JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The Jamestown Jammers are back in first place in the Pinckney Division of the New York-Pennsylvania League.
Ryan Fisher drove in four runs as the Jammers outlasted Connecticut 5-4 Tuesday night.
The win gave the Jammers (31-20) a half-game lead over Williamsport (31-21), which lost at Tri-City, 8-3, and a two-game lead over Batavia which lost at home to Aberdeen, 4-2.
The Jammers got to Rayni Guichardo in the fifth for four runs as Wilfredo Gimenez, Aury Diaz and Brent Keys singled. Daniel Black grounded into a force out as Gimenez scored the first run. A walk to Todd Muecklisch filled the bases for Fisher, who belted a three-run triple as the Jammers took a 4-2 lead.
That was Fisher's eighth triple of the season.
Connecticut got within a run in the sixth and tied it in the seventh.
Connecticut scored two runs in the first off Rett Varner, who then worked four scoreless innings. His earned-run average is 1.73.
Michael Brady and Jordan Conley got the final six outs. Conley now has 10 saves, among the best in the league this season.
Jamestown hosts Connecticut in the second game of the series today with 7:05 p.m. start at Diethrick Park.