Sea Dogs Game Notes May 16th at Reading

May 16, 2018 - Eastern League (EL) - Portland Sea Dogs News Release

STARTING PITCHERS

Nine-Inning Game

Portland: LHP Kyle Hart (1-3, 4.38) STATS

Reading: LHP Elniery Garcia (0-3, 5.57) STATS

NEWS AND NOTES

HELD IN SUSPENSE : The Portland Sea Dogs beat Reading 8-4 in the twinbill opener on Tuesday morning, but game two was suspended with Reading leading 9-7 in the bottom of the ninth inning...The two teams will resume that game at 11:45 AM, followed by the regulary scheduled nine-inning contest..Following today's game, the 'Dogs open up a four-game series with the Altoona Curve (Pirates affiliate) on Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

BIG FOURTH DID THE TRICK : Portland scored five runs in the fourth inning and beat the Fightins, 8-4 in the doubleheader opener on Tuesday morning...Jantzen Witte went 3-for-3, 3 RBI and delivered the game-winning RBI...Austin Rei tied the game with a solo-homer in the fourth off Major Leaguer Jered Eickhoff...Witte homered for the final run in the seventh inning...Matt Kent worked 6+ innings to earn his second straight win and Trevor Kelley recorded the final three outs for the save.

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