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Fightin Phils rally in 9th, win in 12th

Fightin Phils rally in 9th, win in 12th

The Fightin Phils kicked off their final home series of the season with a 4-3, come-from-behind win over Erie in 12 innings Friday night.

Reading trailed 3-1 heading into the 9th, but Raywilly Gomez hit a two-run home run to force things into extra innings.

In the 12th, Peter Lavin won the game with an RBI single to left.

Kyle Simon (5-2, 3.02) picked up the win in relief.

The Fightin Phils (58-74) will play their last two home games of the season on Saturday at 6:35pm and Sunday at 1:35pm at FirstEnergy Stadium.


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