Taking a look at the ballpark in Altoona, Pa.
Portland and Altoona resume last night’s suspended game at 5:00 PM today…That game plays out as a nine-game, with game two only seven innings.
RHP Wilfredo Boscan relieves RHP Keith Couch in the suspended game…Couch’s line: 2 IP, 3 H, R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO (31 pitches/21 strikes). Portland is leading 2-1, heading into the bottom of the third. The runs came courtesy of a two-run homer by former Curve Stefan Welch.
In game two, LHP Mickey Pena makes his 13th start of the season and the first of his career against Altoona…LHP Yao-Hsuan Yang (Yawl-Shoon Young) makes the start for RHP Nick Kingham, who was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis earlier.
After tonight’s games, the Sea Dogs continue their nine-game roadtrip on Friday night against the Akron Aeros (Indians affiliate) from Canal Park…Akron has the second-best record in the Eastern League at 39-27…RHP Mike Augliera is scheduled to make his 13th start of the season…Portland just missed OF Nick Swisher who finished a two-game rehab stin with Akron, and was activated by Cleveland today in time for tonight’s game in Boston.