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Bradley Jr. update, last time Sea Dogs were in fourth place

Here’s a great tweet from Sea Dogs’ beat writer Kevin Thomas on Jackie Bradley Jr.’s injury last night - Crisis avoided #SeaDogs manager Kevin Boles says OF Jackie Bradley Jr. Is “day to day” after hurting his ankle while running bases Monday…I saw Jackie before the game and he was in great spirits, he was able to walk around last night, so it’s not serious.

Jason Urquidez is 3-0, 0.40 ERA (ER/22.1 IP) in his last 8 relief outings…He earned his fourth win of the season last night.

With last night’s win, the ‘Dogs improved to 25-12 since the All-Star break, and moved into fourth place for only the second time this season.  The Sea Dogs were in place for a half day on April 5th, when they dropped game one of the Opening Day doubleheader in Reading.

The Sea Dogs have already clinched the season series against New Britain, and have won 5 of 7 at New Britain Stadium…Last night was the squad improved to 22-13 (.629) in one-run games…With a win tonight, the ‘Dogs will be four games under .500 for the first time since they were 3-8 on April 15th.

NOW THAT SPELLS RELIEF: Over the last 27 games, the Portland ‘pen has allowed just 25 earned runs over 110.2 innings (2.04 ERA)…Portland’s staff has been scoreless in 229 of their last 277 IP (83%)…Since the break, they have a 2.88 ERA (103 ER/322.2 IP).

Nugget on tonight’s starter Jeremy Kehrt: 5-0, 1.93 ERA (8 ER/37.1 IP) in his last seven starts (Portland is 7-0).

THIS DATE IN SEA DOGS HISTORY: August 21, 2005 – Alberto Concepcion led off the 15th inning with a solo home run over the right field wall in New Hampshire, lifting the Sea Dogs to a 4-3, 15-inning marathon win in Manchester.

Longest home winning streaks in franchise history

  1. 12 straight, June 15-July 11, 1996
  2. 8 straight, August 2-17, 2012
  3. 7 straight, April 8-23, 1997
  4. 7 straight, April 18-May 6, 1995

Portland: Hazelbaker 9, Smith 4, Brentz DH, Shaw 3, Bogaerts 6, Hissey 8, Spring 2, Gibson 5, Gentile 7, RHP Jeremy Kehrt (7-3, 4.09)

New Britain: Hicks 8, Hermann 2, Arcia 9, Colabello 3, Tosoni 7, Romero 5, Hanson DH, Beresford 6, Roof 4,  LHP Andrew Albers (4-3, 3.64)

Game Notes

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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 (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

  • 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.
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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 (8-20) look for series win in New Britain (17-11)

Portland has won series victory this season, taking 2 of 3 in New Britain on April 23-25.  Tonight, the ‘Dogs can win their second series of the year.  Lefty Chris Hernandez (1-1, 1.69) makes his third start of the season against New Britain…Righty David Bromberg (0-0, 7.50) gets the starting nod for the ‘Cats.

Chris Hernandez (left) has allowed one earned run in his last 4 starts…Chris Martin (right) notched his second straight win on Friday.

Lineups for Saturday

Portland: Gibson 6, Vitek 5, Linares 9, Rodriguez 3, Tejeda 7, Brentz DH, Bermudez 8, Butler 2, Dent 4, Hernandez LHP

New Britain: Ramirez 7, Florimon 6, Romero 5, Colabello 3, Hicks 8, Bigley 9, Hanson DH, Lehmann 2, De Los Santos 4, Bromberg RHP

Game Notes

  • Former Sea Dog Casey Kelly hurt is elbow and is currently rehabbing in Arizona.
  • Nice to see two former Sea Dogs’ trainers at Fenway Park today, even in bad circumstances…Brad Pearson and Masai Takahashi are great friends.  I’m very happy to see them in the show.
  • Kolbrin Vitek continues his impressive start to his Double-A career – he has four straight, 2-hit games.
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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 (7-20) in New Britain (17-10) for the weekend

After being swept in a three-game series by the Trenton Thunder, the Sea Dogs open up a short, three-game roadtrip in New Britain, CT on Friday night…RHP Chris Martin (1-2, 4.13) faces LHP Logan Darnell (3-0, 4.56) in the series opener…Portland has the second worst record in Minor League Baseball behind the Rome Braves (6-20 in the South Atlantic League – Low A).  Matt Spring joins me on the pre-game show, he almost did the “Carlton Fisk” last night.

Beautiful view of New Britain Stadium (photo courtesy of MILB)

Lineups for Friday

Portland: Hazelbaker 9, Gibson 6, Vitek 5, Linares 8, Tejeda 7, Brentz DH, Spring 3, Butler 2, Dent 4, Martin RHP

New Britain: Ramirez 7, Hermann 2, Bigley 9, Colabello 3, Romero 5, Florimon 6, Hanson DH, Dolenc 8, Beresford 4, Darnell LHP

Game Notes

  • Will Middlebrooks batting second tonight for Boston
  • RIP Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys…I had their records when I was younger. Yes, I’m old
  • Still can’t believe Junior Seau…I feel bad that he felt there was no one he could talk to you…He was so alone, very sad.
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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.

Game 20 Sea Dogs (5-14) at New Britain (12-6)…Corsaletti and Ortiz

The Sea Dogs snapped a 4-game losing streak with last night’s 5-3 win over the Rock Cats…Tonight, the two teams square off in the middle game of the series – tomorrow morning is the finale, beginning at 10:35 AM…Former Sea Dog Jeff Corsaletti, who appeared in 306 games with Portland, has ties to New Britain…His dad Arthur is a member of the New Britain, CT Sports Hall of Fame.

Arthur Corsaletti was a standout baseball and football player in Connecticut.

(Below are lineups)

  • New Britain was a Red Sox affiliate from 1983-94…Roger Clemens pitched for the New Britain Red Sox in ’83.
  • Two years ago, both Manny Delcarmen and Mark Kotasy made rehab starts in New Britain.
  • Portland’s next roadtrip is a 3-game series in New Britain (May 4-6)
  • Carl Pavano hails from New Britain, CT.

Pitching Matchup

Today: RHP Billy Buckner (0-2, 6.00) vs. LHP Logan Darnell (2-0, 2.81)
Wednesday: (10:35 AM) – RHP Chris Balcom-Miller (1-2, 7.36) vs. LHP Luke French (2-0, 1.52)

Game Notes

Sea Dogs Media Guide

Interviews and Highlights

Lineups for Tuesday

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

New Britain: Hicks 8, Hermann 7, Bigley 9, Colabello DH, Romero 5, Hanson 3, Florimon 6, Lehmann 2, Beresford 4, Darnell LHP

Big Papi in his days with the New Britain Rock Cats

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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.

Game 19: Sea Dogs (4-14) at New Britain Rock Cats (12-5)

The Sea Dogs have lost four straight, 6 of 7, and continue their 7-game roadtrip on Monday night in New Britain against the Rock Cats…New Britain has won 18 of the previous 27 from Portland, including 2 0f 3 last week at Hadlock Field…Ironically, the parent clubs start a 3-game series in Minnesota…Daisuke Matsuzaka is making a rehab start for Salem tonight…(Below are lineups)

  • New Britain was a Red Sox affiliate from 1983-94…Roger Clemens pitched for the New Britain Red Sox in ’83.
  • Two years ago, both Manny Delcarmen and Mark Kotasy made rehab starts in New Britain.
  • Portland’s next roadtrip is a 3-game series in New Britain (May 4-6)
  • Carl Pavano hails from New Britain, CT.

Pitching Matchup

Today LHP Chris Hernandez (0-1, 1.72) vs. RHP Steve Hirschfeld (2-0, 1.06)
Tomorrow: (6:35 PM) – RHP Billy Buckner (0-2, 6.00) vs. LHP Logan Darnell (2-0, 2.81)
Wednesday: (10:35 AM) – RHP Chris Balcom-Miller (1-2, 7.36) vs. LHP Luke French (2-0, 1.52)

Game Notes

Sea Dogs Media Guide

Interviews and Highlights

Lineups for Monday

Portland: Hazelbaker DH, Dent 6, Vitek 5, Rodriguez 3, Tejeda 7, Brentz 9, Bermudez 8, Butler 2, Meneses 4, Hernandez LHP

New Britain: De Los Santos 4, Hermann 2, Bigley 9, Colabello 3, Hicks 8, Romero 5,  Florimon 6, Hanson DH, Dolenc 7, Hirschfeld RHP

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.

Game 12: Portland Sea Dogs (3-8) vs. New Britain Rock Cats (8-3)

The Sea Dogs continue their 7-day homestand on Monday night against the Rock Cats (Twins affiliate)

  • Roster Move: INF Jon Hee promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket…
  • New Britain was a Red Sox affiliate from 1983-94
  • Portland has not won a series this season
  • Rock Cats’ radio broadcaster Jeff Dooley is the brother-in-law of Don Orsillo

    Kolbrin Vitek extended his on-base streak to 11 games on Sunday (photo courtesy of Rick Rosenfeld)

Game Notes

Linares with Player-of-Week honors

Sea Dogs Media Guide

Lineups for Monday

New Britain: Dolenc 7, Hermann DH, Bigley 9, Colabello 3, Hicks 8, Romero 5, Florimon 6, Lehmann C, Beresford 4, Albers RHP

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

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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