The Reading Fightin Phils suffered a pair of shutout losses in a doubleheader at Richmond Friday night.

The Fightins lost game one 1-0, then lost the nightcap, 2-0.

Reading, which managed just seven hits between the two losses, has now lost 16 of its last 17 games overall.

Adam Loewen (0-2, 4.72) lost the first game on the mound, while Colton Murray (0-3, 2.35) lost game two.

The Fightin Phils (34-49) will resume its series with the Flying Squirrels on Saturday at 6:05pm in Richmond.