Nashua Silver Knights blank Pittsfield Suns

Nashua Silver Knights starter Justin Snyder worked six shutout innings and Dan Shaw backed him up with three more to give them a 4-0 win over the Pittsfield Suns at Waconah Park.

Pittsfield managed just three hits off Snyder, who struck out three. Shaw allowed two hits and fanned a pair in picking up the save.

The Silver Knights had all the offense they would need two batters into the game. Austin White opened the game with a single off Pittsfield starter Ryan Towle and scored the first run of the night on Biddison’s triple.

Biddison scored on Cody Morrissette’s sacrifice fly for a 2-0 Silver Knights lead after an inning.

Joe Caparis opened the third inning with a double. After an infield hit by White, Caparis scored on a sacrifice fly by Biddson.

The Silver Knights tacked on another run in the sixth. Joe Bramanti reached on an error, then after a fielder’s choice and an infield hit Max Goione singled to bring home Nashua’s fourth run.

The Silver Knights are off today but will be back at Holman Stadium on Thursday at 7:05 p.m . to take on first-place Martha’s Vineyard.

Fightin’ Phils 5, Fisher Cats 2

Damek Tomscha hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Reading Fightin Phils to a 5-2 win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Tuesday.

Jeff Singer struck Vladimir Guerrero out with runners on first and second to end the game for his seventh save of the season.

The home run by Tomscha gave the Fightin Phils a 5-1 lead and capped a five-run inning for Reading. Earlier in the inning, Reading tied the game when Adam Haseley hit an RBI single and then took the lead when Cornelius Randolph hit an RBI double.

Following the big inning, the Fisher Cats cut into the deficit in the top of the next frame when Eduard Pinto hit an RBI single, bringing home Juan Kelly.

Haseley singled three times, driving in a run and also scoring one for Reading.

Reading right-hander Tyler Viza (1-3) picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits over 5-2/3 innings.

Opposing starter T.J. Zeuch (6-4) took the loss in the Eastern League game after allowing five runs and seven hits over five innings.

For the Fisher Cats, Kelly doubled and singled twice. Harold Ramirez doubled and singled.