Portland Sea Dogs Running Thread

on Fri May 12th, 2017 6:21 am
[u:1hz2475s]Beeks earns league-leading 5th win, 'Dogs beat Reading 5-0[/u:1hz2475s]Reading, PA - Jalen Beeks extended his scoreless streak to 24 consecutive innings and Nick Longwent 3-for-5, 3 RBI, leading the Portland Sea Dogs (17-12) to a 5-0 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (17-13) on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. The win for Portland was their fifth straight on the road. Beeks (5-1, league leader in wins) set careers highs with the scoreless streak and his fourth consecutive win, allowing just two hits on four walks and seven strikeouts. In Beeks' final inning, he kept the scoreless streak alive, inducing a 6-4-3 double play.The 24 consecutive scoreless innings is tied for the second best mark in franchise history. Kris Johnson had 24 scoreless back in 2008. Henry Owens owns the best mark with 27.1 scoreless frames in 2014. Mike Olt put the Sea Dogs on the board in the fourth inning, leading off the frame with a solo-homer off losing pitcher Shane Watson (2-2). Portland scored twice in the fifth on a run-scoring groundout by Longhi and an RBI single by Cole Sturgeon. Watson took his second straight loss to the Sea Dogs, giving up 10 hits and 3 runs over 6 IP.Longhi extend Portland's lead to 5-0 with a two-run single off lefty Mario Hollands in the seventh. The first-year Sea Dog is 9 for his last 13 and a season-high five-game hitting streak.Portland's bullpen was outstanding in the series opener. Josh Smith worked 1.2 innings on two hits. Ty Buttrey fanned all four batters faced over 1.1 IP and Austin Maddox closed out the game with a scoreless ninth.Josh Tobias picked up his second 3-hit game in Double-A, going 3-for-5. Danny Mars had two hits and Rafael Devers reached base three times (2 doubles, walk). The Sea Dogs and Fightins play game two of their four-game series on Friday night beginning at 7:05 PM from FirstEnergy Stadium. LHP Trey Ball (1-1, 3.58) makes his sixth start of the season. Reading counters with LHP Brandon Leibrandt (2-1, 5.11).Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 6:50 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 7:00 PM.
on Mon May 15th, 2017 6:18 am
.@USCellular Game Recap: Devers ends no-hitter, McAvoy seven strong in 2-1 loss at Reading.https://goo.gl/WVpUkW
on Wed May 17th, 2017 6:34 am
[u:2et2mtm6]Sea Dogs and Yard Goats split twinbill at Hadlock Field[/u:2et2mtm6]Portland, Maine - The Sea Dogs (18-15) and Hartford Yard Goats (14-22) split their series-opening doubleheader on Tuesday night at Hadlock Field. Hartford took game one 3-0, Portland won game two 8-1. Both starting pitchers went the distance in game one. Sam Howard (W, 1-3) threw a one-hitter and fanned four while walking just one. Teddy Stankiewicz (L, 1-1) allowed three runs on six hits with no walks and five strikeouts in his fourth career complete game. Hartford scored the only run they would need on back-to-back doubles to lead off the second inning by Drew Weeks and Dillon Thomas. On Weeks' double, Joseph Monge and Danny Mars collided in the outfield. Mars was down for several minutes before remaining in the game, but was pulled the following inning. Corelle Prime hit a two-run homer over the Maine Monster in the fourth to extend the Hartford lead to 3-0. Howard didn't allow a Sea Dog to advance past second base. He retired the final 13 batters he faced and 19 of the final 20 after the first inning. In game two, the Sea Dogs took an early lead on an RBI double by Rafael Devers on a 3-0 pitch. Hartford tied it in the second inning on Josh Fuentes' RBI single, and Portland answered on Cole Sturgeon's bases loaded sac fly in the third to put the Sea Dogs ahead for good. Portland exploded for six runs in the late innings, scoring three times in both the fifth and sixth innings. Devers added another RBI single and double to his night, while Mike Olt hit an RBI double in the fifth and a three-run homer in the sixth. Jacob Dahlstrand (W, 2-1) earned the victory, allowing one run on four hits over five innings. Luis Niebla (L, 1-3) allowed four runs on six hits in 5.1 innings in a losing effort.The series continues tomorrow evening, first pitch at Hadlock Field is scheduled for 6:00 PM. RHP Travis Lakins will make his Double-A debut for Portland, while RHP Ryan Castellani (1-4, 6.00) is scheduled to start for Hartford. Pregame coverage begins on the WPEI US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network at 5:45 PM.Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 5:45 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 5:55 PM.
on Fri May 19th, 2017 6:18 am
[u:2f4pjz6e]Dogs Suffer Close Loss, Fall to Hartford 4-3[/u:2f4pjz6e]Portland, Maine - The Hartford Yard Goats (16-22) rallied back from a one-run deficit to score twice in the eighth inning and top the Sea Dogs (18-17) 4-3 in the series finale Thursday on afternoon at Hadlock Field. Hartford won the series 3-1. Trailing 3-2 in the eighth, Max White drew a one-out walk from Ty Buttrey (L, 1-2). Ashley Graeter grounded out with White running to advance White to second base, then Ryan McMahon doubled off the wall in left center field to tie the game 3-3. Drew Weeks followed with an RBI single past the dive of third baseman Mike Olt to score McMahon for the game-winning run. Portland loaded the bases with nobody out against James Farris (S, 5) in the bottom of ninth, but Farris struck out Nick Longhi and Mike Olt before getting Joseph Monge to ground into a game-ending fielder's choice. Portland outhit Hartford 15-10 in the loss. The Sea Dogs finished the game 3-for-16 with runners in scoring position and stranded 12 runners. Portland had taken the lead in the seventh inning. Portland loaded the bases with one out with three straight singles off of Jack Wynkoop (ND). Hartford brought in Shane Broyles (W, 2-0) to face Longhi and the Sea Dogs' first baseman hit a sharp grounder to third that was bobbled momentarily by Josh Fuentes, which only gave him enough time to get an out at second base as Danny Mars scored the go-ahead run. Portland took an early lead in the bottom of the first on a two-run pop-up single by Mike Olt that dropped between three fielder's in shallow center. Both runs were unearned due to an error by Fuentes earlier in the inning. Jalen Beeks (ND) began the game having thrown 24 consecutive scoreless innings. After escaping a jam and stranding a runner on third base, Beeks allowed a leadoff home run buy Dillon Thomas over the Dunkin' Donuts video board in the second inning. Beeks' 25 consecutive scoreless innings goes down as the second-longest streak in franchise history (Henry Owens, 27.2). Hartford tied the game two batters later on a solo homer by Dom Nunez to make it 2-2. Beeks delivered another quality start for Portland, allowing two runs on six hits in 6.2 innings. He walked one and struck out seven. Wynkoop allowed three runs (one earned) on 11 hits in 6+ innings, walking one and striking out four.The Sea Dogs begin a seven-game road trip tomorrow evening in Trenton against the first-place Thunder, first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM.Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 6:45 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 6:55 PM.
on Mon May 22nd, 2017 6:43 am
Trenton, N.J. - The Portland Sea Dogs (20-18) received seven scoreless innings from Teddy Stankiewicz and an RBI single from Nick Longhi, and defeated the Trenton Thunder (25-16), 1-0, Sunday afternoon in the series finale at Arm & Hammer Park. Portland won the final two games of the series to win the 3-game set. Stankiewicz earned his second win of the season, giving up five hits, two walks and three strikeouts. Portland provided the lone run in the sixth inning off losing pitcher Yefry Ramirez (5-1). Tzu-Wei Lin drew a one-out walk, stole second base, and scored on Longhi's single to right field. Lin has reached base safely in 21 consecutive games - currently the longest streak in the Eastern League. Yankory Pimentel worked the final two innings to secure a save in his Double-A debut. In the eighth, Pimentel fanned Jake Cave with runners at first and third to end the inning.Portland held Trenton scoreless in 28 of 31 innings during the series. The 1-0 win was the second for the team this season - both on the road (April 30th at Reading). The Sea Dogs had four hits - all singles. Portland's 3 double plays turned, tied a season-high. The Sea Dogs roadtrip swings to Manchester, New Hampshire on Monday night, opening up a four-game series with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays affiliate). RHP Travis Lakins makes his second Double-A start. RHP Conner Greene (1-3, 3.69) gets the ball for the Fisher Cats.Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 6:20 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 6:35 PM.Portland's next homestand begins Friday, May 28th against the Trenton Thunder (Yankees affiliate). Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500. Book your nine-inning vacation today!
on Tue May 23rd, 2017 6:35 am
[u:1ykq9l17]Sea Dogs and Fisher Cats postponed[/u:1ykq9l17]Manchester, N.H. - The Portland Sea Dogs and New Hampshire Fisher Cats were postponed on Monday night due to unplayable field conditions. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday night beginning at 5:35 PM. Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 5:20 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 5:35 PM.Portland's next homestand begins Friday, May 28th against the Trenton Thunder (Yankees affiliate). Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500. Book your nine-inning vacation today!
on Wed May 24th, 2017 7:23 am
Manchester, N.H. - The Portland Sea Dogs (20-20) dropped a doubleheader to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (16-28) on Tuesday night. The Fisher Cats took the opener 5-2 and won the nightcap with a 3-2, 8-inning walk-off win. [u:78rk17g8]Game 1 recap[/u:78rk17g8]In the opener, Jon Harris (2-4) fired six strong innings on one run, leading the Fisher Cats to a 5-2 win. Portland's Travis Lakins (0-2) took the loss, giving up five runs on seven hits over 4.1 innings pitched. Emilio Guerrero put New Hampshire in front 2-0, blasting a two-run homer with one out in the second. Nick Longhi responded for Portland, leading off the fourth with a solo-shot, cutting the deficit to 2-1. Longhi has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games, hitting his third homer of the season. New Hampshire knocked Lakins out of the game in the fifth inning, scoring three times to take a 5-1 lead. Tim Lopes and Danny Jansen provided RBI singles and Ryan McBroom knocked in a run with a fielder's choice. The Sea Dogs added a run in the ninth on a wild pitch, but Dusty Isaacs retired Longhi to end the game.[u:78rk17g8]Game 2 recap[/u:78rk17g8] Richard Urena delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth, giving New Hampshire a 3-2 walk-off win. Luis Ysla (L, 0-3) allowed two hits and a walk in the eighth to take the loss. Portland struck in the third inning off Yender Villegas to take a 1-0 lead. Cole Sturgeon walked and scored on a double by Mike Olt (1-for-2, 2 BB). Taylor Grover was outstanding for Portland, recording a perfect inning in 3 of 4 frames. In the third with two outs, Jonathan Davis hit a two-run homer to give the Fisher Cats a 2-1 lead. Grover had a season-high five strikeouts on just two hits and no walks. The Sea Dogs tied the game in the seventh inning off Andrew Case (W, 1-0). Heiker Meneses walked and scored on a fielder's choice by Tzu-Wei Lin. The series continues tomorrow morning, first pitch at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium is scheduled for 10:35 AM. LHP Jalen Beeks (5-1, 1.60) makes his eighth start of the season for Portland. RHP Conner Greene (1-3, 3.69) goes for New Hampshire. Pregame coverage on the US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network begins at 10:20 AM.Portland's next homestand begins Friday, May 28th against the Trenton Thunder (Yankees affiliate). Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500. Book your nine-inning vacation today!
on Thu May 25th, 2017 6:25 am
Manchester, N.H. - The Portland Sea Dogs (21-20) received six scoreless innings from their bullpen, and beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (16-29), 4-3, Wednesday morning at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. With the win, the 'Dogs are now 3-3 on their 7-game roadtrip. Jacob Dahlstrand (3-1) was terrific for the Sea Dogs in relief of Jalen Beeks (ND). Dahlstrand earned his first relief win, tossing 4 innings on 3 hits, no walks and 3 strikeouts. Jake Cosart closed out the win with two innings on one hit, earning a save for his second consecutive appearance. The Sea Dogs went to work early, scoring twice off losing pitcher Conner Greene (1-4) in the first inning. Danny Mars led off the game with a walk and advanced to third on a single by Tzu-Wei Lin. On a hit and run, Rafael Devers laced an RBI single to left. Nick Longhi followed by hitting into a double play, which scored the second run. Portland made it 3-0 in the second inning on a run-scoring single by Deiner Lopez. Lopez appeared in right field for the first time this season. Mike Olt led off the fourth with his fifth homer of the season, giving the 'Dogs a 4-1 lead. Jalen Beeks threw 79 pitches over 3+ innings and left the game in the fourth with Portland leading 4-2. Dahlstrand yielded an RBI single to Andrew Guillotte, cutting the deficit to 4-3. The following batter, Danny Jansen, singled to right, but Lopez threw out Gunnar Height at the plate. Portland received a hit from eight of nine starters, and finished the game 3-for-9 with runners-in-scoring position. The loss for New Hampshire snapped their four-game winning streak. Mars became the first player this season to steal two bases in a game. The Portland Sea Dogs and New Hampshire Fisher Cats conclude their four-game series on Thursday night, beginning at 6:35 PM from Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. LHP Trey Ball makes the start for the Sea Dogs. LHP Shane Dawson is on the mound for New Hampshire.Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 6:20 PM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 6:35 PM.Portland's next homestand begins Friday, May 28th against the Trenton Thunder (Yankees affiliate). Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500. Book your nine-inning vacation today!
on Fri May 26th, 2017 6:48 am
#Xman hits first homer of the year, Drew Pomeranz fans 11 as #RedSox complete sweep of Texas.http://pnw-b.ctx.ly/r/5o56h