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TinCaps open season with victory over Great Lakes

TinCaps designated hitter Mallex Smith started the season on the right note.

Smith had a home run and an RBI in Fort Wayne’s 5-2 season-opening win over the Great Lakes Loons on Thursday night.

A crowd of 3,765 attended the game at Dow Diamond in Midland, Mich., where the Loons got shut out until the bottom of the ninth.

The TinCaps got a strong performance from starting pitcher Joseph Ross. He gave up one hit, struck out four and walked one in five innings.

Six pitchers saw action for Fort Wayne, including Erik Cabrera, who gave up the two runs on two hits in two-thirds of an inning before Roman Madrid faced one batter to get the save.

Center fielder Brian Adams had a home run for the TinCaps.

The TinCaps scored two runs in third inning on a single by Smith and a double by Jeremy Baltz.

Adams hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Smith added his solo homer to right field a batter later.

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