Kevin Youkilis Appearing at Hadlock Field on Aug. 1

By Portland Sea Dogs | July 13, 2017 3:05 PM ET

Portland, Maine - The Portland Sea Dogs have announced that they have rescheduled Kevin Youkilis' appearance from Opening Day to Tuesday, August 1st when the Sea Dogs host the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 7:00 PM. Youkilis' appearance at Hadlock Field is presented by Aura.

Youkilis will throw out the ceremonial first-pitch and will be available to sign free autographs from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in the concourse.

Youkilis was scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first-pitch on Opening Day on April 6th to commemorate the Sea Dogs 15th season as an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, but the game was rained out.

On his way to a nine-year career with the Boston Red Sox, Kevin Youkilis made stops in the minor leagues, including the Portland Sea Dogs. In 2003, Youkilis appeared in 94 games with the Sea Dogs, hitting .327 with 6 homers and 37 RBI. The Cincinnati native managed to complete a streak he started while in Portland, reaching base in 71 consecutive games, tying future teammate Kevin Millar's minor-league record for consecutive games reaching base. In 2004, Youkilis made his Major League debut and was part of Red Sox history as a member of the 2004 Red Sox World Series Championship team. Youkilis appeared in 1,061 games in his Major League career with Boston, Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees.

Tickets for all Sea Dogs home games in 2017 are on sale and available at the Sea Dogs ticket office at Hadlock Field, by phone at 207-879-9500, and online at Advance tickets range in price from $9.00 to $11.00 for adults and $6.00 to $10.00 for children (16 and under) and seniors (62 and over), with group rates available. Book your nine-inning vacation today!

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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