Schimpf leads Fisher Cats past New Britain
New Hampshire (59-63) returns home Friday to open a brief three-game series against Trenton, which is in second place in the Eastern Division.
The Fisher Cats started Thursday's game six games behind Trenton in the loss column for the second and final playoff berth in the division.
New Hampshire took a 1-0 second inning lead when Jimenez doubled home Nolan. Andy Burns padded the lead to 2-0 in the next inning with his seventh season homer.
In the seventh Jacobo and Jimenez each had an RBI hit before Schimpf delivered his three-run homer to right for a 9-0 lead.