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Fightins swept by Portland at home

Published On: May 02 2013 06:41:35 PM EDT

The Fightin Phils were swept at home by the Portland Sea Dogs, who won the series finale Thursday, 7-4.


The Portland Sea Dogs tallied a 7-4 victory over the Reading Fightin Phils on Thursday afternoon to polish off a sweep of the Fightins in Baseballtown.

Portland led  7-0 heading into the bottom of the 6th. Xander Bogaerts and Christian Vazquez homered for the Sea Dogs.

Reading scored four unanswered runs in their last four innings, but the damage had already been done. Tyler Henson and Albert Cartwright each hit their second homers of the season for the Fightins.


Reading heads on the road for six games starting in New Hampshire Friday night.