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Fisher Cats win suspended game, then drop regularly scheduled game to Harrisburg

In a doubleheader that included a suspended game from July, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats split with the Harrisburg Senators last night, winning the suspended game, 9-7, before dropping the regularly scheduled game, 5-3. Because the victory is credited to July 27, the Fisher Cats now have a five-game losing streak.

Fisher Cats reliever Richard Bleier needed just three pitches to seal the victory in the suspended game, which began in Harrisburg. Mickey Storey earned the win after throwing two scoreless in July.

In the second game, Harrisburg built a 5-0 lead through five innings by reaching P.J. Walters (2-2) for five runs, although only one was earned. The Fisher Cats committed five errors in the game.

New Hampshire rallied with three runs in the seventh, capped by Michael Crouse’s two-run homer.

∎ Fisher Cats right-handed pitcher Michael Lee was named the Eastern League’s Pitcher of the Week after tossing 14 innings in two starts and allowing just one run and eight hits. He struck out 11 and walked four getting a win against Trenton and a no-decision against Portland. Overall, he is 2-1 with a 1.80 ERA in four starts.

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