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The Journal Gazette

Monday, August 20, 2018 3:40 pm

TinCaps lose to Lansing



LANSING, Mich. – Chavez Young homered and doubled, scoring two runs as the Lansing Lugnuts beat the TinCaps 5-4 on Monday.

Bryan Lizardo doubled and singled for Lansing.

Dany Jimenez struck Nick Feight out with a runner on third to end the game for his 12th save of the season.

Fort Wayne (59-65, 27-28 second half) took a 4-1 lead in the second after Aldemar Burgos hit a two-run home run.

Following the big inning, the Lugnuts (75-52, 32-25) cut into the deficit in the third inning when Samad Taylor and Young hit back-to-back home runs.

The Lugnuts later tacked on a run in both the fourth and fifth innings. In the fourth, Jesus Navarro hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Andres Sotillo, while Brandon Grudzielanek hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Young in the fifth.

Starter Maximo Castillo (10-5) got the win while Evan Miller (4-5) took the loss in relief.

Lansing improved to 12-6 against Fort Wayne this season.