READING, Pa. — Bob Ayrault pitched six innings of shutout ball to lead the Reading Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Canton-Akron Indians and a split of their Eastern League doubleheader yesterday.
In the first game, Greg Roscoe allowed six hits over seven innings as Canton-Akron whipped Reading, 8-3.
The Indians won the first by scoring a pair of runs in each of the first, second, fifth and seventh innings. Former major-leaguer Ed Hearn went 3 for 4, including a two-run homer in the seventh. Andy Ashby (2-1) was the losing pitcher.