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Nola shines in AA debut as Reading rolls

Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:08:54 PM CDT

LSU product pitches 5 strong innings to lead Reading to a win over Harrisburg.

READING, Pa. -

Aaron Nola (1-0) picked up a win in his AA debut, leading the Reading Fightin Phils (50-67) to a 9-2 win over the Harrisburg Senators on Wednesday night in Baseballtown.

Nola, the Phillies first round pick this year, pitched five innings of one run baseball. He allowed six hits, walked one and struck out four to earn his his first win in a Fightin Phils uniform.

Reading has already captured the series with Harrisburg and has won three straight for the first time since late May. The Fightins go for the sweep Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.