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TinCaps trail after six innings

West Michigan leads Fort Wayne 1-0 after six innings Wednesday at Parkview Field.

The TinCaps have just two hits. Both came in the fifth inning. Duanel Jones singled with one out. He moved to third when Kyle Gaedele singled with two outs. B.J. Guinn grounded out to end the inning.

Fort Wayne starter James Needy has given up three hits. The only run he allowed is unearned.