READING — Damek Tomscha hit a three-run home run in the first inning, leading the Reading Fightin Phils to a 4-2 win over the Harrisburg Senators on Thursday.
Victor Arano got Victor Robles to fly out with runners on first and second to end the game for his eighth save of the season.
The home run by Tomscha scored Zack Coppola and Kyle Martin to give the Fightin Phils a 3-0 lead.
After Harrisburg scored a run in the fifth on a single by Osvaldo Abreu, the Senators cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Robles drew a bases-loaded walk, scoring Dan Gamache.
The Fightin Phils tacked on another run in the eighth when Jiandido Tromp scored on a forceout.
Reading right-hander Tyler Viza (9-9) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on six hits over six innings. Opposing starter Austin Voth (3-3) took the loss in the Eastern League game after allowing three runs and three hits over six innings.
For the Senators, Yadiel Hernandez doubled and singled. Abreu singled three times.
With the win, Reading improved to 8-3 against Harrisburg this season.