The Phillies scored five in the first and then held on, again, to beat Milwaukee, 5-4. The Pirates, meanwhile, lost to San Diego, 4-2.
Joel Embiid had a game-high 34 points in running the Sixers’ win-streak to a league-best six games. Philadelphia 135, Houston 115.
And Harrisburg and Altoona are both off to 0-2 starts this season. Somerset beat the Senators, 3-1, and Bowie defeated the Cruve, 8-4.