Castillo 1-for-3, SB, run for Sea Dogs

Rusney Castillo went 1-for-3 with a single, a stolen base and a run scored in Portland's 8-5 loss to the Binghamton Mets in the opening game of the Double-A Eastern League semifinal series Wednesday.

Castillo played center field and batted leadoff for the Sea Dogs, lining out to second base in the top of the first inning and flying out to right field in the fourth.

In the top of the sixth inning, Castillo reached on an infield single, advanced to second on a bunt, stole third base, and scored on a single to give Portland a 2-1 lead.

Castillo was replaced in center field by Jonathan Roof in the bottom half of the sixth, with the PawSox leading 5-1.