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'Dogs complete sweep, 4-0 win at Richmond

Portland has won 4 straight
August 10, 2017

Richmond, VA - The Portland Sea Dogs (56-58) received six scoreless innings from Dedgar Jimenez (W, 3-0), and defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels (49-66), 4-0, Thursday night at the Diamond. Portland has won four straight games and 12 of their last 17 games.

Richmond, VA - The Portland Sea Dogs (56-58) received six scoreless innings from Dedgar Jimenez (W, 3-0), and defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels (49-66), 4-0, Thursday night at the Diamond. Portland has won four straight games and 12 of their last 17 games.

The Portland Sea Dogs (56-58) received six scoreless innings from Dedgar Jimenez (W, 3-0), and defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels (49-66), 4-0, Thursday night at the Diamond. Portland has won four straight games and 12 of their last 17 games.
Portland scored all four runs in the third inning off losing pitcher Cory Taylor (4-9). Jeremy Barfield nailed a run-scoring double, giving Portland a 1-0 lead. Henry Urrutia drew a bases-loaded walk. Josh Tobias supplied a sacrifice fly and Danny Bethea (2-for-2, RBI, 2 BB) knocked in the fourth run with a single.
Taylor Grover worked 1.2 innings in relief of Jimenez and Ty Buttrey retired all four batters to earn his third save of the year. 
Jimenez tossed his first quality start in Portland, yielding six hits one walk and fanning five. Portland has nine shutouts on the road, and finished the season 5-1 against Richmond.
Danny Mars went 1-for-5, extending his season-high hitting streak to 12 games. Portland's home run streak ended at 16 straight games.
The Portland Sea Dogs continue their six-game roadtrip on Friday night against the Bowie Baysox (Orioles affiliate) at Prince George's Stadium. LHP Trey Ball (5-9, 5.72) makes his 21st appearance of the season for Portland. Bowie sends RHP Yefry Ramírez (11-3, 3.49) to the hill. First pitch from Maryland is at 7:05 PM.
Radio coverage on the U.S. Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network begins at 6:50 PM. MiLB.TV starts at 7:00 PM.