Bowie, Md. - Jarren Duran delivered a 3-for-4 performance and Brett Netzer homered but the Portland Sea Dogs (22-22, 49-62) fell 10-4 to the Bowie Baysox (30-13, 60-51) Sunday afternoon at Prince George's Stadium.
The Sea Dogs came out hot, Duran, Marcus Wilson, and C.J. Chatham laced consecutive base hits, the latter to score Duran and take an early 1-0 lead.
Bowie attacked Bryan Mata (2-4) for five hits in the bottom of the frame. Anderson Feliz drilled an RBI double, Jesmiel Valentin added a two-run triple and scored on a single by Rylan Bannon to push ahead 4-1.
Brett Netzer led-off the second inning with a single, Brett Netzer walked and Jarren Duran doubled to cut the lead. A sacrifice fly from Wilson brought the 'Dogs within one, 4-3.
The Baysox pushed on, scoring two in the second on a sacrifice fly and error to pull away. Feliz drove another RBI single in the fourth, Willy Yahn a one-run double in the fifth and an error brought home Feliz in the sixth for a 9-3 gap. Bannon drove-in Bowie's tenth run with an RBI single in the eighth inning.
Dean Kremer (8-4) survived the early three-run onslaught to stretch through 6.2 innings for Bowie.
Netzer gave the Sea Dogs a spark of life in the final frame with a solo blast out to right field to cut the lead but Portland ran out of time and fell, 10-4.
The Sea Dogs open up a six-game homestand on Tuesday night against the Erie SeaWolves (Tigers affiliate) at Hadlock Field. LHP Daniel McGrath (3-0, 1.46) is on the hill for Portland and Erie counters with last year's first overall pick RHP Casey Mize (6-1, 2.76).
Radio coverage on the WPEI U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network begins at 6:45 PM. The game is available on the tune-in app and MiLB.TV.
Tickets for the next homestand are available at 207-879-9500 or seadogs.com. Book your nine-inning vacation today
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