SenatorsTake Game Two of Doubleheader

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June 8, 2024 – Eastern League (EL)
Harrisburg Senators News Release

The Harrisburg Senators split their doubleheader against the Reading Fightin Phils on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. In Game One, Reading quickly took a 3-0 lead after the first two innings, adding a run in the 5th and three in the 6th. The senator’s attack failed to elicit a response. In Game Two, the Senators quickly jumped to 3-0 with three runs in the top of the first inning. Reading got on the board with a run in the 3rd, but the Senators extended the lead to 5-1 with two insurance runs in the 5th. Reading scored some runs in the 6th and 7th inning and loaded the bases with two outs in the 7th, but the Senators held on and won 5-3.

THE GREAT GAMES

Game 1: In the bottom of the first inning, Carlos De La Cruz gave Reading a quick 2-0 lead with a two-run home run.

Game 2: With the Senators already leading 1-0 in the top of the first inning, Dérmis Garcia extended the Senators’ lead to 3-0 with a two-run home run.

FILIBUSTERS

Dylan Crews swiped his 12th stolen base of the season in game one… Dérmis Garcia’s home run in game two was his ninth of the season and ties him with Brady House for the team lead… Brady House went 1-for-3 with a RBI double in game two… In game two, Jack Sinclair pitched two scoreless innings in relief to get the win, and Carlos Romero recorded his first save of the season after coming in to record the final out… The Senators went break up the doubleheader and follow the series three games to two entering Sunday’s series finale.

ON THE DOCK

The Senators and Reading Fightin Phils will play the final game of their six-game series at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading on Sunday at 5:15 p.m. The game can be heard on 2 p.m., 96.5 FM and 95.3 FM, Sports Radio Harrisburg, starting at 5 p.m.

POSTGAME NOTES FROM HARRISBURG SENATORS

Game 1: Reading 7 Senators 0

Game 2: Senators 5 Reading 3

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