In an attempt to revive a long-dormant Minors blog, Kevin Czerwinski and Jonathan Mayo will make daily posts during their travels covering the Eastern League and Southern League Championship Series, respectively. We’ll kick things off with a note from Kevin. C in New England.
Opening night here in Portland has been a blast. Despite the fact that the pitchers duel between Jon Lester and Jeremy Sowers never really materialized, the game was still entertaining. I got to see a few shots over and off the Maine
Monster and enjoy what is one of the better Minor League atmospheres I’ve experienced in my travels this season. Portland is a beautiful city right on the water, giving it the classic New England fishing town feel. There is a quiet simplicity about this place that makes it very appealing. I hear the winters are brutal, but the fall-like conditions the last two nights have made this trip a delight.