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Fightin Phils look for second half resurgence

Fightin Phils look for second half resurgence

>>> rob vaughn: >>> wendy davis: The Eastern League all-star break has arrived. For the Fightin Phils, the first 93 games of the season weren't exactly worth writing home home about. >>> Reading heads into the break at 38-55...that's last place in the Eastern Division and 23 games out of first place.Fightin Phils manager Dusty Wathan says the time off comes at a perfect time for his guys.He says the offense has been there for the most part. But the pitching, hasn't delivered.That's the one area where Wathan would like see some improvement down the second half stretch.>>>>>> Ironically enough, the pitching was there in Reading's first half finale in New Britain this afternoon.The offense, was not.The Rock Cats secure a series split with a 3-2 win today.Adam Loewen pitched six strong innings, allowing just two earned runs. But Tyler Duffey was better for New Britain...going 7-plus innings...one earned run, eight strike outs on the day. There was good news for Reading today though...reliever Colton Murray has been added to the Eastern Division all-star roster.He's the fourth Fightin Phil to earn the honor this season.The all-star game is set for Wednesday night in Altoona.>>> League legion playoffs will crown champions over the next few days.Tonight, Boyertown takes on West Lawn with a spot in the Berks finals at stake. The Bears, beat the Owls earlier in the tournament. We'll have highlights of tonight's rematch at 10:30.In the


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