Breslow to rehab on Tuesday night
The Sea Dogs and B-Mets continue their 3-game series on Tuesday night at Hadlock Field.
Coverage begins at 5:40 PM on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network
Pre-Game Interview: LHP Craig Breslow
Portland Lineup: Wilkerson 8, Bogaerts 6, Shaw DH, Linares 9, Thomas 7, Almanzar 3, Vitek 5, Vazquez 2, Meneses 4, Breslow LHP (MLB Rehab Appearance)
Binghamton Lineup: Harris 8, Cecilani 7, Rodriguez 5, Dykstra DH, Forsythe 2, Lucas 3, Muno 4, Tovar 6, Pill RHP
MAJOR INFLUENCE PART 2: One night after John Lackey makes a Major League rehab assignment with Portland, Lefty Craig Breslow makes one tonight…Breslow becomes the 29th player to make a MLB rehab assignment with the Sea Dogs and the 23rd as a Red Sox affiliate…Portland has won four straight, and are three games over .500 for the first time since June 22, 2010 (36-33)…Right-hander Brandon Workman is scheduled to relieve Breslow
A MESSY WIN: The Sea Dogs took advantage of five Binghamton errors, en route to an 8-2 victory on Monday night at Hadlock Field…Portland led 5-0 after two, highlighted by Michael Almanzar’s two-run double…Lackey worked 3.2 scoreless on three hits, two walks and five strikeouts…Keith Couch (1-0) earned the win, working four innings on four hits and two runs (one earned)…Xander Bogaerts paced Portland’s offense, going 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored…J.C. Linares added two hits and a run scored…Chris Martin worked the final 1.1 innings with a walk and a strikeout.
WALK THIS WAY: 1B Travis Shaw had his hitting streak snapped at eight games on Sunday, but extended his on-base streak to 16 games with his league-leading, 16th walk of the season on Monday…Shaw’s on-base streak is the longest since Kolbrin Vitek reached base safely in 17 games from April 5-21, 2012.
TRIPLE 7? Workman has worked seven innings in both career starts against the Binghamton Mets…Tonight, the Texas native makes his first career relief appearance after 54 starts…Workman is 3-0, 3.00 ERA (6 ER/18.0 IP) in 3 starts.
MLB REHAB UPDATE: Breslow is the 29th to make a Major League rehab assignment with the Portland Sea Dogs and the 23rd as a Red Sox affiliate.MLB Rehabs as a Red Sox affiliate: Stephen Drew & Lackey (2013), Andrew Bailey, Chris Carpenter, Carl Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury, Rich Hill, Ryan Kalish, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Ryan Sweeney (2012), Bobby Jenks (2011), Mike Cameron, Manny Delcarmen, Ellsbury and Jeremy Hermida (2010), Jed Lowrie, Matsuzaka and John Smoltz (2009), David Ortiz (2008), Wade Miller (2005), Lenny DiNardo (2004 & 2006), Casey Fossum (2003), Chad Fox (2003) and Matt White (2003).
MLB Rehabs as a Marlins affiliate: Luis Aquino, Chris Hammond and Gary Sheffield (1994) Charles Johnson (1995), Matt Mantei (1997), Kevin Millar (2002).
WHAT’S ON DECK: The ‘Dogs and Mets conclude their three-game series tomorrow night at Hadlock Field…The Sea Dogs took two of three from the B-Mets last week at NYSEG Stadium…Portland has a scheduled off day on Thursday, before a seven-game trip at Trenton (Yankees affiliate) and Reading Fight Phils (Phillies affiliate).