Sign In:


Portland Sea Dogs

  • Published
    April 8, 2011

    Dogs’ Opening Day: Faith, hope, chilly

    PORTLAND — The older baseball fan approached the young baseball player who was signing autographs in the concourse below the grandstand at Hadlock Field. Rob Silcott slid his Opening Day ticket in front of Caleb Clay. “What position do you play?” Clay looked up. “I’m a pitcher.” “Any good?” “I hope so.” “No,” said Silcott, […]

  • Published
    April 8, 2011

    They’re off to a hot start

    The Sea Dogs shrug off the cold and have 'a lot of fun' with an opening-night victory.

  • Published
    April 7, 2011

    Sea Dogs Notebook: Chiang’s progress is drawing attention

    Chih-Hsien Chiang gets three hits in Portland's opener after a 'terrific spring' at training camp.

  • Published
    April 7, 2011

    It’s the way to Fenway

    As another season begins tonight, the Sea Dogs get the chance to make some big impressions.

  • Published
    April 6, 2011

    Inside look at Dogs’ starters

    Former major league pitcher Bob Kipper has two daughters back home in Greer, S.C. In Portland, Kipper becomes the father figure, mentor and coach to a bunch of 20-somethings that make up the Portland Sea Dogs' pitching staff.

  • advertisement
  • Published
    April 5, 2011

    Maxwell takes aim at his best chance

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Hundreds of players put in their time through March, and into early April, on the five baseball fields at the Boston Red Sox player development complex here. They threw, hit, and sweat a lot, trying to impress those making the decisions about their futures. A player’s standing in the organization will […]

  • Published
    April 4, 2011

    On Baseball: Boles learned from his father’s example

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Kevin Boles wanted to talk baseball when he checked in with his dad at the end of the day. But John Boles, a career baseball man, put baseball on the back burner. “I would want to talk about how the Little League game went or how the high school game went […]

  • Published
    April 3, 2011

    On Baseball: Sea Dogs will again be young, but development is the goal

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – When Arnie Beyeler, then the Portland Sea Dogs manager, talked about his talented team last year, he emphasized one word. Youth. It was a young roster that would make youthful mistakes, Beyeler warned. But the youngsters would get better. “I’d much rather be sitting here with a lot of talent instead […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Weather suddenly a hot topic

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – They talked about weather around the cage as the Portland Sea Dogs took batting practice Friday morning. Coaches and players were not speaking of the 80 degrees and sunshine at the player development complex. They were talking about the snow that was falling on Hadlock Field in Portland. With the season […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    On Baseball: One plays, another is left out in the cold

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today is the last day of spring training for players who are driving to their destinations. Those taking flights will hang around a bit longer. When Portland’s two new outfielders arrive at Hadlock Field, they will have entirely different perspectives. Alex Hassan, who turned 23 on Friday, will feel the cold […]