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TinCaps pound Lake County 10-5

FORT WAYNE – The TinCaps used two big innings and another solid start by left-hander Payton Baskette to beat up on Lake County 10-5 Monday at Parkview Field.

After trailing 3-0, Fort Wayne (15-21) went ahead 5-3 on Ryan Miller’s three-run home run, his second, which capped a five-run third inning.

Henry Charles broke a 5-all tie in the sixth with an RBI groundout. The TinCaps, coming off a 2-4 road trip, never trailed again.

Lake County (11-26) loaded the bases with none out against Tony Rizzotti in the seventh. He protected the 10-5 lead by inducing a strikeout and a 6-4-3 double play.

Payton Baskette (1-1) went six innings, his longest outing, and struck out a season-high five.

Struggling Captains starter Dace Kime (0-6) was knocked around to the tune of six runs and 10 hits in five innings.

Jake Bauers had two RBI singles for Fort Wayne, while Dustin Peterson had one. A two-run double by Franmil Reyes made it 9-5 in the sixth and broke the game open. Bauers’ second run-scoring hit completed the four-run, sixth-inning outburst that began with a run scoring on a throwing error by Lake County catcher Eric Haase.

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