Alfredo Aceves threw five perfect innings for the Pawtucket Red Sox on Wednesday in Fort Myers, Fla., according to a tweet from announcer Dan Hoard.
Aceves recorded nine strikeouts and posted a strike-to-ball ratio of 44/17 against the Norfolk Tides. Hideki Okajima entered the game in relief of Aceves and pitched a scoreless inning for the PawSox as well.
Hoard also reported that Aceves will start on Opening Night in Pawtucket.
*Dan Hoard also announces for the Cincinnatti Bengals.