Down on the Phillies Pharm: Jake Thompson Struggles Again

Mar 3, 2016; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Thompson (75) warms up before the start of the spring training game against the Houston Astros at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 3, 2016; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Thompson (75) warms up before the start of the spring training game against the Houston Astros at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports /
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Oct. 14, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Roman Quinn plays for the Mesa Solar Sox during an Arizona Fall League game against the Scottsdale Scorpions at Salt River Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Oct. 14, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Roman Quinn plays for the Mesa Solar Sox during an Arizona Fall League game against the Scottsdale Scorpions at Salt River Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports /

Roman Quinn led off the game for Reading with his second home run of the season. The speedy outfielder had another strong game to finish out the month of May, finishing 3-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored. His game was a bit diminished with two strikeouts and a caught stealing.

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Jorge Alfaro also had a multi-hit game, including a first inning double. His batting average in Reading is up to .336, which is about .100 points higher than Andrew Knapp in Lehigh Valley.

Christian Marrero also had a solo home run later in the game. He also had one of the three errors of the night for the Fightin Phils.

KC Sema, batting ninth and playing shortstop, went 3-4.

Starter John Richy allowed four runs, only one of which was earned, in six innings and gave up eight hits. He threw in three strikeouts and a walk as he watched his ERA raise to 4.99 in his second win of the season.

Milner and Nunez combined to throw three shutout innings to lockdown the game for Reading.

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