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TinCaps’ bullpen stops Dragons

Three relievers held Dayton to one hit over five innings as the TinCaps earned a 5-2 victory at Fifth Third Field on Friday.

Tony Wieber (1-0) went three innings, Tayron Guerrero struck out two in the eighth, and Nick Mutz retired the Dragons in order for his fourth save.

The TinCaps (14-20) stopped a slide in which they had dropped five of their past seven games.

A night after committing five errors in a 7-4 defeat, Fort Wayne had none.

Fernando Perez went 2 for 4 with a home run, his fourth, and an RBI single that gave the TinCaps a 2-0 edge.

An RBI double from backup catcher Adolfo Reina made it 3-0 before Dayton scored twice in the fifth.

Both runs were charged to Adrian De Horta, who left with the bases loaded and none out.

The Dragons (20-14) had nearly as many errors (two) as hits (three).

Ronnie Richardson had an RBI triple in the seventh and came home on a sacrifice fly by Mallex Smith.

Amir Garrett (0-3) allowed three runs on six hits in five innings.

Righty Erik Cabrera, who pitched out of the bullpen in his first 11 appearances, is scheduled to start the series finale today against Dayton’s Nick Travieso.