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Fightin Phils blow by SeaWolves

Fightin Phils blow by SeaWolves, 14-1

The Reading Fightin Phils flexed their muscles again Wednesday night, hitting four home runs en route to a 14-1 over the Erie SeaWolves in Baseballtown.

Clippers sweep IronPigs

Clippers complete sweep of IronPigs

The Columbus Clippers finished off a series sweep of the IronPigs Wednesday night, earning a 5-2 win at Coca-Cola Park.

IronPigs Appel has surgery out for season

IronPigs pitcher Appel done for the season

IronPigs pitcher Mark Appel will miss the rest of the season after reportedly having surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow.

Three IronPigs make Triple-A All-Star Game

Three IronPigs selected to All-Star team

A trio of IronPigs has been named to the 2016 International League All-Star team.

Area athletes make all-state softball teams

Area athletes make all-state softball teams

A number of athletes from our 69 Sports coverage area have been named to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Association All-State teams.

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Cozens helping pace Fightin Phils offense

Cozens, Pinto selected to MLB Futures Game

Former Eagles coach Ryan dies at 82

Former Eagles coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82

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Reading blows late lead, Portland avoids sweep

Reading Fightin Phils

The Reading Fightin Phils (53-23) lost Sunday’s finale to the Portland Sea Dogs (27-47) by a score of 9-8. A three-run home run by Nate Freiman in the bottom of the eighth gave Portland the lead and eventual win. Reading leads the season-series 10-6 despite losing on Sunday.

IronPigs rally for sweep at Durham and share of first place

IronPigs rally to sweep of Durham and share of first place

Nick Williams tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning. The IronPigs scored two runs in the 10th and Lehigh Valley completed a sweep at Durham, 3-2, on Sunday night.

Nola struggles again, Giants walk-off against Phillies

Bruce Bochy's 800th victory as Giants manager was anything but typical.

Three blown leads, four hit batters, a rare shaky outing from Johnny Cueto, and back-to-back doubles in the ninth inning by two seldom-used players that provided the winning run.

Velasquez to start for Phillies Monday

Velasquez to start for Phillies Monday

After making a rehab start in Reading last week, that's all Vince Velasquez needed in his recovery from a biceps strain.

Temple basketball icon Hal Lear dies at 81

Temple University basketball legend Hal Lear died at the age of 81 Saturday.

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