The Reading Fightin Phils split a double-header in Erie on Wednesday. The Fightins dropped game 1, 3-1, then rebounded to take game 2, 7-6.
Jesse Biddle got the start in game 1 for Reading. He pitched six strong innings and struck out six, but it was not enough to lift the Fightins.
In game 2, the Fightin Phils scored four runs in the top of the sixth to rally for the one-run victory and salvage a split with the Seawolves. The win was just the third in the month of May for the Fightins.
Reading will begin a seven-game home stand on Friday night against Harrisburg.