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Keys to the game

Burlington got to Fort Wayne starting pitcher Adys Portillo early and defeated the TinCaps 10-1 in front of 5,027 fans Friday at Parkview Field.

The Bees' first two batters reached and later scored. Portillo gave up four runs in four innings. He had given up two runs in his first 20 1/3 innings this season.

Here are the highlights.

Key hit: Dusty Robinson hit a two-run home run off of Portillo in the third inning to stretch the Bees' lead to 4-1.

Coming back: Austin Hedges went 2 for 4 in his second game back from a short stint on the disabled list. The catcher has a .314 batting average.

Rare performance: Portillo's ERA went from 0.89 to 2.22 this season.

More miscues: The TinCaps matched a season high with four errors.

Quotable:

"When you're not scoring any runs, you've got to make the plays. You've got to make the plays."

- TinCaps manager Jose Valentin

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