Fightin Phils shut down Rock Cats

Fightin Phils shut down Rock Cats

wendy davis: >>> In double-A baseball... the midseason All-Star Break lasts all of two days. That's all the time off the Fightin Phils had before they had to return to Baseballtown... and kick off the second half of their schedule. Tonight... Reading welcomed the New Britain Rock Cats into FirstEnergy Stadium... The same team they just split a series with right before the break. So between these two series... the two teams will have played nine straight games against each other... chirs bootcheck still in search of his first win as a fightin phil... - he got early run support...bottom of the 1st...peter lavin blasts the solo homer to right...his 5th of the year...1-0 reading... - bottom of the 2nd, 2 men on for logan moore...the single to left scores 1, but zach collier is thrown out at home...2-0 reading... - but collier got payback...bottom of the 5th, tony thomas with the shot to left...but collier leaps and makes the grab at the warning track...inning over... - chris bootcheck had everything else under control...6 innings, 4 strikeouts and just 1 hit allowed... - the fightins got some insurance in the 8th when brock stassi clobbers his 8th homer of the year...a solo shot... reading goes up 4-1 and they go on to win by that same score...only 2 hits allowed by fightin phils pitchers

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