Fisher Cats rally for win, pull closer to playoff berth
The win, and Trenton's loss Tuesday night, moved the Fisher Cats (63-64) within 2 1/2 games of Trenton for the second and final playoff berth in the Eastern Division.
John Tolisano singled to right to start the rally and galloped to third on a double by Kenny Wilson. Andy Burns plated Tolisano with a sacrifice fly and Wilson trotted home on a triple by Nashua native Kevin Nolan.
Murphy doubled home Nolan and Schimpf in the seventh and Burns plated Lance Zawadzki with a sacrifice fly in the eighth. New Hampshire reliever Ryan Tepera recorded five swinging strikeouts. He struck out the side in the eighth inning.
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