Barnes pitching in his home state…’Dogs look for the sweep
Portland has not started 5-4 since 2009, and look for a three-game sweep of the Rock Cats in New Britain on Sunday afternoon…Bethel, Conn. native Matt Barnes makes his second start of the season for the ‘Dogs. Barnes hails from Bethel, Connecticut, 50 miles from New Britain Stadium.
Coverage begins at 1:15 PM on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network
Portland Lineup: Wilkerson 8, Meneses 6, Shaw 3, Thomas 7, Almanzar 5, Vitek DH, Vazquez 2, Bermudez 9, Dent 4, Barnes RHP
New Britain Lineup: Richardson 8, Garcia 4, Hanson 5, Pinto DH, Bigley 9, Smith 3, Rodriguez 7, Beresford 6, Lehmann 2, Martin LHP
The Sea Dogs second leg of the trip starts tomorrow night in Binghamton, NY…A three-game set against the B-Mets.