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Fisher Cats win, set for homestand
Following a 7-2 win in Portland on Thursday, New Hampshire (27-28) has a chance to reach the .500 mark when they host the Binghamton Mets (30-23) in a three-game series beginning Friday at 7 p.m. Deck McGuire (2-5, 5.17 ERA) toes the mound against Logan Verrett (6-1, 3.07) tonight while in Saturday's 7:05 p.m. start, the Fisher Cats send Ryan Tepera (5-3, 4.20) to the hill against Rafael Montero (5-3, 3.08).
New Hamphire is 3-5 this season against the Mets, splitting a four-game series in Binghamton (April 11-14) before losing three of four to the Mets in Manchester a week later.
In the second Kevin Nolan reached on a throwng error by shortstop Xander Bogaerts and Sean Ochinko with a single. Kevin Ahrens followed with a single to score Nolan and Jack Murphy doubled home Ochinko with Ahrens moving to third.