Gibson makes his Double-A debut
The Sea Dogs continue their six-game homestand on Wednesday night against the Altoona Curve (Pirates affiliate) from Hadlock Field…Portland beat the Curve 13-2 last night. Lefty Drake Briton seeks his fourth win of the season. Altoona coutners with former Sea Dog Kris Johnson, who pitched with Portland in 2008-09.
Derrik Gibson makes his Double-A debut at third base tonight. His first start at third since 2008.
Portland has won a season-high five straight at Hadlock Field, their longest home winning streak since the end of the 2010 season. Let’s make it six in a row, and we’ll dig to find the last six-game home winning streak.
Altoona: Maggi 6, Cabrera 2, Santos 9, Curry 3, Tejeda 7, Cunningham 4, Latimore 8, Farrell DH, Brown 5, LHP Kris Johnson (1-1, 2.84)
Portland: Bradley Jr. 8, Smith 4, Hazelbaker 7, Brentz 9, Shaw 3, Bogaerts 6, Spring 2, Hissey DH, Gibson 5, LHP Drake Britton (3-5, 4.02)
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