Akron tops Fishers; NH back home Tuesday
Anthony Gallas collected three hits and three RBIs to lead the Rubber Ducks to a 9-3 Eastern League win against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats before 6,082 fans Sunday at Canal Park in Akron, Ohio.
New Hampshire (58-63) lost two of three games over the weekend to Akron (66-56), which jumped on Lawrence for four first-inning runs. On 75 pitches, 50 for strikes, Lawrence (9-6, 3.23) allowed nine hits, seven earned runs and one walk. He fanned three.
Gallas doubled home another run in the second inning for a 5-1 lead and added an RBI single in the sixth inning. Ollie Linton also led Akron with a RBI triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Tim Fedroff in the fourth inning.
In was 9-1 before New Hampshire’s offense scored again in the seventh inning. Mike McDade was hit by a pitch, took third on a double by Murphy and scored on a sacrifice fly from Matt Newman.
Murphy had two of New Hampshire’s five hits in the game.