BOWIE, Md. - Pedro Swann's three-run homer in the top of the third inning helped lift the Reading Phillies to an 11-2 win over the Bowie Baysox last night in the Eastern League.
Joey Hammond doubled in two runs for the Phillies in the sixth and drove in another run when Reading scored twice in the eighth.
Wilmington 5, Lynchburg 2
WILMINGTON, Del. - Brett Bigler's single in the eighth inning snapped a 2-2 tie as the Blue Rocks won in the Carolina League.
Valentino Arce doubled home two insurance runs.
Portland 4, Trenton 1
PORTLAND, N.H. - Back-to-back doubles by Jay Johnson and Cory Keylor in the sixth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and sent the Sea Dogs to victory in the Eastern League.
Earlier in the day, Trenton's Brett Smith was named the league's pitcher of the week.
Thunder catcher Jason Brown was placed on the disabled list because of a sore left knee and catcher J.T. LaFountain was transferred from Staten Island to Trenton.
Louisville 11, Ottawa 1
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ryan Jorgensen's grand slam in the third gave the Bats a commanding 8-0 lead on the way to a win in the International League.
Homer Bailey teamed with relievers Brian Shackelford and Marcus McBeth to hold the Phillies' triple-A team to five hits.
Reading 205002020 -11120
WP:Totten (2-4). LP: Williamson (0-1). Save: Nelson (0-1). HR: R: Swann (2). A: 893.
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WP: De la Vara (2-0). LP: Valdez (1-1). HR: L: J. Boone (1). A: 4,091.
Trenton 000010000 -152
WP: Jackson (3-1). LP: Horne (3-1). Save: James (4). HR: P: Lowrie (2). A: 4,035.
Ottawa 000100000 -150