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Silver Hawks shut TinCaps down

The Silver Hawks scored twice in the sixth inning and held on to defeat the TinCaps 3-1 Wednesday at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend.

South Bend held the TinCaps to four hits.

The lone run for Fort Wayne (2-4) came in the first inning. Jace Peterson led off with a walk. He stole second and came around to score on a sacrifice fly by Travis Whitmore.

South Bend (3-3) tied the game with a run in the fifth inning. Fort Wayne starting pitcher Frank Garces gave up the one run on two hits in five innings. He struck out six. He did not factor in the decision.

The Silver Hawks scored twice off of reliever Michael Kelly in the sixth.

Fidel Pena and Gerson Montilla had back-to-back RBI doubles. Montilla had two hits for South Bend.

South Bend starter Archie Bradley allowed one run on two hits and struck out seven in six innings.

Duanel Jones had two hits in the loss.

The TinCaps begin a four-game series at Great Lakes today.

– Journal Gazette