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Mayer, Sea Dogs Walk-Off with 3-2 Win

April 19, 2024 - Eastern League (EL)
Portland Sea Dogs News Release

Portland, Maine - The Portland Sea Dogs (7-4) walked off with a 3-2 over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (7-6) on Friday night at Hadlock Field. Red Sox top prospect, Marcelo Mayer delivered a walk-off single with bases loaded in the ninth and Kyle Teel hit his second homer of the season to lead the way.

Mayer extended his hit streak to ten games with a double off the first pitch he saw in the first inning. Blaze Jordan brought him home to score on a single to center field after battling in a twelve-pitch at-bat.

In the bottom of the third, Teel homered to left center. With the solo shot, he gave the Sea Dogs a two-run advantage.

In the top of the fourth, Andres Sosa hit a two-run blast over the Maine Monster to tie the game at two runs apiece.

With the game tied into the bottom of the ninth, Matt Donlan was hit by a pitch to lead it off. A single by Lugo would put two on before Nick Decker replaced Donlan as a pinch runner. Roman Anthony worked a walk to load the bases for Mayer. With no one out, Mayer delivered a single to right field to score Decker and the Sea Dogs celebrated their first walk-off win of the season.

RHP Robert Kwiatkowski (3-0, 2.45 ERA) earned the win after pitching 1.0 perfect inning with a strikeout in the ninth. The loss was issued to LHP Trevor Clifton (0-1, 5.40 ERA) after pitching 1.0 inning allowing one run on one hit while walking two and striking out two.

The Sea Dogs return to Hadlock Field tomorrow, April 20th, 2024 for game five against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. First pitch is slated for 1:00pm. RHP Hunter Dobbins (0-0, 2.25 ERA) will get the ball for Portland while New Hampshire will start LHP Adam Macko (0-2, 3.00 ERA).

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