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TinCaps drop series opener at Burlington

BURLINGTON, Iowa (WPTA21) – The TinCaps lost the opener of their three-game series against the Burlington 4-1, on Wednesday night. 

The Caps scored first in the fourth inning, loading the bases on a single by Grant Little andf with Blake Hunt and Dwanya Williams-Sutton being hit by pitches. Justin Lopez singled to left field to score Little, but on the play Hunt was thrown out at home.

Burlington tied the game in their half of the fourth with a sac fly by Francisco Del Valle. In the fifth, a Justin Jones solo homer put Burlington ahead. The Bees added a pair of unearned runs in the sixth as Del Valle brought in two after a couple of errors put runners on base.  

Ryan Weathers started for the TinCaps and went five innings, scattering five hits and three walks, plus a hit batter. He picked two runners off of first base and also induced three double plays

Dean Pantazi

Dean Pantazi has been with WPTA for 45 years and currently serves as the Weekend Sports Anchor for ABC21.

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