Loons beat Silverhawks 4-2

MIDLAND – It would be an understatement to say they have the Silverhawks number. The Great Lakes Loons are 6-0 against South Bend thanks to a 4-2 victory Friday night at Dow Diamond. Loons pitcher Will Savage earned his first win by striking out eight batters in six innings of work. Steve Smith earned his second save of the year by striking out two in a scoreless ninth. Blake Smith and Brian Cavazos-Galvez each went 2-3 at the plate. Smith also had a double, a run and an RBI. The Loons improved to 6-3 and travel to West Michigan for a Saturday Night contest with West Michigan. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35.