Portland, Maine - Kyle Hart held the Bowie Baysox (26-29) to just one run over seven innings and the Sea Dogs (21-36) took the middle game of the three game series 5-1 on Wednesday night at Hadlock Field.
Bowie takes the series opener from Portland, 7-1
McGrath with two scoreless innings
Portland, Maine - Jayson Aquino allowed one run over six innings and the Bowie Baysox (26-28) took the series opener over the Sea Dogs (20-36) 5-1 night at Hadlock Field.
Harrisburg, Pa. - Tate Matheny went 4-for-4, 2 RBI and Teddy Stankiewicz (W, 5-5) fired six strong innings, as the Portland Sea Dogs (20-35) defeated the Harrisburg Senators (27-27), 6-2 on Sunday afternoon at FNB Field. Portland took two of three in the series and finished their trip at 3-3.
Austin Rei gave the Sea Dogs a 1-0 lead by hitting the first pitch of the third inning over the right-field wall. In the fourth inning, Nick Lovullo reached on a throwing error by the third baseman to plate home two.
Stankiewicz earned his team-leading fifth win, working six innings on three hits, two runs, four walks and four strikeouts. The lone blemish was a two-run homer by Adam Brett Walker in the fourth.
Deiner Lopez delivered an RBI groundout in the sixth and Matheny nailed a two-run single in the eighth inning.
Portland's bullpen trio of Travis Lakins, Jordan Weems, and Josh Taylor closed out the win with three scoreless on one hit and fanned seven. Harrisburg's top five hitters went a combined 0-for-18.
Harrisburg, Pa. - The Portland Sea Dogs (19-35) scored five times in the fourth inning and never looked back, defeating the Harrisburg Senators (27-26), 14-5 on Saturday night at FNB Field. Portland set a new season high with 14 runs and tied a season-high with 17 hits.
Matt Kent (3-3) snapped a two-game losing streak, working 6.1 innings on four hits, three runs, and six strikeouts to earn the win. Kent picked up his first Double-A quality start.
Nick Lovullo and Jantzen Witte had career nights for the 'Dogs. Lovullo picked up his first career 4-hit game and Witte knocked in five runs for the first time in his professional career.
Portland knocked Luis Reyes (L, 4-6) out of the game in the fourth inning, as he allowed eight runs on nine hits in 3+ innings to suffer the loss.
Danny Mars gave Portland a 1-0 lead with a two-out solo homer in the second. Mars hit his first homer and finished 2-for-5 with three runs scored. In the third inning, the 'Dogs added two runs on run-scoring doubles from Josh Ockimey (2-for-5) and Luke Tendler.
In the fourth, Jeremy Rivera continues his hot hitting with an RBI single. Witte added a two-run hit, and Tate Matheny delivered a two-run double.
Rivera and Witte added the finishing touches in the ninth inning. Rivera knocked in a run with a single and Witte clobbered a three-run homer.
Josh Smith closed out the game for Portland, allowing two runs (one earned) over 2.2 innings pitched.