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TinCaps Belen Plates Three in Win Over West Michigan
Thursday Jul 28, 2016 12:00am
(Fort Wayne, IN) - The TinCaps scored early and held on late to defeat the West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers), 6-4, on Wednesday night at Parkview Field to begin the seven-game homestand. Carlos Belen opened the scoring when he launched a 425-foot home run — his seventh big fly of the season — during the second inning. Later in the frame, Tyler Selesky added an RBI double that scored Alan Garcia.
The TinCaps wrapped up the victory with a scoreless ninth inning from Jose Castillo (S, 1), who recorded four strikeouts over two frames. West Michigan starter Spenser Watkins (L, 3-1) took the loss after ceding four runs in 5.2 innings.
The three-game series continues Thursday night at Parkview Field, starting at 7 p.m.