HARRISBURG - A strong start and a home run by Matt Maloney and a three-run homer by Matt Costanzo led the Reading Phillies to a 6-1 win over the Harrisburg Senators yesterday in the Eastern League.

Maloney allowed a run on three hits in six innings to get his first double-A win. He struck out seven and aided his cause with a homer in the third to put the Phillies up, 1-0.

Costanzo, a graduate of Archbishop Carroll High in Delaware County, was the Philadelphia Phillies' No. 1 draft choice in 2005.

Ottawa 7, Charlotte 4

OTTAWA, Ontario - Brian Mazone allowed three runs in seven innings for his first win as the Lynx beat the Knights in the International League.

Kinston 4, Wilmington 0

WILMINGTON - David Huff struck out six to pitch the Indians past the Blue Rocks in the Carolina League.

Lakewood 6, Delmarva 5

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Chad Thall's wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth gave the BlueClaws the win in the South Atlantic League.

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WP: Matt Maloney (1-0). LP: T.J. Nall (0-3). HRs: R-Matt Maloney (1), Javon Moran (1), Mike Costanzo (3); H-Seth Bynum (2). A: 1,291.

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WP: Brian Mazone (1-1). LP: Charles Haeger (0-2). Save: Yoel Hernandez (1). HR: C-Casey Rogowski (1) A: 671.

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WP: David Huff (1-0). LP: Blake Johnson (0-2).

HR: K-John Drennen (1). A: 3,740.

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WP: Garet Hill (1-1). LP: Chad Thall (0-1). Save: Andrew Cruse (3). HR: L-Gus Milner (1). A: 3,810.

Trenton. The Thunder's Eastern League doubleheader in Portland, Maine, was postponed because of inclement weather. This week's postponed games have been rescheduled as doubleheaders on May 8, Aug. 28 and Aug. 29 in Portland.