Portland Sea Dogs Running Thread

on Tue May 2nd, 2017 6:14 am
Hartford, Conn- The Portland Sea Dogs (11-8) made it consecutive shutouts on their six-game roadtrip, defeating the Hartford Yard Goats (8-13), 7-0, Monday night in Portland's first ever game at Dunkin' Donuts Park. Portland evened their roadtrip to 2-2, and their pitchers have tossed 19 consecutive scoreless frames.Trey Ball (1-1) set the tone for the Sea Dogs, earning his first Double-A win. Ball fired six innings on 4 hits, 2 walks and 6 strikeouts. The lefty's biggest jam was a first and third, one-out situation in the second.Rafael Devers knocked home Portland's first run of the game, blasting a solo homer (#3) to centerfield in the fourth. Devers has two homers on the roadtrip - both on the first pitch. In the fifth, the 'Dogs went to work against Ryan Castellani (L, 1-3), scoring five times. Nick Longhi blooped a two-run double on an 0-2 pitch. Three batters later, Joseph Monge cleared the bases with a double to right-center field.Portland's final run came in the seventh when Tzu-Wei Lin was hit-by-a-pitch. Lin went 1-for-2, extending his team-leading hit streak to 13 games.Heiker Meneses added two hits and reached base three times. Cole Sturgeon is now 4 for his last 9 and scored two runs tonight.Portland's bullpen combination of Jake Cosart (1.2 IP) and Josh Smith (1.1 IP) closed out Portland's first win of the season against Hartford.Portland seeks their third straight win on Tuesday night, sending RHP Jacob Dahlstrand (1-1, 5.52) to the mound. Hartford counters with lefty Jack Wynkoop (2-2, 3.42). First pitch from Dunkin Donuts Park begins at 7:05 PM.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.Portland's next homestand begins Thursday May 4th, opening up five-game series in four days against the Reading Fightin Phils. Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500.
on Wed May 3rd, 2017 6:33 am
[u:3hdb5mo7]Devers 5-for-5, 2 HR, 4 RBI in 'Dogs 12-11 win at Hartford[/u:3hdb5mo7]Hartford, Conn- The Portland Sea Dogs (12-8) were down 6-0 after the first inning, but scored 11 of 12 runs during innings 2-thru-4, picking up a 12-11 win over the Hartford Yard Goats (8-14) on Tuesday night at Dunkin Donuts Park.Rafael Devers tied a career-high with 5 hits, going 5-for-5 with 2 homers and 4 RBI. Devers provided the game-winning RBI with his sixth-inning homer off losing pitcher Konner Wade (L, 1-2). Devers snapped an 8-8 game in the fourth inning, greeting Wade with a three-run bomb to left field.Portland's bullpen combo of Williams Jerez (W, 1-0) and Ty Buttrey (Save #2) worked 5.1 innings, allowing one unearned run. Buttrey struck out Dom Nunez to end the game, as Nunez represented the winning run.Hartford took a 6-0 lead in the first inning, knocking Jacob Dahlstrand out of the game after 2/3 innings pitched. Taylor Grover relieved Dahlstrand and worked three innings on six hits and four runs.Portland began the comeback trail in the second inning, scoring four times off James Wynkoop (ND, 3.1 IP, 12 H, 10 R, 8 ER). Nick Longhi knocked in the first run with a single and Danny Bethea (3-for-5) delivered a two-run double. Danny Mars provided an RBI single. Longhi and Tzu-Wei Lin (extended hitting streak to 14 games) delivered RBIs in the third to cut Hartford's lead to 8-6. Devers, Mars and Sturgeon knocked in all five runs to give Portland their first lead in the fourth.Portland seeks their fourth straight win on Wednesday morning, wrapping up their six-game roadtrip at Dunkin Donuts Park. RHP Kevin McAvoy (0-2, 7.71) makes his fourth start for the Sea Dogs. Hartford counters with Yency Almonte (0-2, 1.52) in a 10:30 AM first pitch.Listen live on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network beginning at 10:20 AM and watch on MiLB.TV starting at 10:30 AM.Portland's next homestand begins Thursday May 4th, opening up five-game series in four days against the Reading Fightin Phils. Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500.
on Thu May 4th, 2017 6:28 am
[u:2xmzj4f3]Sea Dogs make it 4 straight wins[/u:2xmzj4f3]Hartford, Conn- The Portland Sea Dogs (13-8) made it four straight wins to finish out a six-game roadtrip, defeating the Hartford Yard Goats (8-15), 5-1, Wednesday morning at Dunkin Donuts Park. Portland's 3-game road sweep was their first since last June at Richmond.Kevin McAvoy (1-2) earned his first win of the season, firing six strong innings on 5 hits, one run, one walk and 6 strikeouts. The lone run came in the first inning on a run-scoring double by Drew Weeks. McAvoy was perfect in three of six innings, notching his second quality start of the year.Portland took the lead for good in the fifth inning against reliever Troy Neiman (L, 0-1). Danny Bethea tied the game with a run-scoring single to right field. Danny Mars blooped a two-run single to left for the game winning hit. The 'Dogs added two more runs on a sacrifice fly by Josh Tobias and an RBI double from Tzu-Wei Lin.Lin went 2-for-3, extending his Eastern League leading hitting streak to 15 straight games. Luis Ysla pitched two perfect innings for his second hold of the year and Jamie Callahan pitched a perfect ninth.Deiner Lopez went 2-for-4, 2 runs scored in his Double-A debut. Mars finished 2-for-4, 2 RBI and Rafael Devers went 1-for-3 with a walk.Portland opens up a five-game series in four days with the Reading Fightin Phils on Thursday night at Hadlock Field, first pitch is 6:00 PM. RHP Teddy Stankiewicz faces off against Reading righty Tyler Viza. Tickets are available at seadogs.com or 207-879-9500.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 5th, 2017 9:33 am
Sea Dogs extend win streak to five games. @USCELLULAR Recap: http://atmilb.com/2qKbppy
on Sun May 7th, 2017 1:49 am
Sea Dogs split doubleheader with Reading. @USCellular Recap: atmilb.com/2qP08o1
on Mon May 8th, 2017 6:25 am
Portland, Maine- The Reading Fightin Phils (14-12) overcame an eight-run deficit and scored the final 13 runs of the ballgame, defeating the Sea Dogs (15-10) 13-8 on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field and earning a split of the four-game series. The eight-run lead was the largest surrendered by Portland since they gave up a 10-run lead on June 7, 2008 vs. Akron. Trailing 8-3 after six innings, Reading sent 11 men to the plate in the seventh and scored seven runs on four hits and four walks. Mitch Walding hit an RBI single off of Luis Ysla (L, 0-2) to start the scoring in the seventh. Later in the inning Ysla walked three straight batters, leading to another run to make it an 8-5 game. After a sac fly by Osmel Aguila, Kyle Martin hit a two-run double that Nick Longhi lost in the sun in right field to tie the game 8-8. Josh Smith entered the game and walked Chace Numata, then allowed a two-run double to Jiandido Tromp to give Reading a 10-8 lead. Tromp finished the game with three doubles. The Fightins scored two more times in the eighth and once in the ninth to finish their run, scoring in each of the last five innings. Joey DeNato (W, 2-1) earned the victory as the Reading bullpen shut down the Sea Dogs after the third. DeNato, Mario Holland, and Miguel Nunez combined to pitch the final 6.1 innings and allowed just one run on three hits. Portland set a season-high with eight runs in the third inning. Danny Mars got the scoring started with an RBI single to score Tzu-Wei Lin, who had walked. Lin extended his on-base streak to 19 games. Josh Tobias then singled to drive in two more runs and give Portland a 3-0 lead. Later in the inning, Rafael Devers and Nick Longhi hit back-to-back RBI singles to extend the lead to 5-0 and knock Fightins starter Brandon Leibrandt out of the game. After a pair of walks by Joey DeNato, including an RBI walk by Jake DePew. Joseph Monge then hit a two-run single to make it 8-0 Sea Dogs. The third inning marked the first time Portland had batted around this season, they sent 13 men to the plate in the inning. Reading began their long climb back into the game in the fifth inning. Jorge Flores hit a sac fly off of Trey Ball to put the Fightins on the scoreboard, then Scott Kingery hit his seventh homer of the season to cut the deficit to 8-2. Andrew Pullin delivered his seventh homer the very next inning - a solo shot off of Ball into the US Cellular Pavilion - to make it 8-3. The clubs combined to walk 15 batters in the ballgame.The Sea Dogs open a three-game series with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies tomorrow night at Hadlock Field. RHP Kevin McAvoy (1-2, 5.60) will start for Portland against RHP Corey Oswalt (3-2, 2.54) of Binghamton.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.Portland, Maine- The Reading Fightin Phils (14-12) overcame an eight-run deficit and scored the final 13 runs of the ballgame, defeating the Sea Dogs (15-10) 13-8 on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field and earning a split of the four-game series. The eight-run lead was the largest surrendered by Portland since they gave up a 10-run lead on June 7, 2008 vs. Akron. Trailing 8-3 after six innings, Reading sent 11 men to the plate in the seventh and scored seven runs on four hits and four walks. Mitch Walding hit an RBI single off of Luis Ysla (L, 0-2) to start the scoring in the seventh. Later in the inning Ysla walked three straight batters, leading to another run to make it an 8-5 game. After a sac fly by Osmel Aguila, Kyle Martin hit a two-run double that Nick Longhi lost in the sun in right field to tie the game 8-8. Josh Smith entered the game and walked Chace Numata, then allowed a two-run double to Jiandido Tromp to give Reading a 10-8 lead. Tromp finished the game with three doubles. The Fightins scored two more times in the eighth and once in the ninth to finish their run, scoring in each of the last five innings. Joey DeNato (W, 2-1) earned the victory as the Reading bullpen shut down the Sea Dogs after the third. DeNato, Mario Holland, and Miguel Nunez combined to pitch the final 6.1 innings and allowed just one run on three hits. Portland set a season-high with eight runs in the third inning. Danny Mars got the scoring started with an RBI single to score Tzu-Wei Lin, who had walked. Lin extended his on-base streak to 19 games. Josh Tobias then singled to drive in two more runs and give Portland a 3-0 lead. Later in the inning, Rafael Devers and Nick Longhi hit back-to-back RBI singles to extend the lead to 5-0 and knock Fightins starter Brandon Leibrandt out of the game. After a pair of walks by Joey DeNato, including an RBI walk by Jake DePew. Joseph Monge then hit a two-run single to make it 8-0 Sea Dogs. The third inning marked the first time Portland had batted around this season, they sent 13 men to the plate in the inning. Reading began their long climb back into the game in the fifth inning. Jorge Flores hit a sac fly off of Trey Ball to put the Fightins on the scoreboard, then Scott Kingery hit his seventh homer of the season to cut the deficit to 8-2. Andrew Pullin delivered his seventh homer the very next inning - a solo shot off of Ball into the US Cellular Pavilion - to make it 8-3. The clubs combined to walk 15 batters in the ballgame.The Sea Dogs open a three-game series with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies tomorrow night at Hadlock Field. RHP Kevin McAvoy (1-2, 5.60) will start for Portland against RHP Corey Oswalt (3-2, 2.54) of Binghamton.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 Tue May 9th, 2017 6:10 am
Portland, Maine- Tomas Nido provided all the run support the Binghamton (17-10) needed with an RBI single in the eighth inning as the Rumble Ponies beat the Sea Dogs (15-11) 2-0 in the series opener on Monday night at Hadlock Field. With the game scoreless in the top of the ninth, Dale Burdick drew a leadoff walk from Austin Maddox (L, 0-1). After Champ Stuart bunted Burdick to second and Luis Guillorme singled, Nido provided the game-winning hit for Binghamton. Kevin Taylor provided insurance later in the inning with a sac fly to score Guillorme. Corey Oswalt (ND) was excellent in the start for Binghamton. Oswalt went seven scoreless and allowed four hits while walking three and striking out four. Oswalt lowered his ERA to 2.04 on the season. Kevin McAvoy (ND) was just as good and worked one of the best starts of the year by a Sea Dogs' starting pitcher. McAvoy threw a season-high seven shutout innings and allowed just two hits while walking one and tying a season-high with six strikeouts. McAvoy faced just one batter over the minimum thanks to two double plays and threw 78 pitches. Kyle Regnault (W, 1-0) worked a scoreless eighth and earned the win in relief for Binghamton. Alberto Baldonado (S, 5) closed the game, working around a one-out walk to Devers to earn his fifth save of the year. The runs allowed by Maddox in the ninth were the first he's allowed in the 2017 season.The two clubs meet again tonight for a 6:00 PM start at Hadlock Field. RHP Teddy Stankiewicz (1-0, 3.19) and RHP Casey Delgado (1-4, 8.03) square off for Portland and Binghamton respectively.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 Wed May 10th, 2017 6:41 am
The Sea Dogs scored 3 runs in the 8th inning to defeat Binghamton 6-5. U.S. Cellular Recap: http://atmilb.com/2qZv7yp
on Thu May 11th, 2017 8:41 am
Nick Longhi 2-for-4 with a double in 6-5 loss to Binghamton. U.S. Cellular Recap: http://atmilb.com/2pyVE3u