Portland Seadogs young lefty pitcher Henry Owens started his Double-A season with a no hitter against the Reading Phillies - a six inning rain shortened 5-0 win. Owens threw 86 pitches, struck out 9 and walked 2.

The 21-year-old Owens is the Sox top pitching performance.

Highly touted second baseman Mookie Betts had four hits in his Seadogs debut. Catcher Blake Swihart had two hits.

 

Portland Sea Dogs
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Mookie Betts 2B 4 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1.000
Deven Marrero SS 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .500
Travis Shaw 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Carlos Rivero LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333
Henry Ramos RF 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .667
Blake Swihart C 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .667
Sean Coyle 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Stefan Welch DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Shannon Wilkerson CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 5 11 3 1 1 5 2 5 .393
BATTING
2B: Rivero, C (1, Biddle), Marrero 2 (2, Biddle, Knigge).
3B: Swihart (1, Biddle).
HR: Betts (1, 1st inning off Biddle, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Marrero 4; Rivero, C 2; Swihart 4; Ramos, H 2; Betts 7.
RBI: Betts (1), Ramos, H (1), Swihart (1), Marrero 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Ramos, H; Swihart; Marrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Coyle; Welch; Shaw, T.
GIDP: Rivero, C.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.
Reading Fightin Phils
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Albert Cartwright 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Zach Collier CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Cam Perkins LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Kelly Dugan RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Tommy Joseph C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Anthony Hewitt DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Carlos Alonso 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brock Stassi 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Edgar Duran SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .000
BATTING
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Joseph, T.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 2.FIELDING
DP: (Alonso-Cartwright-Stassi).
Portland Sea Dogs
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Henry Owens (W, 1-0) 6.0 0 0 0 2 9 0 0.00
Totals 6.0 0 0 0 2 9 0 0.00
Reading Fightin Phils
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jesse Biddle (L, 0-1) 3.1 9 4 4 2 5 1 10.80
Tyler Knigge 2.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
Totals 6.0 11 5 5 2 5 1 7.50

Pitches-strikes: Owens 86-59, Biddle 88-54, Knigge 30-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Owens 4-0, Biddle 2-2, Knigge 2-4.
Batters faced: Owens 20, Biddle 21, Knigge 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Knigge 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Billy Cunha. 1B: Roberto Moreno. 3B: Alex Tosi.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 1:58 (:34 delay).
Att: 6,860.
Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium.
April 3, 2014