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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 3:20 pm

Overstreet, Young lift TinCaps over Lake County

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EASTLAKE, Ohio – Kyle Overstreet homered and singled, scoring three runs as the TinCaps defeated the Lake County Captains 8-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

G.K. Young singled three times for Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne started the scoring with a big second inning, when it scored four runs, including a two-run double by Buddy Reed.

The TinCaps later added three runs in the third and one in the fourth to put the game away.

Fort Wayne right-hander Reggie Lawson (4-6) picked up a quality start and the win after giving up one run on five hits over six innings. Opposing starter Micah Miniard (4-12) took the loss after giving up seven runs and eight hits over 2 2/3 innings.

For the Captains, Logan Ice homered and singled.