The Portland Sea Dogs celebrating their 20th season

Celebrating 20 great years

Celebrating 20 great years

Tonight the Sea Dogs celebrate their 20th season of professional baseball in the City of Portland.  Portland is opening up a seven-game homestand agains the New Britain Rock Cats (Twins affiliate), and looking to go over .500 for the first time since winning the 2011 opener.

Great articles from the Press Herald

Sea Dogs pitchers Anthony Ranaudo @anthony_ranaudo and Brandon Workman @b_workman12 doing a great thing for Boston. Give them a follow and help the cause.

Sea Dogs Alumni Expected to Attend Tonight

  • Charles Johnson (1994)
  • Pookie Wilson (1995-1997)
  • Glenn Reeves (1997-1999)
  • Fletcher Bates (1998-1999)
  • Drew Niles (1999-2002)
  • Heath Honeycutt (2000-2002)
  • Ryan Cameron (2003-2004)
  • John Nathans (2003-2004)
  • Marc Deschenes (2004-2005)
  • Todd Claus (2005-2006)
  • Jay Johnson (2006-2008

Schedule of Events:

4:30 PM               Gates Open

5:00 PM               VIP Picnic Starts in the Picnic Area

5:00-5:30 PM      Media Availability

5:35 PM               On-Field Ceremony Begins

  • Remarks from Mayor Michael Brennan
  • Introduction of VIP’s
  • Introduction of Sea Dogs Alumni
  • Sea Dogs Alumni will throw out the ceremonial first-pitches to current Sea Dogs players.

6:00 PM               First-Pitch

6:05-7:30 PM      Sea Dogs Alumni Autograph Session

Season Ticket Holders, Sponsors, and Employees that have been with the organization for all 20 seasons will be recognized in the pre-game ceremony.

Coverage begins at 5:40 PM on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network

Pre-Game Interview: Sea Dogs RHP Anthony Ranaudo (Part 2)

Portland Lineup: Wilkerson 8, Bogaerts 6, Shaw 3, Thomas 7, Almanzar DH, Meneses 6, Gibson 5, Bermudez 9, Rosario 2 Kaminska RHP

New Britain Lineup: Richardson 8, Santana 6, Hanson 5, Pinto 2, Ortiz 7, Smith DH, Beresford 4, Rodriguez 3, Goncalves 9, Meyer RHP

Tweet of the Day

Aaron Jackson @AaronRJackson

The first sporting event my father brought me to was a@PortlandSeaDogs game. Congrats on 20 years as a franchise!

Upcoming Probable Pitching Matchups for New Britain Series
4/19 vs. NBR (6:00 PM) – RHP Matt Barnes (0-0, 18.90) vs. LHP Blake Martin (0-0, 5.40)

4/20 vs. NBR (1:00 PM) – RHP Anthony Ranaudo (1-0, 0.90) vs. LHP Logan Darnell (1-0, 1.17)

4/21 vs. NBR (1:00 PM) – RHP Drake Britton (1-2, 4.50) vs. RHP Trevor May (0-1, 3.14)

Thursday night's giveaway at Hadlock Field
Tonight’s giveaway at Hadlock Field

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