With the bases loaded and two out in the top of the 10th, Santiago Espinal stole home and with it the New Hampshire Fisher Cats topped the Richmond Flying Squirrels 5-4 Saturday night in Eastern League play at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.
Both teams rallied to tie the game 4-4. Richmond scored three in the eighth on a wild pitch and a two-run homer by Zach Houchins. That have the Squirrels a 4-2 lead, but New Hampshire tied it in the bottom of the inning on a wild pitch that scored Forrest Wall and an Alberto Mineo sacrifice fly scoring Espinal.
Richmond took a 1-0 lea don a Brandon van Horn RBI single. The visitors held that lead until the seventh, when the Fisher Cats scored two on a Josh Palacios RBI single, scoring Mineo, and a hit by pitch with the bases loaded.
Bryan Baker earned the win (2-3) with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. He fanned two. Zach Logue had a strong start, allowing one unearned run on five hits in seven innings. He fanned eight and got a no-decision. Danny Young had a rough outing, allowing two hits and three runs, walking three, in 1 2/3 innings.
Melvin Adon (1-5) took the loss. The teams complete the three-game series Sunday at 1:35 p.m.