High Five, ‘Dogs win again last night.
SECOND HALF STRETCH: The Sea Dogs continue an eight game, seven-day stretch with the final game of a five game set with the Fisher Cats this afternoon at 1:00 PM…The Reading Phillies come to town and will open up a three-game series tomorrow night at 7:00 PM… Portland leads the season series 11-6 and has a 8-2 record against the ‘Cats at Hadlock.
ATTA BOY BOLES! WELCOME TO THE 700 CLUB: With the win in the night cap of Friday’s doubleheader, Kevin Boles earned his 700th career win as a skipper in professional baseball…After Saturday’s win Boles is 99-137 in his time with the Sea Dogs, and is near his 100th win with the club…Boles began his career in 2000 with the GCL Marlins and has the 700 wins over 11-plus seasons with nine different teams and four different franchises.
WE’RE GOING STREAKING!: The Portland Sea Dogs have won four straight since the All-Star Break…The streak is the longest for Portland since winning six in a row June 1-7, 2011…It is the longest home winning streak since September 2-6, 2010 in which the ‘Dogs won five in a row…The Sea Dogs have not swept a five game series since July 18-20, 1994 against the Trenton Thunder (Detroit Tigers affiliate)…The ‘Dogs did complete a six game series sweep June 13-16, 2005 against the Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals affiliate).
Lineups for Sunday (1:00 PM start)
New Hampshire: Tolisano 7, Marisnick 8, Goins 6, Glenn 9, McDade 3, Sobolewski 5, Van Kirk DH, Bocock 4, Galarraga 2, RHP Ryan Tepera (2-1, 3.96)
Portland: Bradley Jr. DH, Hazelbaker 7, Smith 5, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Bermudez 8, Gentile 4, LHP Chris Hernandez (4-7, 4.10)
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.