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Hewitt lifts Fightin Phils to 3rd straight victory

Published On: May 22 2013 11:06:37 PM EDT

Anthony Hewitt's walk-off home run gave the Fightins a 7-5 win over Altoona on Wednesday.


The Reading Fightin Phils walked-off with a 7-5 victory over the Altoona Curve on Wednesday night. Anthony Hewitt was the hero in the ninth inning, blasting a three-run home run.

Both teams combined for six home runs, but Hewitt's was the biggest in the ninth to give Reading its third straight win. It was Hewitt's first round-tripper of the season.

Cameron Rupp blasted his seventh long ball of the year for Reading.


The Fightins will look to polish off a four-game sweep of the Curve on Thursday at 11:35 AM.