The Reading Fightin Phils wrapped up their road trip with a 10-4 loss in Portland Wednesday night.
The loss was the eighth in the last nine games for Reading, which had just snapped a seven-game losing streak on Tuesday night.
David Buchanan (1-4, 6.46) surrendered nine runs on 10 hits in just 3 2/3 innings to take the loss.
Miguel Abreu homered in a losing effort for the Fightin Phils, who went just 2-for-10 with runners in scoring position.
Reading (13-18) will return to Baseballtown to open a four-game series with Akron on Thursday night at 6:35pm at FirstEnergy Stadium.
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