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TinCaps

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    The TinCaps lost for the ninth time in the last 13 games, falling 8-7 to the Lake County Captains at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, on Thursday night.
  • Putting it all together
    Jake Bauers lightheartedly taunted Franmil Reyes about Team USA’s win over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday in an exhibition basketball game.“We can’t win at all sports,” replied Reyes, a Dominican native.
  • Swinging, missing in rain
      Tuesday night began with a 53-minute rain delay at Parkview Field and ended with more showers, but it may take more than rain to wash away the memories of the TinCaps' 5-1 loss to Great Lakes.
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TinCaps close trip with win

The TinCaps defeated Great Lakes 4-2 Tuesday in Midland, Mich., to finish their road trip 3-1.

Fort Wayne is 11-2 against Great Lakes, including 6-1 at Dow Diamond.

After matching a franchise-worst seven errors in a 12-5 loss Monday night, Fort Wayne had only one Tuesday.

Reynaldo Bruguera, Alberth Martinez and Diego Goris each had two hits for the TinCaps (65-61, 22-35 second half), and Martinez had a triple and a home run.

Fort Wayne also got triples from Bruguera and Tyler Stubblefield as it totaled 10 hits to seven for Great Lakes (58-69, 32-25).

Starter Colin Rea went four innings for Fort Wayne, giving up one run and three hits, while striking out six and walking one. Matthew Chabot improved to 5-1, going 2 1/3 innings, giving up one run and one hit, while striking out three.

Roman Madrid, who struck out two batters and gave up no hits in the ninth, got his 21st save.

Great Lakes’ starter Jonathan Martinez (2-4) gave up four runs on seven hits while striking out two and walking one in five innings.

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