Loons lose opener to Tincaps 5-2

Jesus Valdez strikes out with the bases loaded in Thursday's loss to Ft. Wayne.

The Great Lakes Loons open up the 2013 season with a loss.

The Ft. Wayne Tincaps were able to strike early and often to cruise to a 5-2 win.

Bases were loaded in the 6th, with no outs, for the Loons, but Great Lakes were shutdown.

Game 2 of the Loons series with Ft. Wayne is Friday at 6:05pm.