Final game before the break
THIS IS IT…: The Sea Dogs wrap up their six-game road trip tonight with the finale of a three game series against the Trenton Thunder…The trip is the final one before the Eastern League All Star Game…Aaron Kurcz (replaces teammate Chris Hernandez), Bryce Brentz, and Reynaldo Rodriguez will make the trip to Reading to participate in the All-Star Game.
HOWEVER BRIEF, HISTORY WAS MADE: Camden, Maine native Mike MacDonald made his first start in the Red Sox system yesterday in Trenton…MacDonald was the first Maine native to play for the Sea Dogs…The right-hander pitched just two-thirds of the first inning in yesterday’s ball game before leaving with an injury…Additionally, MacDonald was the third University of Maine Black Bear to play for the Sea Dogs in franchise history, joining Pete Fisher (2005) and Rusty Tucker (2006).
Lineups for Monday (12:05 PM start)
Portland: Bradley Jr. 8, Hazelbaker 7, Smith 5, Rodriguez DH, Spring 3, Butler 2, Hiseey 9, Gibson 6, Dent 4, Clay RHP
Trenton: Pirela 7, Adams 4, Almonte 9, Murton 3, Mesa 8, Murphy 2, Segedin 5, Medchill DH, Mujica 6, Phelps RHP
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.