Crawford and Sweeney in the lineup at New Hampshire
Jacoby Ellsbury Audio InterviewMLB REHAB UPDATE: Outfielder’s Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury made a rehab start with the Sea Dogs last night…OF Ryan Sweeney joined the club today, and is also on a MLB Rehab assignment…Sweeney will mark the 23rd Major Leaguer to rehab with the Sea Dogs, and the 17th as a Red Sox affiliate…Ellsbury became the fourth rehab this season (Ryan Kalish and Daisuke Matsuzaka)…Full Bios on Page 5.
SEA DOGS MAJOR LEAGUE REHAB HISTORY
Carl Crawford marks the 22nd player to make a Major League rehab assignment with the Portland Sea Dogs and the 16th at a Red Sox affiliate…Ellsbury rehabbed with Portland in 2010.
2012 MLB Rehabs in Portland: Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury, Ryan Kalish, May 31-June 3 and Daisuke Matsuzaka, April 28th)
MLB Rehabs as a Red Sox affiliate: Crawford, Ellsbury, Kalish and Matsuzaka (2012), Bobby Jenks (2011), Mike Cameron, Manny Delcarmen, Ellsbury and Jeremy Hermida (2010), Jed Lowrie, Matsuzaka and John Smoltz (2009), David Ortiz (2008), Wade Miller (2005), Lenny DiNardo (2004 & 2006), Casey Fossum (2003), Chad Fox (2003) and Matt White (2003)
MLB Rehabs as a Marlins affiliate: Luis Aquino (1994), Chris Hammond (1994), Charles Johnson (1995), Matt Mantei (1997), Kevin Millar (2002) and Gary Sheffield (1994).
Lineups for Thursday (7:05 PM start)
Portland: Crawford 7, Bradley Jr. 8, Sweeney DH, Brentz 9, Smith 5, Butler 2, Hedman 3, Gibson 6, Natoli 4, Hernandez LHP
New Hampshire: Marisnick 8, Goins 6, Sobolewski 5, McDade 3, Glenn 9, Bocock 4, Tolisano 7, Van Kirk DH, Murphy 2, Hernandez RHP
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