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TinCaps outslug Dayton

Get 4th win in last 5 games

The TinCaps exploded for a pair of five-run innings and pounded Dayton 14-8 today at Parkview Field.

The TinCaps (21-29) have won four of their last five and can complete a three-game sweep Tuesday.

Streaking Dustin Peterson led a 14-hit attack. He was 3 for 5 with a two-run single, an RBI double and an RBI single. Fernando Perez also stood out for Fort Wayne, going 2 for 5 with an RBI single, RBI double and RBI groundout.

Coby Cowgill only lasted 3 1/3 innings and put the TinCaps in a 3-0 hole, but the TinCaps scored once in the first, three times in the second and five in both the third and fifth.

Genison Reyes (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. Nick Travieso (5-2) was charged with eight earned runs on eight hits in 2 2/3 innings.

Six TinCaps enjoyed multi-hit games, including Mallex Smith, Henry Charles, Josh VanMeter and Dane Phillips.

Dayton (27-22) scored twice in the fourth and twice in the fifth to get within 9-7, but Peterson and Perez drove in runs to make it 11-7. Jake Bauers’ RBI single made it 12-7, and Phillips added a two-run double to open a wide lead again.