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Fisher Cats Pull Away Late as Reading Drops Second Straight

Victor Vargas Went 5.1 Innings in Second Start
May 31, 2023

BOX SCORE (Manchester, NH) - It was a quiet day offensively as the Reading Fightin Phils fell to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-2 on Wednesday morning. With the win, New Hampshire has won the first two games of this week's six-game series and now holds a 6-2 edge in

Cats Claw Back for Series Opening Victory

Johan Rojas Picks up Three Hits in Loss
May 30, 2023

BOX SCORE (Manchester, NH) - Two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning helped the New Hampshire Fisher Cats stifled a Reading Fightin Phils comeback in their 9-8 win on Tuesday night. New Hampshire now leads this week's series 1-0. Offensively, Reading picked up nine hits. Johan Rojas led

Rojas’ Home Runs Help Lift Fightin Phils to Third Straight Victory

The Reading Fightin Phils’ 3-0 victory against the Harrisburg Senators contributed to a series split.
May 28, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils won their third consecutive game against the Harrisburg Senators 3-0. Johan Rojas had a career night for Reading. The Phillies’ No. six prospect launched two solo home runs in the series-tying win. Reading starting pitcher Josh Hendrickson threw well for the

Reading Puts the Fight in Fightins with Another Walk Off Win

Podkul, Stokes and De La Cruz all Homer in Win
May 27, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils walked things off again to get the win over the Harrisburg Senators 5-4. McCarthy Tatum was the man of the hour Saturday night. A single with the bases loaded gave Reading the win and their second walk off in two nights.

Reading to Host PIAA District Three Championships

Doubleheader to Begin at 4:30 at FirstEnergy Stadium
May 27, 2023

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils are excited to host Tuesday's PIAA District Three Championship games at FirstEnergy Stadium on May 30. It'll be a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m. First, the 3A Championship Game between Camp Hill and Trinity will get underway at 4:30. Following the conclusion of

McDowell Mashes Walk Off for Reading

Reading wins First Game of Series
May 26, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - Max McDowell was the hero in Baseballtown on Friday night. A three run walk off home run gave the Reading Fightin Phils the win over the Harrisburg Senators 10-9. Reading fought its way back after multiple big innings from Harrisburg in the fifth and eighth

Harrisburg Rallies Late to Defeat Reading

Tyler Phillips Strong over Six Innings of Work
May 25, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - Another impressive start from a Reading Fightin Phils starting pitcher Tyler Phillips was not enough to get the win, as the Harrisburg Senators rallied late to capture a 9-5 victory on Thursday night. Harrisburg has now won the first three games of this week's series.

McGarry Strong but Fightins Fall Late

Griff McGarry Pitches Four Strong Innings in Start
May 24, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - The Reading bullpen was unable to keep the lead for the Fightin Phils, giving the Harrisburg Senators the win 7-4. The win gave Harrisburg its second win of the six-game series. Griff McGarry looked impressive on the bump, keeping Harrisburg scoreless in his third start

Late Harrisburg Rally Sinks Fightin Phils

Carlos De La Cruz and Max McDowell Both Homer in Loss
May 23, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - Home runs from Carlos De La Cruz and Max McDowell were not enough as the Reading Fightin Phils fell to the Harrisburg Senators 8-5 to open the homestand on Tuesday morning. Reading starting pitcher Victor Vargas made his first outing with the team since being

Parkinson Powers Pitching to Series Split

Madison Stokes Homers for Second Straight Game
May 21, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - Five-strong innings from David Parkinson set the tone as the Reading Fightin Phils captured a 3-1 triumph over the Somerset Patriots on Sunday afternoon. The win earned a split in the series for both teams and it was the R-Phils second-straight win. Parkinson got the

Strong Bullpen Effort Leads Reading to Victory

Bullpen Allowed No Runs over Five Innings
May 20, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - A stellar effort from the bullpen led the Reading Fightin Phils to a 6-5 victory over the Somerset Patriots on Saturday night. The win cut the Somerset series lead to 3-2, as Reading will go for the series split tomorrow. The moment of the night

Patriots Walk off Fightin Phils on Friday Night

Mick Abel Bounces Back with Five Strong Innings
May 19, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - A comeback effort, capped by a ninth-inning walk-off, propelled the Somerset Patriots to a Friday night 4-3 win over the Reading Fightin Phils. The win guaranteed Somerset at least a split of this week's series. As the Fightins have done all week, they struck first

Fightins Fall as Somerset Offense Starts Game Fast

Ethan Wilson Hit Sixth Home Run of Season in Loss
May 18, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - Nine runs in the first four innings was all the Somerset Patriots needed in Thursday night's 10-3 victory over the Reading Fightin Phils. The win gave Somerset the two-games-to-one edge at the midway point of this week's series. The Fightin Phils came out of the

Consistency Key to Taylor Lehman's Early Season Success

May 18, 2023

(Reading, PA) - If it's a big moment, late in a ball game, there's usually a good chance Taylor Lehman will be trotting onto the pitchers mound. When on the bump, it's very hard to miss Lehman. His six-foot, eight-inch frame towers over most and he displays a strong aresenal

All Around Effort Leads Fightin Phils to Morning Win

Pitching Picks up Season High 19 Strikeouts
May 17, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - A strong start from Griff McGarry and another offensive outburst awakened the Reading Fightin Phils to an early-morning 9-1 victory over the Somerset Patriots on Wednesday. The Fightin Phils were the beneficiary of a sloppy defensive top of the second from Somerset. Oliver Dunn walked

Reading Falls in Back and Forth Slugfest

Seven Run Seventh from Somerset Sinks R-Phils
May 16, 2023

BOX SCORE (Somerset, NJ) - In a back-and-forth slugfest, a seven-run sevneth inning from the Somerset Patriots propelled them to a 14-10 win over the Reading Fightin Phils on Tuesday night. Somerset wasted no time getting on the board. With Jasson Dominguez on base, Austin Wells singled him home on

New Hampshire Fends Off Late Reading Rally to Claim Series

Nick Podkul Homered in Loss
May 14, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - A late rally from the Reading Fightin Phils in Sunday's 7-5 loss to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. New Hampshire win the series four games to two with the win. The Fisher Cats mashed two more home runs today to to bring their series total

FirstEnergy Stadium to Host Baseballtown High School Championship Game

Game to Feature Governor Mifflin and Wilson
May 14, 2023

(Reading, PA) - FirstEnergy Stadium is proud to serve as the host for Monday night's Baseballtown High School Baseball Championship Game. The matchup with feature the number-one seed Governor Mifflin (17-4) and second-seed Wilson (15-6). Gates open for the game at 5 p.m. on Monday with first pitch scheduled for

Standout Performance from Reading Bullpen Key to Victory

Six Relievers Combine to Allow Just One Run
May 13, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils bullpen combined to allow just one run and get the win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4-1 on Saturday night. Six different R-Phils relief pitchers combined to get the job done in the victory. This was a standout game for

Fisher Cats Offense Explodes in Win over Fightin Phils

Multiple Crooked Numbers Give New Hampshire 3-1 Series Edge
May 12, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - Another barrage of offense from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats led them to a 14-6 victory over the Reading Fightin Phils on Friday night. New Hampshire wasted little time getting started. In the top of the first inning, After Steward Berroa walked to lead off

A Look Back at Taylor Swift's Journey

Swift Sang National Anthem Multiple Times at FirstEnergy Stadium
May 11, 2023

(Reading, PA) - This weekend, renowned singer and songwriter Taylor Swift will take the stage in Philadelphia, at Lincoln Financial Field, in front of over 70,000 fans. Swift's rise to fame has been an incredible story to follow. But, what many may not know, is her ascend to one of

Big Inning Sinks Fightins in McGarry's First Start

Phillies Number-Three Prospect Throws Two Innings in Debut
May 11, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - A six-run seventh inning propelled the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 9-2 victory over the Reading Fightin Phils on Thursday night in Griff McGarry's first start. McGarry threw two innings, allowing one run on a hit and two strikeouts. On the other side, Adam

Tyler Phillips Shines as Reading Evens Series

Phillips Goes Six Strong Innings in Win
May 10, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - A strong performance from Tyler Phillips helped the Reading Fightin Phils storm past New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-5 on Wednesday night. Phillips threw six innings, striking out six Fishers Cats and only allowed five hits. Phillips was perfect through five innings, only to be broken

Fisher Cats Bats Awake in Morning Win over R-Phils

Drew Ellis Hit Third Home Run of Season
May 9, 2023

BOX SCORE (Reading, PA) - A strong offensive day and pitching led the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 14-2 morning-game win over the Reading FIghtin Phils on Tuesday. New Hampshire struck first in the top of the first inning. Leo Jiminez led off the game with a single and

Ethan Wilson Named Eastern League Player of the Week

Wilson Hit .480 with Three Home Runs and 11 RBI at Hartford
May 8, 2023

(Reading, PA) - Reading Fightin Phils outfielder Ethan Wilson has been named Eastern League Player of the Week by Minor League Baseball. Wilson had a torrid week at Hartford, hitting .480 with three home runs, 11 RBI and seven runs scored in five games last week. Wilson recorded multiple hits