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TinCaps toasted by Kernels for second straight day

The TinCaps (9-15 second half, 45-49 overall) trailed 7-3 at the seventh-inning stretch but scored single runs in the seventh and eighth to get within two. Down 8-5 in the ninth, the TinCaps plated a run and put runners at first and second, but the Kernels (14-10, 50-43) shut the door and have won the first two meetings of the three-game set.

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AHL’s Rampage signs former Komet Alex Belzile

Belzile, 24, split time between San Antonio and the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL) last season, recording six goals and four assists in 25 games with the Rampage and 10 goals and 21 helpers in 29 contests with the Komets.

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Beachem is back and ready to lead Irish as senior

After testing the NBA waters V.J. Beachem says he’s happy to be back for his senior season at Notre Dame and is looking forward to taking on a bigger role as a leader for the Irish.

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TinCaps bested by River Bandits 4-2

Brad Zunica and Carlos Belen each drove in a run, but the TinCaps came up short against the Quad Cities River Bandits, 4-2, on Thursday night at Parkview Field before a crowd of 8,735 – the sixth-largest in ballpark history.

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Komets re-sign forward Garrett Thompson

The left wing skated 34 games with the Komets scoring 11 goals and 30 points before he received a call-up to the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage where he amassed six goals and 13 points in 32 games.