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The Journal Gazette

Monday, May 28, 2018 4:40 pm

TinCaps shut out Lansing

ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

LANSING, Mich. – Luis Patino, Jordan Guerrero and Ben Sheckler combined for a shutout as the TinCaps topped the Lansing Lugnuts 3-0 on Monday.

Patino (2-1) picked up the win after he struck out four and walked one while allowing three hits over five scoreless innings. Matthew Gunter (0-1) went five innings, giving up two runs and three hits. He also struck out two and walked two. Sheckler pitched two scoreless innings for his second save of the season.

In the third inning, Fort Wayne went up 2-0 early after Jeisson Rosario hit an RBI double and then scored on an error. The TinCaps scored again in the sixth inning when Gabriel Arias hit an RBI double, scoring Luis Almanzar.

Esteury Ruiz doubled and singled, also stealing two bases in the win.

Lansing was shut out for the third time this season, while the Fort Wayne staff recorded its second shutout of the year.