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Captains falter late, drop 8-7 decision to TinCaps

Apr. 14—Host Fort Wayne scored four runs in the seventh inning and two in the eighth to surge past the Captains, 8-7, on April 14.

After winning four in a row, Lake County (4-4) has dropped its last three. The TinCaps won the series, 3-2.

Devin Ortiz's two-run single off Lake County reliever Zane Morehouse in the eighth was the difference-maker for Fort Wayne. The Captains went 1-2-3 in the ninth to end it.

Catcher Cooper Ingle had three hits, including two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI for the Captains. C.J. Kayfus had two hits, one run and an RBI.

After an off day, the Captains return to Classic Auto Group Park on April 16 for the first of six games against Lansing.