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Off to Richmond, ‘Dogs continue their Western stretch

The Diamond in Richmond, VA was once the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves…Former Sea Dogs’ Pitching Coach Mike Cather pitched here in 1997-99.

The Sea Dogs continue their six-game roadtrip on Friday night against the Richmond Flying Squirrels from The Diamond in Richmond, VA…Portland has lost five straight road games, and dropped the first three games of this trip to the Bowie Baysox…The ‘Dogs are 7-8 during a 21-game stretch against the Western Division...Tomorrow night the ‘Dogs open up a three-game weekend series in Richmond (Giants affiliate).

  1. Just one hit for the Sea Dogs in their last 49 at-bats
  2. Two straight shutouts recorded by Bowie to close out the three-game set
  3. Drake Britton has won three straight starts for the first time in his professional career from May 25-June 5
  4. Since Bryce Brentz’s grand slam with one out in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s game, the Sea Dogs have not scored.
  5. Portland has dropped five straight road games.

Game Notes

Lineups for Friday (6:35 PM start)

Portland: Hazelbaker 7, Dent 6, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Brentz DH, Butler 2, Hissey 8, Natoli 5, Johns 4, Britton LHP

Richmond: Brown 8, Liles 7, Mayora 5, Joseph 2, Mitchell 3, Perez 9, Adrianza 6, Minicozzi DH, Cavan 4, Fitzgerald RHP

  • INF Bryan Johns made his Double-A debut last night and went 0-for-3, getting the start at second base.
  • Richmond Hitting Coach Ken Joyce is a native of Portland, Maine.

Drake Britton has worked 20.1 scoreless innings, dating back to May 25th with Salem…He was recently named the E.L. Pitcher of the Week

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 look for first 3-game sweep at home since 2010

This why I love my job

The Sea Dogs have not swept a series of more than two games at Hadlock Field since the end of the 2010 season, that could changed today with a victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels…The ‘Dogs are 6-4 during a 21-game stretch against the Western Division

Game Notes

Sea Dogs Patriotic Caps are up for auction

Lineups for Sunday (1:00 PM start)

Richmond: Brown 8, Liles 7, Mayora 5, Joseph DH, Perez 9, Minicozzi 3 , Adrianza 6, Monell 2, Cavan 2, Westcott RHP

Portland: Hazelbaker DH, Tejeda 7, Linares 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Dent 4, Natoli 5, Britton LHP

  • Sea Dogs Roster Moves:INF Ryan Dent activated from the disabled list…RHP Marco Duarte promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket…OF Peter Hissey activated from the disabled list…INF Heiker Meneses and OF Shannon Wilkerson assigned to High-A Salem.
  • Great read by Alex Speier – Minor League Roundup
  • Kevin Thomas with a great piece on Portland’s latin players
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 (26-34) vs. Richmond (28-33)

The Sea Dogs and Richmond Flying Squirrels meet in the second game of a three-game set on Saturday night at Hadlock Field…Portland took two of three from the Bowie Baysox (Baltimore Orioles) in the first part of the homestand…The ‘Dogs are 6-4 during a 21-game stretch against the Western Division

Game Notes

Sea Dogs Patriotic Caps are up for auction

Lineups for Saturday (6:00 PM start)

Richmond: Brown 8, Mayora 5, Perez 9, Joseph 2 , Mitchell 7, Ciriaco 7, Adrianza 6, Cavan 6, Minicozzi DH, Fitgerald RHP

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

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 back home against Bowie…Britton’s Double-A debut

The Sea Dogs open up a six-game homestand on Tuesday night against the Bowie Baysox (Orioles affiliate) from Hadlock

Dwight Evans was at Fenway Park for the 100th anniversary, and announced the Red Sox Draft Picks on Monday night.

Field..Portland split six games on their recent roadtrip, and are 3-3 during a 21-game stretch against the Western Division…Lefty Drake Britton makes his Double-A debut tonight for Portland…Britton is ranked the #1 left-handed pitching prospect in the Red Sox system according to Baseball America.

Audio Interview with Ryan Kalish - who was promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket earlier today.

Game Notes

Lineups for Tuesday

Bowie: Richardson 8, Schoop 4, Britton 9, Widlansky 3, Machado 6 , Hughes DH, Barfield 7, Wheeler 5, de San Miguel 2, Bascom RHP

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Tejeda DH, Linares 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Natoli 5, Meneses 4, Britton LHP

  • Slugger the Sea Dog has advanced to the Sweet 16 in the Mascot Mania contest to be named the Best Mascot in the Minors!!! Slugger has a tough opponent in the third round; Nutzy from Richmond. Get those round 3 votes in and help Slugger advance. Voting ends June 7th. Vote here.
  • Bryce Brentz named Eastern League’s Player of the Week
  • The Red Sox have been active in the MLB Draft.
  • Bowie’s Manny Machado is ranked the top position prospect in Baltimore’s system according to Baseball America (#2 overall).

Bowie’s Manny Machado is the number two overall prospect in Baltimore’s system, but the top position player, according to Baseball America.

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 and Curve play two…Kalish and the new faces

The Sea Dogs and Curve were postponed on Friday night, and open up their three-game series on Saturday night with a doubleheader from Peoples Natural Gas Field…Portland is 2-1 on the trip, winning on Thursday morning 7-2 at Harrisburg.

OF Ryan Kalish starts in the twinbill opener and will not play the second game.

Audio Interview with Ryan Kalish

Game Notes

Lineups for Saturday (Game 1)

Portland:  Hazelbaker DH, Wilkerson 7, Kalish 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Natoli 5, Meneses 4, Ranaudo RHP

Altoona: Grossman 8, Holt 6, Cunningham 4, Sanchez 2, Cabrera DH , Durham 9, Farrell 5, Latimore 7, Gonzalez 3,  Baker LHP

  • May Notables:  Portland went 6-25 last May, but took 15 of 28 this May…Reynaldo Rodriguez set a franchise record with 10 homers in May…The bullpen tied a May franchise record with 10 saves.
  • Bryce Brentz finished May leading the Eastern League with a .388 (38-for-98) average, which ranked second in Double-A behind Jacksonville’s Nick Franklin (.394)… Brentz had 10 of his 15 multi-hit games in May.
  • MEDICAL HISTORY: The Sea Dogs have had 21 players make a Major League rehab assignment – Kalish is the second this season…As a Red Sox affiliate: Kalish and Daisuke Matsuzaka (2012), Bobby Jenks (2011), Mike Cameron, Manny Delcarmen, Jacoby Ellsbury and Jeremy Hermida (2010), Jed Lowrie, Matsuzaka and Smoltz (2009), David Ortiz (2008), Lenny DiNardo (2004 & 2006), Casey Fossum (2003), Chad Fox (2003), Wade Miller (2005) and Matt White (2003)…As a Florida Marlins affiliate: Luis Aquino (1994), Chris Hammond (1994), Charles Johnson (1995), Matt Mantei (1997), Kevin Millar (2002) and Gary Sheffield (1994)…In addition, Ellsbury and DiNardo were members of Portland’s 2006 Eastern League Championship team.

Chorye Spoone was assigned to Portland yesterday Chorye Spoone was assigned to Portland Thursday from Triple-A Pawtucket (photo courtesy of Jillian Souza Photography)

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 visit Altoona…Kalish interview, new faces

The Sea Dogs continue their six-game roadtrip on Friday night in Altoona, PA against the Curve from People’s Natural Gas

Bryce Brentz hit an Eastern League best, .388 in May

Field…Portland took two of three from Harrisburg, with yesterday’s 7-2 game…Bryce Brentz went 5-for-5, becoming the first player in franchise history with two 5-hit games.  Audio Highlights from yesterday.

Audio Interview with Ryan Kalish

Roster Moves: Drake Britton promoted from High-A Salem.

  • May Notables:  Portland went 6-25 last May, but took 15 of 28 this May…Reynaldo Rodriguez set a franchise record with 10 homers in May…The bullpen tied a May franchise record with 10 saves.
  • Bryce Brentz finished May leading the Eastern League with a .388 (38-for-98) average, which ranked second in Double-A behind Jacksonville’s Nick Franklin (.394)… Brentz had 10 of his 15 multi-hit games in May.
  • MEDICAL HISTORY: The Sea Dogs have had 21 players make a Major League rehab assignment – Kalish is the second this season…As a Red Sox affiliate: Kalish and Daisuke Matsuzaka (2012), Bobby Jenks (2011), Mike Cameron, Manny Delcarmen, Jacoby Ellsbury and Jeremy Hermida (2010), Jed Lowrie, Matsuzaka and John Smoltz (2009), David Ortiz (2008), Lenny DiNardo (2004 & 2006), Casey Fossum (2003), Chad Fox (2003), Wade Miller (2005) and Matt White (2003)…As a Florida Marlins affiliate: Luis Aquino (1994), Chris Hammond (1994), Charles Johnson (1995), Matt Mantei (1997), Kevin Millar (2002) and Gary Sheffield (1994)…In addition, Ellsbury and DiNardo were members of Portland’s 2006 Eastern League Championship team.

Chorye Spoone was assigned to Portland from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday…Billy Buckner is now with the PawSox. (photo courtesy of Jillian Souza Photography)

Lineups for Friday

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Wilkerson 8, Kalish DH, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Butler 2, Gibson 6, Natoli 5, Meneses 4, Ranaudo RHP

Altoona: Grossman 8, Holt 6, Cunningham 4, Sanchez 2, Cabrera DH , Durham 9, Farrell 5, Latimore 7, Gonzalez 3,  Baker LHP

Interview with Ryan Kalish

Game Notes

Brentz’s fifth hit and Kalish game-ending catch

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 (20-29) vs. New Britain (28-21)

The Sea Dogs have found the winning formula this season against the Rock Cats, taking 8 of 12 from the Twins’ affiliate this season…Portland scored a pair of 4-3 victories on Saturday and tied a season-high with 14 hits, beating the Rock Cats 8-5 on Sunday afternoon…After today’s game, the ‘Dogs travel to Harrisburg, PA to battle the Senators in a three-game set.

Lineups for Monday

New Britain: Tosoni 7, Hicks 8, Colabello 3, Hanson DH, Romero 5 , Bigley 9, De Los Santos 6, Lehmann 2, Roof 4, Jacobson RHP

Portland:  Gibson 6, Wilkerson 8, Rodriguez DH, Brentz 9, Butler 2, Gentile 7, Natoli 5, Meneses 4, Hernandez LHP

Game Notes

Ralph Treuel Interview

MEMORIAL DAY PRESS RELEASE

The Portland Sea Dogs have partnered with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to host Military Appreciation Day at Hadlock Field on Memorial Day; Monday, May 30th when the Sea Dogs take on the Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) at 1:00 PM. Members of the military and veterans along with their immediate family members are eligible for free tickets to the game thanks to Operation Homefront and the VA Maine Healthcare System.

Military personnel and veterans may reserve their complimentary tickets to the game by logging on to Joint Service Support (JSS) at www.jointservicesupport.org. Once logged in, search for the Memorial Day Baseball Game, complete the form and tickets can be picked-up at the ballpark on game day at the Veterans booth. Please contact the Military Family Assistance Center at 1-888-365-9287 with any questions or problems. Limited tickets are available and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

The Sea Dogs will host an autograph session for military personnel in the outfield prior to the game from 12:00 to 12:20 PM.

In honor of Military Appreciation Day, the team will wear camouflage caps for the game. The caps will be raffled off with the proceeds going to the Maine National Guard Foundation Fund.

Army Captain Lisa Snow will perform God Bless America during the seventh inning stretch. The Sea Dogs also have a variety of patriotic music that will be played throughout the game.

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 host New Britain (suspended game) – followed by 7-inning game

Friday night’s game at Hadlock Field was suspended due to fog…Portland is trailing 1-0 when play resumes on Saturday afternoon at 1 PM.

The Sea Dogs and Rock Cats resume last night’s suspended game at 1 PM this afternoon…Portland is trailing 1-0 on Deibinson Romero’s RBI ground out.

Fog History: Last April 27th Portland beat the Binghamton Mets 9-4 in 7 innings after the game was stopped due to fog, but lost to the Trenton Thunder 4-2 after 6 ½ innings on May 27thIronically, both fog outs last season occurred with the Boston Bruins playing game sevens of their playoff series…The ‘Dogs won a fogged out game in 1994 – all four fog-outs have occurred at Hadlock Field.

Lineups from Friday’s suspended game

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

Portland:  Hazelbaker 7, Wilkerson 8, Rodriguez 3, Brentz 9, Spring 2, Gibson 6, Dent 5, Hernandez DH, Meneses 4, Pitcher TBA

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.

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