Sea Dogs and Thunder meet for two
Congrats to Outfielder Bryce Brentz, Pitcher Chris Hernandez and Infielder Reynaldo Rodriguez for being selected to the
Eastern League All-Star game in Reading, Pa…Brentz is the first player in franchise history with two 5-hit games…Hernandez is sixth in the league with a 2.87 ERA (starts tonight in the opener) and Rodriguez leads the team in homers with 12.
ONTO THE NEXT ONE: The Sea Dogs and Trenton Thunder (Yankees affiliate) continue their five-game series in four days with a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon (due to May 1st rainout)…Portland has taken three of five on the homestand, and looking for their first 4-game winning streak since a six-game win streak June 1-7, 2011…Portland has not won four straight at Hadlock Field since taking five in Maine to end the 2010 season (September 2-6).
Lineups for Sunday (1:00 PM start) – Game 1
Trenton: Pirela 4, Z. Almonte 9, Adams 4, Maruszak 5, Mesa 8, Murton 3, Sublett DH, Gil 2, Mujica 6, Nuno LHP
Portland: Bradley Jr. 8, Hazelbaker 7, Brentz DH, Smith 5, Butler 2, Hissey 9, Gibson 6, Hedman 3 Dent 4, Britton LHP
RADIO NETWORK: Catch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.