Sea Dogs (8-20) look for series win in New Britain (17-11)
Portland has won series victory this season, taking 2 of 3 in New Britain on April 23-25. Tonight, the ‘Dogs can win their second series of the year. Lefty Chris Hernandez (1-1, 1.69) makes his third start of the season against New Britain…Righty David Bromberg (0-0, 7.50) gets the starting nod for the ‘Cats.
Lineups for Saturday
Portland: Gibson 6, Vitek 5, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Tejeda 7, Brentz DH, Bermudez 8, Butler 2, Dent 4, Hernandez LHP
New Britain: Ramirez 7, Florimon 6, Romero 5, Colabello 3, Hicks 8, Bigley 9, Hanson DH, Lehmann 2, De Los Santos 4, Bromberg RHP
- Former Sea Dog Casey Kelly hurt is elbow and is currently rehabbing in Arizona.
- Nice to see two former Sea Dogs’ trainers at Fenway Park today, even in bad circumstances…Brad Pearson and Masai Takahashi are great friends. I’m very happy to see them in the show.
- Kolbrin Vitek continues his impressive start to his Double-A career – he has four straight, 2-hit games.
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