MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Portland Sea Dogs’ bullpen combined for five scoreless innings, and Zach Borowiak knocked in two runs, leading Portland to a 4-2 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Saturday afternoon.

Lincoln Holdzkom (1-0) worked two scoreless innings of relief in his debut in the Red Sox organization to earn a victory. Beau Vaughan picked up his second save of the season, fanning Erik Kratz and Dustin Majewski to end the game.

Borowiak smacked the game-winning hit, singling home Dusty Brown in the top of the fourth inning. The Portland second baseman has five RBIs, all coming in starts made by Matt Goodson.

Portland jumped on the board first, scoring twice Fisher Cats pitcher Kyle Yates in the second inning.

Borowiak knocked in the first run with RBI single, and Jacoby Ellsbury followed with a two-out, run-scoring single. The next half inning, New Hampshire scored twice off Goodson.

Majewski had an RBI groundout and Manny Mayorson tied the game with a two-out single to left field.

Eric Crozier snapped an 0-for-17 slump with a single down the left line in the top of the ninth inning to score Jeff Corsaletti and give Portland its final run.

Yates suffered the loss for New Hampshire in his second start.


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