Friday June 04, 2010 | 11:11 PM

Kyle Weiland (4.44 ERA) held the Reading Phillies to three hits, one run and no walks in five innings to pick up his second win of the season, with a 4-3 victory over Reading. Ryan Khoury, down from Pawtucket this week, was 4-for-5 with two runs scored ... Che-Hsuan Lin (.274) had two RBI singles.

Portland had to hang on for this win. The parent club had it a lot easier, thanks to 11 runs and a five-hit shutout by Clay Buchholz. The kid looks bound for the All-Star Game if he keeps it up this month.

Elsewhere in the minors, Pawtucket's Kris Johnson saw his string of solid starts snapped (3 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 2 K) ... Daniel Nava (.291) was 3-for-4 ... Josh Reddick (.191) was 2-for-2 with 2 walks ... Ryan Kalish (.200) had a RBI double.

Salem's Caleb Clay (4.18) allowed no earned runs in 6 innings (4 H, 3 K) ... Kyle Fernandez (1.78) got the save (1 IP, 2 K).

Greenville's Yelper Castillo (2.80) went 6 innings (4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K) ,,, Reymond Fuentes (.276) went 2-for-4.


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