Reading-Bowie Title Game Tonight
Bowie forced Game 5 of the best-of-five Eastern League championship by trouncing Reading, 9-1, on Friday night at Prince George’s Stadium. The Baysox scored three in the first inning and iced the game with three more in the seventh and a pair in the next inning.
David Hess and two relievers held the Fightin’ Phils to four singles and one walk while striking out 12. RF Dylan Cozens had half of Reading’s hits. Reading was 0-8 with runners in scoring position. The Fightin’ Phils run came on a wild pitch in the fourth inning.
Ben Lively was charged with seven runs on seven hits in six innings in taking the loss.
The championship game will begin at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday in Prince George’s Stadium.