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READING, Pennsylvania — Alec Bohm hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three as the Reading Fightin Phils beat the Portland Sea Dogs 4-1 on Saturday.

Reading started the scoring in the first inning when Bohm hit a two-run home run.

After Reading added two runs in the third, the Sea Dogs cut into the deficit in the fourth inning when Tate Matheny scored on a wild pitch.

Reading left-hander Damon Jones (1-0) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on four hits over six innings. Opposing starter Kutter Crawford (0-1) took the loss in the Eastern League game after allowing four runs and four hits over 2 2/3 innings.

With the win, Reading improved to 13-4 against Portland this season.