The New Hampshire Fisher Cats scored five times in the late innings of a 9-4 win over the Reading Fightin Phils on Saturday night in Reading, Pa.
The teams complete their four-game series today at 5:15 p.m.
Nursing a 2-1 lead, New Hampshire scored two in the seventh on a Josh Palacios RBI single and a Nash Knight RBI single.
After Alex Bohm homered for Reading to make it 4-2, New Hampshire scored three in the eighth to break the game open. Chad Spanberger's RBI single was followed by Kevin Smith's two-run homer, his 13th bomb of the season, to make it 7-2.
Luke Williams homered in the eighth for Reading to make the score 7-3. In the ninth, Riley Adams had a run-scoring single and Chad Spanberger notched a sacrifice fly to tack on two runs for New Hampshire. Josh Stephen homered in the bottom of the ninth for the 9-4 final.
New Hampshire jumped in front with two runs in the first inning on Knight's RBI double and a Riley Adams sacrifice fly.
Bohm, who hit two solo homers on the night, hit one in the fourth to make the score 2-1.
Justin Dillon (2-2) picked up the win with five innings of relief, allowing four hits and three runs, walking two and striking out three. Reading starter David Parkinson (6-7) took the loss. He allowed two runs on only one hit. He fanned seven but walked four.