Newman's home run paces Fisher Cats in win
Akron scored a run in the top of the first as Ollie Linton walked, stole second, advanced to third on a ground out and came home on a single to center by Bryan LaHair.
Akron got a run back in the in the top of the fourth inning when Anthony Gallas blasted his 14th home run of the season.
Nashua's Kevin Nolan led off with a double and Hobson singled him to third. Jack Murphy reached on an error, allowing Nolan to score and Hobson to advance to third. Hobson scored on a ground out and Murphy came home on a single by Jon Berti after advancing to third base on a balk.