Reading Phillies 9, Altoona Curve 7[ box ]The Curve thought they had this game well in hand with a 6-3 lead going into the top of the 9th. A 6-run explosion by the R-Phils in the top of the 9th changed that thought. The Curve began with a run in the bottom of the 1st on a double by CF Starling Marte and singles by 2B Brock Holt and RF Andrew Lambo. Marte drove in a second run in the 2nd, after LF Quincy Latimore was hit by a pitch and sacrificed to second by pitcher Kyle McPherson. McPherson had allowed a hit in each of the first two innings, then gave up a run in each of the 3rd and 4th. A walk, a stolen base, and a double brought in the run in the 3rd, and a walk, a double, and a ground out gave the R-Phils the run in the 4th, tying the ga...
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