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Sea Dogs (20-30) at Harrisburg Senators (27-23)

Nothing wrong with my camera…this was the scene around 4 o’clock yesterday in Harrisburg, PA.

The Sea Dogs have won five of their last seven, and open up a six-game roadtrip on Wednesday night in Harrisburg, PA against the Senators with a doubleheader…Portland has dropped 12 of their last 17 at Metro Bank Park, but split four-games on City Island last season…Harrisburg is 27-23 on the season, only three games behind the Akron Aeros for the top spot in the Western Division…Tonight starts a stretch of 21 straight games for Portland against the Wild-Western Division.

Lineups for Wednesday Game 1

Portland:  Hazelbaker DH, Wilkerson 8, Linares 7, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Gentile 4, Natoli 5, Buckner RHP

Harrisburg: Perez 8, Lozada 6, Valdez 7, Pahuta 3, Rahl 9 , Mayorson 5, Van Ostrand DH, Ivany 2, Nicol 4,  Ballard LHP

Game Notes

Reynaldo Rodriguez and Jeremy Hazelbaker Video Highlights

  1. Harrisburg is the Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals…Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg have made stops in Harrisburg.
  2. Senators’ Manager Matt LeCroy was the 50th overall pick in the 1997 Draft by the Minnesota Twins…The pick was granted to the Twins for failing to sign Travis Lee in the first round of the 1996 draft.
  3. Harrisburg Hitting Coach Eric Fox skippered the Sea Dogs in 2002…Fox was the fifth overall pick by the Seattle Mariners in the 1986 draft…Played for Seattle (1986-88), Oakland (1989-94), Texas (1995), the L.A. Dodgers (1996), Philadelphia (1997) and Baltimore (1997). Appeared in 116 games and posted a .198 batting average. An outstanding outfielder with a .995 career fielding

RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (17-29) host New Britain (28-18)

After splitting a four-game series in New Hampshire, the Sea Dogs return home to battle the New Britain Rock Cats (Twins affiliate) in a four-game weekend series…Portland lost 8-2 on Friday night, but Reynaldo Rodriguez clubbed his 10th homer of the season – his 9th this month, a new team record for May.

Lineups for Friday 

New Britain: Tosoni 7, Hermann 2, Colabello 3, Rizzotti DH, Hicks 8, Romero 5 , Bigley 9, De Los Santos 6, Beresford 4, Albers LHP

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Wilkerson 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Dent 5, Hernandez DH, Meneses 4, Balcom-Miller RHP

FACTS AND FIGURES

  1. If you missed it, the Sea Dogs were no-hit on Monday night in the series opener.  It was the fifth time in franchise history the ‘Dogs had been no-hit.
  2. Bryce Brentz is hitting .382 this month, which ranks third in Double-A…Brentz has raised his average 43 points by going 19-for-43 (.442) over his last eight games.
  3. Portland is 5-4 against New Britain this season, including two series wins at New Britain Stadium.

Game Notes

Ralph Treuel Interview

RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (17-28) at New Hampshire Fisher Cats (17-27)

#17 Juan Carlos Linares is second on the team with 13 multi-hit games, but leads with 6 multi-RBI games.

The Sea Dogs conclude their four-game series on Thursday night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays affiliate) from Northeast Delta Dental Stadium…Portland swept a twinbill from the ‘Cats last night, taking the first game in extra-innings 7-6 and the nightcap 3-2.

Lineups for Thursday (Pre-Game Interview with Red Sox Pitching Coordinator Ralph Truel Part 2)

Portland:  Hazelbaker DH, Bermudez 8, Linares 7, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Butler 2, Dent 5, Gentile 4, Meneses 6, Pimentel RHP

New Hampshire: Goins 6, Tolisano 7, Van Kirk DH, McDade 3, Bocock 5, Glenn 9 , Ochinko 2, Jackson 8, Pino RHP

FACTS AND FIGURES

  1. If you missed it, the Sea Dogs were no-hit on Monday night in the series opener.  It was the fifth time in franchise history the ‘Dogs had been no-hit.
  2. Bryce Brentz is hitting .403 this month, which ranks second in Double-A…Brentz has raised his average 43 points by going 19-for-43 (.442) over his last eight games.
  3. Portland is 5-1 against New Hampshire this season…the two teams meet 26 times this season.

Game Notes

Ralph Treuel Interview

RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (15-28) at New Hampshire (17-25) – Doubleheader #2

The view from the pressbox at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester, NH

After a rain-out on Tuesday night, the Sea Dogs resume their four-game series on Wednesday night with a doubleheader against the Fisher Cats at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium…Portland was no-hit on Monday night, and is 0 for their last 35 at the plate.

Lineups for Wednesday – Game 1 (Pre-Game Interview with Red Sox Pitching Coordinator Part 1)

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Bermudez 8, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Gentile 4, Meneses 5, Hernandez LHP

New Hampshire: Goins 6, Tolisano 7, Van Kirk DH, McDade 3, Sobolewski 5, Bocock 4, Glenn 9, Jeroloman 2, Jackson 8, McGuire RHP

Game Notes

Reynaldo Rodriguez and Bryce Brentz video highlights

RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (14-25) vs. Binghamton Mets (19-19) on Fireworks Friday

Fireworks Friday!

The Sea Dogs open up a three-game homestand against the Binghamton Mets on Friday night at Hadlock Field…Portland has dropped six of eight to the Mets this season…With a win tonight, the ‘Dogs will have their first 3-game winning streak of the season at home…RHP Billy Buckner (1-3, 4.10) makes his eighth start of the season for Portland and his third against the B-Mets…RHP Gonzalez Germen makes his third start of the year for Binghamton.

Lineups for Friday

Binghamton: Den Dekker 8, Rodriguez 6, Havens 4, Marte 5, Lagares DH, Reyes 9, Ozga 3, Gronauer 2, Zapata 7, Mejia RHP

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Vitek 5, Linares DH, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Bermudez 8, Gibson 6, Meneses 4, Buckner RHP

Game Notes

Bryce Brentz Interview

Matt Barnes leads all Red Sox Minor League pitchers in ERA (0.60) and strikeouts (67)

  • On the Rise…Matt Barnes continues to dominate in his first professional season…The righty hurled six scoreless innings for Salem on Thursday night, and leads all Red Sox minor league pitchers with a 0.60 ERA and 67 strikeouts.
  • On the decline…Daisuke Matsuzaka was roughed up on Thursday night in Durham, yielding 5 runs (4 earned) over 6.2 IP for Pawtucket.
  • Did you know? Hideki Matsui signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays and is currently playing in Triple-A Durham…His official statistics show that his first ever minor league game was 2007 with the Tampa Yankees, but that is wrong…Matsui suited up for the 2006 Trenton Thunder in the first round of the playoffs and played his first ever minor league game against Portland.

Hideki Matsui played his first ever minor league in 2006, but there is no record of it.

  • Kevin Youkilis talking to PawSox radio broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith before Thursday’s game in Durham…Youk has a great relationship with former Sea Dogs’ Manager Arnie Beyeler

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RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (14-24) at Reading Phillies (22-15) – Morning Baseball

The Sea Dogs conclude their three-game series against the Reading Phillies on Wednesday morning from First Energy

First Energy Stadium in Reading will host the 2012 All-Star Game…Portland is seeking their first ever sweep in Reading on Wednesday morning.

Stadium…Portland is looking for their first road series sweep of the season.

*Portland  has never swept Reading at First Energy Stadium – they have two sweeps of the Phillies at Hadlock Field – the last on May 25-28, 2007 (4-game)

*Portland’s last series sweep on the road was June 1-3, 2011 at Altoona

Lineups for Wednesday

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Bermudez 8, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Dent 5, Gentile 4, Hernandez 2, Meneses 4, Hernandez LHP

Reading: Gillies DH, Hernandez 4, Ruf 3, Susdorf 7, Abreu 6, James 8, Castro 9, Barnes 5, Lerud 2, May RHP

Game Notes

Bryce Brentz Interview

You can listen to Sea Dogs Baseball on the tunein app - link to their website or seadogs.com

RADIO NETWORKCatch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (12-23) at Trenton Thunder (17-16

The Trenton War Memorial Museum is located next to the team hotel.

The Sea Dogs conclude their four-game series with the Trenton Thunder on Sunday afternoon at Waterfront Park…Portland needs a win today to manage a split of the four-game set, as the Thunder won last night 5-1…Chris Balcom-Miller (2-2, 5.12) makes his 8th start of the season for Portland and the fourth of his career against Trenton…Craig Heyer, who is 2-2, 4.28 ERA (16 ER/33.2 IP) takes the hill for the third time this season against Portland (0-1, 3.38 ERA).

*The 12th annual Mother’s Day 5K Road Race at Hadlock Field today…Great article in the Portland Press Herald on the winners.

Lineups for Sunday

Portland:  Hazelbaker 9, Tejeda 7, Linares 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Dent 5, Meneses 4, Balcom-Miller RHP

Trenton: Almonte 9, Joseph 4, Adams DH, Johnson 7, Mesa 8, Murton 3, Mahoney 5, Farnham 2, Maruszak 6, Heyer RHP

Game Notes

Chris Balcom-Miller Interview

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My sister is a mom of two beautiful girls…Couldn’t be more proud of her. Happy Mother’s Day to her and my mom…two best woman I know.

 

RADIO NETWORK: Catch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (12-22) at Trenton Thunder (16-16)

The Trenton War Memorial Museum is located next to the team hotel.

The Sea Dogs continue their four-game series with the Trenton Thunder on Saturday night from Waterfront Park…Portland grabbed a 4-2 win on Friday night, scoring all four runs in the fifth off losing pitcher Ryan Pope (1-4)…Chris Hernandez (2-2) tossed 6.2 innings on 7 hits and 2 runs to notch the win…Aaron Kurcz fanned five over 2.1 innings to secure his second Double-A save…Billy Buckner takes the hill tonight.

*The 12th annual Mother’s Day 5K Road Race at Hadlock Field is this Sunday…Portland’s first Fireworks show of the season is scheduled for Friday, May 18th – you can order tickets at seadogs.com or at 207-879-9300.

Lineups for Saturday

Portland:  Hazelbaker 9, Vitek 5, Tejeda 7, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Bermudez 8, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Meneses 4, Buckner RHP

Trenton: Almonte DH, Joseph 4, Murton 3, Johnson 7, Mesa 8, Mahoney 5, Brewer 9, Gil 2, Maruszak 6, Arbiso RHP

Game Notes

Chris Balcom-Miller Interview

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RADIO NETWORK: Catch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (9-21) host New Hampshire (13-16)

Portland begins a short three-game homestand on Monday night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays affiliate) from Hadlock Field.

Lineups for Monday

Reynaldo Rodriguez blasted his 3rd homer of the season on Sunday in New Britain.

New Hampshire: Goins 6, Jimenez 2, McDade 3, Sobolewski 5, Tolisano 7, Glenn 9, Van Kirk DH, McElroy 8, Diaz 4, Boone RHPPortland: Hazelbaker 7, Bermudez 8, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Dent 5, Gentile 4, Balcom-Miller RHP

Game Notes

Sea Dogs Media Guide

You can listen to Sea Dogs Baseball on the tunein app – link to their website or seadogs.com

RADIO NETWORK: Catch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

Sea Dogs (8-21) at New Britain (18-11)

Portland has won series victory this season, taking 2 of 3 in New Britain on April 23-25.  Today, the ‘Dogs can win their second series of the year.  Righty Billy Buckner (0-2, 4.50) makes his second start of the season against New Britain…Righty B.J Hermsen (0-0, 1.29) takes to the hill for the second time in Double-A…Hermsen began the season in High-A Ft. Myers, posting a 1-0, 0.78 ERA in 4 starts.

Lineups for Sunday

Billy Buckner fanned 11 Rock Cats on April 24th at New Britain Stadium…He looks for his first win in the Red Sox system on Sunday.

Portland: Hazelbaker 9, Gibson 6, Linares DH, Rodriguez 3, Tejeda 7, Bermudez 8, Spring 2, Dent 5, Gentile 4, Buckner RHP

New Britain: Ramirez DH, Florimon 6, Hermann 7, Colabello 3, Hicks 8, Romero 5, Beresford 4, Lehmann 2, Dolenc 9, Hermsen RHP

Game Notes

Matt Spring Interview
Sea Dogs Media Guide
  • Here’s a tweet from PawSox broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith…@aaronmgoldsmith “A black SUV just drove on the warning track inside Frontier Field in Rochester and stopped behind home plate. Out walked Andy Pettitte.”
  • No home cooking for the Red Sox, and no pun intended.  Aaron Cook has landed on the DL and Andrew Miller is active.
  • Great to see Maine native Ryan Flaherty leading off today for Baltimore.
You can listen to Sea Dogs Baseball on the tunein app – link to their website or seadogs.com

RADIO NETWORK: Catch every game on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network: Flagship Stations: WPEI 95.9 FM & WPPI 95.5 FM (Portland/Topsham)…Network Affiliates: WOXO 92.7 FM Norway, WTBM 100.7 FM Mexico, WERZ 1240 AM Lewiston/Auburn, WTME 780 AM Rumford, WKTQ 1450 AM South Paris…Online: seadogs.com & milb.com and IPAD/Smartphone: Tunein app – search Portland Sea Dogs Radio Network.

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