Senators Rally for Two in the Ninth to Beat Reading 8-7

Sens pound out 18 hits equaling a season-high

By Harrisburg Senators | August 3, 2017 10:18 AM ET

The Senators rallied from a late 7-5 deficit, scoring a run in the eighth and two in the ninth to beat Reading 8-7. It was the Senators league leading fifth win when trailing after eight innings.

The rally made a winner out of Braulio Lara, who pitched a scoreless eighth innings. Lara is now 2-2 on the season. 

The Sens had an early 4-0 lead after scoring two in the first and two in the third. The two in the third came on a two-run home run by Dan Gamache.

The winning runs scored in the ninth on an infield single by Victor Robles that was coupled with a throwing error.

Andrew Robinson pitched a scoreless ninth to record his sixth save of the season.

The Senators pounded out 18 hits, matching their season-high. Gamache led the way with four hits and Corban Joseph had three. Sixteen of the hits were singles with only the only extra base hits being a double and the home run by Gamache.  

Wirkin Estevez started for the Senators and contributed two hits, going two-for-two at the plate. Every Sens starter had at least one hit in the game. 

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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