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[u:2vi6acs4]Sea Dogs shine in Futures All-Star Game[/u:2vi6acs4]SAN DIEGO (WGME) - Portland Sea Dogs stars Andrew Benintendi and Yoan Moncada shining brightly at the Futures All-Star Game in San Diego Sunday night.Moncada, who was named the game's MVP, had two hits including a titanic 2-run shot leading the World All-Stars to an 11-3 win over Team USA.http://wgme.com/sports/content/sea-dogs ... -star-game
Portland, Maine - The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (41-49) took advantage of a costly Sea Dogs (32-58) error in the 10th inning and took the series opener 6-4 on a game that started Thursday night and ended Friday morning.The game was delayed in the bottom of the ninth inning for 99 minutes and resumed at 11:45 PM.Roemon Fields laid down a sacrifice bunt and Danny Bethea threw the ball into foul territory to allow Christian Lopes to score from first base and plate the go-ahead run in the 10th inning. Jason Leblebijian added a sac fly to pad the lead at 6-4.New Hampshire took an early lead on a two-out, solo homer by Jason Leblebijian off of Mitch Atkins. Rowdy Tellez followed with a single and stole second base before being driven in by Dwight Smith Jr. to make it 2-0 'Cats.Tim Roberson hit a solo homer in the fourth off of Taylor Cole to cut the deficit in half and make it a 2-1 ballgame, but New Hampshire responded in the top of the fifth on an RBI double by Christian Lopes. Three batters later Rowdy Tellez doubled into the gap in right center to score Lopes and extend the lead to 4-1.Cody Decker made it a one-run game with a two-run homer to right center field off of Brady Dragmire in the sixth inning.Cole (W, 2-2) allowed just the one run on five hits in five innings, walking one and striking out three. Atkins (L, 2-5) went 5.1 innings and allowed four runs on seven hits with no walks and six strikeouts.The Sea Dogs threatened in the seventh and loaded the bases with one out off of Tim Mayza. But Wil Browning entered the game and struck out Cody Decker, then induced a groundout from Tim Roberson.Portland tied it in the ninth on an RBI groundout by Andrew Benintendi, but stranded two runners on base.
Portland, Maine - Cole Sturgeon broke a 1-1 tie with a bases loaded, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth and the Sea Dogs (33-58) defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (41-50) 3-2 on Friday night at Hadlock Field. Portland plated the game's first run in the first inning on a sac fly by Nate Freiman to score Yoan Moncada, who led off with a walk.The Fisher Cats answered in the third. After loading the bases with nobody out, Ryan Lavarnway grounded into a 4-3 double play to tie the game 1-1.The Sea Dogs rallied in the sixth. After loading the bases with nobody out, Connor Greene retired two straight batters, then Sturgeon lined a single into right center field to put Portland ahead 3-1.New Hampshire got a run back in the top of the seventh on an RBI double by Emilio Guerrero to score Jason Leblebijian, but New Hampshire wouldn't add any more as Jake Drehoff shut the door in the seventh, stranding two Fisher Cats runners. Ben Taylor entered in the ninth and worked a perfect ninth to earn his first career Double-A save.Kevin McAvoy (W, 6-4) allowed two runs on six hits in 6.1 innings, walking two and striking out one. Greene (L, 1-2) allowed three runs (one earned) on six hits in six innings, walking three and striking out three.The series continues toNight at Hadlock Field, first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM. RHP Jacob Dahlstrand makes his Double-A debut for Portland against RHP Jeremy Gabryszwski(5-6, 4.24) of New Hampshire
[u:1wskqab3]Dahlstrand Delivers Win for Sea Dogs in Debut[/u:1wskqab3]The Sea Dogs (34-58) scored in each of the first four innings and cruised to a 7-3 win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (41-51) in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday night at Hadlock Field.Making his Double-A debut, Jacob Dahlstrand (W, 1-0) allowed three runs (two earned) on just three hits, walking two and striking out two.For the second straight night, Nate Freiman gave the Sea Dogs an early 1-0 lead with a sac fly in the first inning to score Yoan Moncada.Cody Decker and Jake Romanski led off the second with back-to-back doubles off of Jeremy Gabryszwski to make it 2-0. After singles by Cole Sturgeon and Tzu-Wei Lin, Moncada drew a bases loaded walk to put Portland up 3-0. Then Mauricio Dubon hit into a 5-4-3 double play, but Sturgeon scored to extend the lead to 4-0.With two outs in the third, Decker homered to right-center field to make it 5-0. Dubon added an RBI single in the fourth to push the lead to 6-0.After Ryan Lavarnway walked to lead off the fifth, Derrick Loveless teed off and hit a two-run homer into the Sea Dogs bullpen to cut Portland's lead down to 6-2. Jorge Flores added a sac fly later in the inning to make it 6-3.Portland added insurance on an RBI double by Mauricio Dubon in the sixth and put Portland ahead 7-3.Williams Jerez and Luis Ysla combined for three hitless, scoreless innings of relief to close out the game.The series concludes tomorrow afternoon with a 1:00 PM start at Hadlock Field. RHP Teddy Stankiewicz (2-7, 5.12) starts for Portland against RHP LHP Shane Dawson (5-4, 3.51) of New Hampshire.
[u:1u3lgkoh]Fisher Cats rally past Sea Dogs in eighth[/u:1u3lgkoh]PORTLAND, Maine — The New Hampshire Fisher Cats rallied for two runs in the eighth inning and upended the Portland Sea Dogs 5-4 in an Eastern League baseball series finale in front of a sellout crowd on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field.New Hampshire’s Christian Lopes singled off Austin Maddox (L, 2-2) with one out in the eighth and stole second base. Jason Leblebijian drove him in with an RBI single and advanced to second on an error, then Rowdy Tellez singled to score Leblebijian and put the Fisher Cats ahead for good 5-4.The loss erased a quality start for Teddy Stankiewicz, his team leading 10th. Stankiewicz went six innings and allowed three runs on five hits while walking one and striking out five.http://bangordailynews.com/2016/07/17/s ... in-eighth/
[u:4zw78d09]Moncada homers twice in Portland's 11-4 win[/u:4zw78d09]Trenton, NJ - Yoan Moncada hit two homers and drove in four runs, leading the Portland Sea Dogs (35-59) to an 11-4 win over the Trenton Thunder (57-38) on Monday night at Arm & Hammer Park. The multi-homer game was the first of Moncada's career. Jalen Beeks (1-2) put together his finest Double-A outing, working a season-high 6 innings on 7 hits and 2 runs, earning his first Double-A win. Beeks allowed solo-homers to Lane Adams and Kyle Higashioka. Portland built an early 2-0 lead off losing pitcher Jordan Montgomery (8-4). Mauricio Dubon scored on a wild pitch and Rainel Rosario delivered a run-scoring single. Montgomery fanned 10 batters over 5.1 innings on 6 hits and 4 runs. Trenton tied the game on the homers by Adams and Higashioka, but Portland's offense took over in the sixth, scoring four times. Ryan Court and Aneury Tavarez had RBI singles and All-Star Catcher Jake Romanski nailed a two-run single. Moncada hit his first homer in the seventh, an opposite-field shot off righty Matt Wotherspoon. In the eighth, Moncada blasted a three-run shot down the right-field line off Travis Hissong. Portland had 14 hits and lead the league with 21 homers this month. Dubon and Tavarez each had three hits. With a win tomorrow night, the Sea Dog will clinch just their second road-series win this season. The Sea Dogs and Trenton Thunder play the middle game of their 3-game series on Tuesday night, beginning at 7:00 PM from Arm & Hammer Park. RHP Mitch Atkins (2-4, 5.33) takes on RHP Ronald Herrera (6-6, 4.42). Pregame coverage on the WPEI U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network begins at 6:40 PM.
[u:hmmcxp6h]Atkins hurls six innings in Portland's 3-2 loss at Trenton[/u:hmmcxp6h]Trenton, NJ - Trenton catcher Kyle Higashioka snapped a 2-2 tie with a solo-homer in the eighth inning, giving the Thunder (58-38) a 3-2 win over the Portland Sea Dogs (35-60) on Tuesday night at Arm & Hammer Park.Mitch Atkins was solid in a no-decision for the Sea Dogs. Atkins gave up two runs in the first, but allowed just one hit and one walk in the next five innings, retiring the final 10 batters faced. The righty fanned six, earning his 6th quality start of the season.Portland tied the game in the sixth off Ronald Herrera (ND). With one out, Mauricio Dubon walked and scored on a triple by Andrew Benintendi (2-for-4). Nate Freiman (2-for-4) tied the game with a run-scoring single.Tyler Jones (5-2) earned the win for Trenton, tossing two scoreless on just one hit and three strikeouts. Williams Jerez (1-5) surrendered the homer to Higashioka and took the loss. Jonathan Holder worked a perfect ninth for his 10th save of the year. The Sea Dogs and Trenton Thunder wrap-up their series tomorrow afternoon at 11:00 AM from Arm & Hammer Park. RHP Kevin McAvoy (6-4, 7.28) takes on RHP Vicente Campos (4-1, 2.65).
[u:yi1yzbd7]Sea Dogs Drop Series in Trenton with 7-4 Loss[/u:yi1yzbd7]Trenton, NJ - The Trenton Thunder (59-38) jumped out to an early lead and used a strong bullpen performance to beat the Sea Dogs (35-61) 7-4 in the series finale on Wednesday afternoon at Arm & Hammer Park. Trenton took the series, two games to one.Portland got on the board in the top of the first inning. After a lead-off triple by Aneury Tavarez off of Vicente Campos, Mauricio Dubon grounded out to score Tavarez and put the Sea Dogs ahead 1-0.The Thunder struck for three runs in the third inning. Vince Conde doubled in a run to tie the game, then two batters later Dustin Fowler hit a double to score Conde and make it 2-1. Miguel Andujar followed with a sac fly to give Trenton a 3-1 lead after three.Trenton extended their lead to 5-1 on a two-out, two-run homer by Dustin Fowler off of Kevin McAvoy (L, 6-5). McAvoy allowed five runs on six hits in six innings, walking none and striking out six.The Sea Dogs cut the deficit to one run in the sixth inning on a three-run home run by Cody Decker that came with two outs and two strikes. All seven Sea Dogs' hits in the game came with two strikes.Campos (W, 5-1) lasted 5.2 innings and allowed four runs on six hits with two walks and four strikeouts.The Thunder bullpen allowed just one baserunner over the final 3.1 innings. Cale Coshow retired all seven batters he faced, and Matt Wotherspoon worked around a two-out single in the ninth to earn his second save. The Sea Dogs return home tomorrow to being a seven-game homestand at Hadlock Field, beginning with four games against the Binghamton Mets. First pitch on Thursday night is 7:00 PM. RHP Jacob Dahlstrand (1-0, 3.00) will make his second start for Portland, while RHP Josh Zeid (2-3, 4.89) is scheduled to start for the Mets.
[u:2mj5on60]Sea Dogs Offense Silenced by Zeid in 4-0 Loss[/u:2mj5on60]Portland, Maine - Josh Zeid went a season-high eight scoreless innings and the Binghamton Mets (45-51) led wire-to-wire in a 4-0 victory over the Sea Dogs (35-62) on Thursday night at Hadlock Field.Zeid (W, 3-3) allowed just four hits in eight scoreless innings while striking out seven and walking two. David Roseboom closed out the game with a perfect ninth. It marked the first time the Sea Dogs were shutout at home this season.It took three batters for Binghamton to plate what would turn out to be the game-winning run. After a leadoff single and stolen base by Champ Stuart, Phillip Evans advanced him to third on a groundout, then Amed Rosario grounded out to score Stuart and put the Mets ahead 1-0.The Mets added their second run on an RBI double by Jayce Boyd in the second inning. Matt Oberste homered in the fourth to make it 3-0 and singled in the fifth to put Binghamton ahead 4-0.Sea Dogs starter Jacob Dahlstrand (L, 1-1) allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings while walking two and striking out one. Taylor Grover and Ben Taylor combined to work the last four innings and allow just one hit each, with Grover striking out two and Taylor fanning four.The teams meet again on Friday night, first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM. RHP Teddy Stankiewicz (2-7, 5.08) gets the ball for Portland against RHP Mickey Jannis (3-8, 4.77) for Binghamton. Mets shut out Sea Dogs to start series: http://www.wcsh6.com/sports/mets-shut-o ... /279452534