Fisher Cats Shut Out Senators, 4-0

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Manchester, N.H. – Five New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays Double-A affiliate) pitchers, led by five strong frames from Andrew Bash (W, 1-0), combined to shut out the Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals) 4-0 on Friday night at Delta Dental Stadium.
Bash allowed just three hits with one walk and four strikeouts, while Adrian Hernandez (1.2 IP, 5 K), Sean Rackoski (1 IP, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K), Graham Spraker (1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K), and Brandon Eisert (0.2 IP, 1 H) handled the rest.
Reggie Pruitt led the offense with a 2-for-4 night, driving in the game’s first run with an RBI double in the second inning. Steward Berroa followed with a sac fly a few batters later to make it 2-0.
A seventh inning sacrifice fly from Vinny Capra made it 3-0 heading into the eighth, where recent call-up Spencer Horwitz crushed a 1-1 pitch over the fence in right for his first Double-A homer.
The Fisher Cats and Senators meet again on Saturday night at 6:35 p.m., with Atlas Fireworks presented by AutoFair. The season ends on Sunday with Kids Run the Bases after the game, presented by the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission, Division of Enforcement. For tickets, visit

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.