Hartford scored two runs in the ninth to grab a 4-3 win from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats in Eastern League play Friday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester.
The key blow was Scott Burcham's two-run double off Ty Tice, who blew the save and took the loss.
New Hampshire had scored three times in the eighth to take a 3-2 lead. Ryan Hissey led off with a walk, Vinny Capra reached on an error, and Forrest Wall scored both with a single to right. Wall advanced to third on a single and a groundout and scored on Kevin Smith's bunt single.
Hartford took a 2-0 lead in the third on a Bret Boswell RBI double and a Colton Walker RBI single.
Andrew Sopko started and went seven innings for the Fisher Cats (7-8), allowing three hits and two runs, striking our five.
Hartford starter Ashton Goudeau allowed two hits in five innings. Logan Cozart got the win with an inning of scoreless relief. Ben Bowden notched his fourth save.
The teams play again Saturday night at 6:35 p.m.