PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs has canceled five games because its opponents are running into COVID-19 issues.
A double-header scheduled for Sunday, September 5, between the Sea Dogs and New Hampshire Fisher Cats and three upcoming games against the Binghamton Rumble Ponies have been canceled because of COVID-19 cases connected to the Fisher Cats and Rumble Ponies.
The Sea Dogs posted on social media on Sunday morning that the day's games were canceled to allow for additional testing and contact tracing within the Fisher Cats organization. Around 8 p.m. on Sunday, the team posted a similar statement related to the Rumble Ponies.
The cancellations leave the Sea Dogs with 10 games remaining.