. Clement has embraced who he is on and off the field en route to a strong first half for the Rubberducks. He’s in the midst of a 10-game hitting streak with a .293 average that ranks fifth in the Eastern League…