Mike Miller goes 3-for-4, Rodriguez improves to 3-1 with Dogs
Portland, Maine - The Portland Sea Dogs (88-53) stayed with their winning ways and took down the Harrisburg Senators (52-89) 6-2, Sunday afternoon, on Field of Dreams and Fan Appreciation Day at Hadlock Field. The win ups the season series to 6-0 in favor of Portland with one game to play.
After a fantastic pre-game ceremony, complete with a "corn field" in center, the Sea Dogs jumped on the board right away in the first inning. Mike Miller crushed an off-speed pitch over the Maine Monster for a solo home run, his third of the season and first at Hadlock, giving the 'Dogs a 1-0 lead.
Eduardo Rodriguez climbed the hill and tossed three scoreless to begin his outing. The southpaw retired the first man he faced in the fourth, but gave up back-to-back base hits followed by a sac-fly and Harrisburg tied the game at 1-1.
The tie was short-lived as Portland rebounded and plated three in the fifth inning against the starter Zach