Reading Fightin Phils

Fightin Phils blow lead, fall in 9th inning

Tony Thomas hit a solo home run off Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez in the 9th inning to lift the New Britain Rock Cats to a 6-5 win over the Fightin Phils Sunday in Baseballtown.

The Fightin Phils gave up five runs in the 7th inning, blowing a 3-0 lead in the process.

Gonzalez (0-1, 1.80) suffered his first loss of the season on the mound.

Jake Fox hit his 10th home run of the year for Reading.  Fox and Kelly Dugan each had two RBIs on the day.

The Fightin Phils (41-57) will open a three-game series in Erie on Monday at 7:05pm.


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