Let the playoffs begin for the Portland Seadogs...and how about some help from newly acquired outfielder Rusney Castillo. Sox management will have him join the Dogs when their playoff series starts Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the Pawtucket Red Sox captured a wildcard spot for the Triple-A International League playoffs. The Pawsox went 29-16 down the stretch to earn the spot. They will host Syracuse for two games starting Wednesday night.

Eastern League Eastern Division Championship Series

Game #1 Wed. Sept. 3 Portland Sea Dogs @ Binghamton Mets

6:35 PM

Game #2 Thurs. Sept. 4 Portland Sea Dogs @ Binghamton Mets

6:35 PM

Game #3 Fri. Sept. 5 Binghamton Mets @ Portland Sea Dogs

6:00 PM

Game #4 Sat. Sept. 6 Binghamton Mets @ Portland Sea Dogs

6:00 PM

Game #5 Sun. Sept. 7 Binghamton Mets @ Portland Sea Dogs

1:00 PM

Italics= Games Played if Necessary