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The Journal Gazette

Friday, June 08, 2018 1:10 am

South Bend 6 TinCaps 1

TinCaps swept at South Bend

Associated Press

SOUTH BEND – Brandon Hughes hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to lead the South Bend Cubs to a 6-1 win over the TinCaps on Thursday. The Cubs (29-29) swept the three-game series with the win.

The home run by Hughes scored Austin Filiere and Michael Cruz to break a scoreless tie.

The TinCaps (26-32) cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Robbie Podorsky hit an RBI single, driving in Gabriel Arias.

Jeffrey Passantino (2-0) got the win in relief. Fort Wayne starter Tom Cosgrove (1-3) took the loss. Yapson Gomez pitched two scoreless innings for his first save.