Portland scored a run in the 9th inning to earn a 4-3 win over the Fightin Phils Saturday night in Baseballtown, extending Reading's losing streak to 11 consecutive games.
The Fightin Phils battled back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game at 3-3 before surrendering the winning run in the 9th.
The Sea Dogs' runs came on four solo home runs. Aaron Altherr homered for Reading.
Seth Rosin (1-2, 1.80) took the loss in relief for the Fightin Phils.
Reading (33-44) will look to snap its losing streak when it wraps up its series with Portland on Sunday at 1:35pm at FirstEnergy Stadium.