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2 singles in the ninth lift Portland Sea Dogs past Harrisburg

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Slugger the Portland Sea Dogs mascot high-fives some fans at Hadlock Field in Portland in this June 4, 2019, file photo.

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Jerry Downs hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Portland Sea Dogs to a 4-2 win over the Harrisburg Senators on Saturday.

The single by Downs, part of a two-run inning, gave the Sea Dogs a 3-2 lead before Bobby Dalbec hit an RBI single later in the inning.

In the top of the seventh, Portland scored on a single by Austin Rei that brought home Marcus Wilson. Later in the inning, Andrew Lee threw a wild pitch to give the Sea Dogs a 2-0 lead. Harrisburg answered in the bottom of the inning when Hunter Jones hit a sacrifice fly and Nick Banks scored on a passed ball.

Matthew Gorst (1-5) got the win in relief, while Kyle Barraclough (0-1) took the loss in the Eastern League game.


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