Fisher Cats' streak halted by Sea Dogs
New Hampshire Fisher Cats short stop Kevin Nolan attempts to grab a line drive against the Portland Sea Dogs during thier game last night at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Haeger allowed seven hits, struck out seven and walked no one over his eight innings. Jeremy Kehrt finished up for the Sea Dogs.
Clint Robinson's two-out home run in the bottom of the ninth accounted for the only Fisher Cat run.
Portland struck first for a pair of runs in the top of the fourth inning.
Michael Almanzar led off with a single to left and went to second on a throwing error by left fielder Brian Van Kirk. After a ground out, Almanzar scored on a Vazquez single to left.
Haeger and the Sea Dogs made the lead stand up.
Peter Hissey helped end the fourth inning when his strong throw from right field nailed Brad Glenn who as trying to score from first on Clint Robinson's long single.
Almanzar doubled in Garin Cecchini, who had doubled to lead off the ninth, to make it 5-0.