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By the numbers: South Bend 9, TinCaps 1

South Bend (46-26) put up some gaudy numbers against Fort Wayne (44-28). The TinCaps posted some they'd like to forget.

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The TinCaps batting average against South Bend in Saturday's game. In their previous eight matchups, Fort Wayne went .175 combined against the Silver Hawks, nearly .100 below its season average .264 at the plate.

South Bend pitching has been better than average against Fort Wayne, too: The Silver Hawks have a 1.34 season ERA against the TinCaps, more than two points better than their 3.53 season average.

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Runners in scoring position for Fort Wayne throughout the game. South Bend got 14 to or past second base in the 9-1 win.

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Extra-base hits by the Silver Hawks. They had four doubles, two triples and a home run in the win. Fort Wayne's only extra-base hit was a home run by third baseman Chris Burke in the bottom of the seventh. It was Burke's first homer in a TinCaps uniform.

7,705

In attendance during the 9-1 loss. It was the third day straight with more than 7,700 fans at Parkview Field. The TinCaps had 7,911 in attendance for an 11th-inning win Friday and a franchise-record 8,643 for a 2-1 loss Thursday.

Fort Wayne has had 24,259 paid attendees during the first three games of the second half.

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