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Fisher Cats beat Reading
Second baseman Ryan Schimpf and left fielder Brian Van Kirk each hit a solo home run for New Hampshire, which posted a 6-3 victory at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.
New Hampshire starter Deck McGuire (4-7) pitched six innings. He allowed three runs on seven hits, struck out five and walked none.
Reading, which had 10 hits in the loss, dropped to 32-43.Reading third baseman Maikel Franco had three hits in his fifth Double-A game and raised his average to .524. Franco entered the contest batting .471 with two home runs and five RBIs in four games since being recalled from Single-A Clearwater.