The Fisher Cats broke open a 1-1 game with five runs in the sixth inning in a 7-1 win over the Portland Sea Dogs on Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader in Maine.
Portland came back to win the nightcap, 3-2.
Jonathan Harris (2-1) pitched five innings for New Hampshire in the opener, allowing three hits and one run, striking out five.
Forrest Wall drove in three runs, on a two-run single and a bases-loaded walk, and Josh Palacios singled home two, Santiago Espinal doubled home a run.
Portland’s run came on a Joey Curletta home run. Tanner Houck (7-5) went five innings, taking the loss.
In the late game, Kevin Smith singled home two runs in the New Hampshire sixth but it wasn't enough to overcome a 3-0 deficit.
C.J. Chatham hit a two-run homer in the third and Brett Netzer singled home a run in the fourth for Portland.
Willy Ortiz (2-4) went four innings and took the loss for New Hampshire. He allowed eight hits and three runs, fanning four. Eduard Bazardo (1-0) got the win with two innings of relief. Adam Lau pitched the seventh for his fifth save.