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Fisher Cats Hit Four Homers In 11-5 Win04/27/2011 9:50 PM ET
NH)-Moises Sierra and Callix Crabbe each
hit three-run homers
in the bottom of the second inning and the Fisher Cats rolled to an
over New Britain on Wednesday night at Northeast
Delta Dental Stadium.
The Fisher Cats (11-6), in winning for the sixth time in the last seven games, blew the game open in the second against losing pitcher Deolis Guerra (2-2). Ricardo Nanita (2-for-3) singled, Mark Sobolewski singled and Crabbe homered in his first at-bat of the season. Rajai Davis, who continued his rehab assignment for the Toronto Blue Jays, doubled. Adeiny Hechavarria (3-for-4, 3 R, SB, BB) walked and Sierra hit his third home run of the season to make it 6-0.
New Hampshire extended the lead to 7-0 when Nanita led off the bottom of the third with a solo homer. And they put two more up in the bottom of the fourth inning. Anthony Gose walked, Hechavarria singled, Sierra's RBI single and Mike McDade's RBI double made it 9-0.
Rey Gonzalez (2-1) had his second consecutive strong start against the Rock Cats. He worked the first seven innings, allowing eight hits and two runs. He did not walk a batter and struck out five.
New Britain (9-8) put its first two runs on the board in the top of the fifth with three consecutive two out hits. Allen de San Miguel singled, Chris Cates singled and Mark Dolenc tripled them both in to make it 9-2.
Fisher Cats made it 10-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Yan
New Hampshire's fourth home run of the contest.
The Rock Cats added two in the eighth on an RBI single by pinch-hitter Dan Rohlfing to make it 10-4.
last New Hampshire run came in the bottom of the eighth when
and scored on a single by Justin Jackson, who drove in a run in his
Double-A at bat.
The Fisher Cats and Rock Cats conclude the series on Thursday evening at 6:35pm. RHP Bobby Lanigan (1-2, 3.52) will start for New Britain against New Hampshire RHP Chad Beck (2-0, 0.60). An Atlas Fireworks Show will follow the game. For tickets and information, call (603) 641-2005 or visit www.nhfishercats.com.
Radio coverage begins at 6:15pm with Dick Lutsk on the WGIR Fisher Cats Radio Network.