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TinCaps win again

The TinCaps had three home runs to secure their third consecutive victory as they defeated Quad Cities 7-4 in Davenport, Iowa on Thursday.

Fort Wayne (9-17, 39-56 overall) has won four of its last five.

Adolfo Reina blasted home runs in the second and eighth and Franmil Reyes had a three-run homer in the third for a 5-0 lead.

Trea Turner, who was 2 for 4, tripled in the first and was brought home on a Dustin Peterson sacrifice fly to open the scoring.

In the eighth, in addition to Reina’s second home run, Ronnie Richardson doubled, went to third on a Nick Schulz single and was able to capitalize on an error by the Quad Cities catcher to get home and finish the scoring. Reina was 3 for 5.

Quad Cities (12-14, 47-48) scored three in the fourth to bring the game within one, capitalizing on a Jake Bauers error. Chase McDonald hit a solo home run in the sixth to round out the scoring for the River Bandits.

Jimmy Brasoban (1-4) started for Fort Wayne, pitched five innings, allowing three runs, five hits and striking out three. Reliever Ryan Butler got the save.

The TinCaps finish the three-game series tomorrow at Quad Cities. First pitch is scheduled for 8 p.m.

Note: Right-handed reliever Eric Yardley was added to the roster as a transfer from San Antonio.

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