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Fightin Phils cruise to third straight win

The Fightin Phils rolled to their third straight win Saturday night, crushing New Britain 12-3 at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Maikel Franco, Anthony Hewitt, and Tyler Henson all had three hits. 

Hewitt and Henson each had two RBIs, while Franco drove in one.

Franco's average is now up to .382 since his promotion to Reading.

John Suomi capped off the scoring with a three-run home run in the eighth inning.

Seth Rosin (9-4, 4.34) earned the win on the mound for Reading.

The Fightin Phils (46-59) have now won eight of their last 12 games.

Reading will look to sweep the Rock Cats on Sunday at 6:05pm in Baseballtown.


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