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McDade, Schimpf, Wilson pace Fishers in rain-delayed win in Va.
The game was delayed nearly two hours at the start due to thunderstorms.
Ryan Schimpf homered in the first to give the Fisher Cats an early 1-0 lead. His 15th of the season, and fourth longball of the roadtrip, came off Giants top prospect Kyle Crick (4-2).
New Hampshire (28-38) extended the lead to 2-0 in the top of the third inning. Jon Berti doubled and scored on a Mike McDade single.
Richmond (37-28) put together three hits in the third to tie the game at 2-2. Myles Schroeder and Kelby Tomlinson both singled, and both scored on a triple by Angel Villalona. Those would be the only runs the Squirrels scored against winning pitcher Austin Bibens-Dirkx (2-1), who worked five innings.
The Fisher Cats went back in front for good in the top of the fifth inning. Wilson bunted for a base hit to start the inning and Berti followed with a single, advancing into scoring position when Wilson took third. Both scored on McDade's third hit, a single to left field to make it 4-2.
Richmond closed to 4-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning. Matt Duffy walked, stole second and moved to third when the throw went into centerfield. Jarrett Parker plated Duffy with a double.
Wilson homered in the ninth and Berti followed with a single. He stole second, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on Schimpf's sacrifice fly.
Randy Boone worked a perfect ninth to nail down his eighth save.
The Fisher Cats and Flying Squirrels meet again on Saturday at 6:05 p.m. RHP Radhames Liz (0-0, 0.00) is scheduled to start for New Hampshire against Richmond LHP Kelvin Marte (4-2, 4.98).
The Fisher Cats return home on Tuesday, June 17, to open a three-game series against the Altoona Curve (Pittsburgh Pirates) at 7:05 p.m.