Sea Dogs and Kalish at Harrisburg for Morning Baseball
The Sea Dogs split a twinbill with the Harrisburg Senators on Wednesday night at Metro Bank Park…OF Ryan Kalish is expected to continue his Major League Rehab Assignment on Thursday morning…Kalish is wearing #38, and joined the team yesterday…Chris Balcom-Miller is making his team-leading 11th start of the season and the second of his career against Harrisburg…Paul Demny is 4-2, 4.11 ERA (23 ER/50.1 IP) in 10 starts for the Senators.
Lineups for Thursday
Portland: Hazelbaker 7, Wilkerson 8, Kalish 9, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Natoli 5, Meneses 4, Balcom-Miller RHP
Harrisburg: Perez 8, Lozada 6, Valdez 7, Pahuta 3, Rahl 9 , Mayorson DH, King 5, Ivany 2, McConnell 6, Demny RHP
- Harrisburg is the Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals…Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg have made stops in Harrisburg.
- Senators’ Manager Matt LeCroy was the 50th overall pick in the 1997 Draft by the Minnesota Twins…The pick was granted to the Twins for failing to sign Travis Lee in the first round of the 1996 draft.
- Harrisburg Hitting Coach Eric Fox skippered the Sea Dogs in 2002…Fox was the fifth overall pick by the Seattle Mariners in the 1986 draft…Played for Seattle (1986-88), Oakland (1989-94), Texas (1995), the L.A. Dodgers (1996), Philadelphia (1997) and Baltimore (1997). Appeared in 116 games and posted a .198 batting average. An outstanding outfielder with a .995 career fielding
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