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McCarthy Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week
Right-Hander Goes 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA for the Week
05/05/2014 10:53 AM ET

Portland, Maine- The Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clubs has selected Portland Sea Dogs right-handed pitcher Mike McCarthy as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 28th through May 4th.  

In two starts during the week, McCarthy posted a 2-0 record with a 0.00 ERA and eight strikeouts over 12 innings. In his first outing of the week on April 28th, McCarthy fired six shutout innings, yielding just three hits and did not walk a batter as he retired 18 of the 21 batters to earn the win as the Sea Dogs defeated the Reading Fightin Phils 8-6. On Sunday, May 4th he struck out a season high six batters over six innings yielding five hits and one unearned run to the Binghamton Mets as the Sea Dogs defeated the Mets 4-1. The 26-year old tied for the league lead in wins (2) and ERA (0.00) last week.  

On the season, McCarthy has appeared in six games (five starts) for the Sea Dogs notching a 2-2 record with a 4.73 ERA. The Brentwood, California resident was drafted by the Red Sox in the 14th round of the 2011 June Draft.

McCarthy is the second Sea Dogs pitcher to earn pitcher of the week honors this season, joining Henry Owens who earned the honor for the opening week of the 2014 season.

Mike McCarthy's Pitching Line for the period of April 28-May 4, 2014
G   W   L   SV   IP   H   R   ER   K   BB   ERA
2   2   0   0   12.0   8   1   0   8   2   0.00

Mike McCarthy's Pitching Line for the 2014 Season
G   W   L   SV   IP   H   R   ER   K   BB   ERA
6   2   2   0   26.2   32   15   14   18   6   4.73

The Sea Dogs begin a three game series with the Reading Fightin Phils in Reading, PA on Monday night. The team returns to Hadlock Field for a four game series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Thursday night. Tickets are available for all Sea Dogs home games. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Sea Dogs ticket office at 207-879-9500 or order online at Book your nine inning vacation today!

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