Fans can meet the TinCaps Wednesday


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  TinCaps fans will have their first opportunity to meet and get autographs from the 2014 Fort Wayne TinCaps on Wednesday, April 2, starting at 5:00 p.m.

The team will hold a workout at the ballpark, with an autograph session to follow at approximately 7:00 p.m. on the concourse behind home plate. Admission to the event is free and all concessions will be half price.

This year’s Opening Day roster features Norwell High School graduate Josh VanMeter, the first local position player in TinCaps history. Ten players from last year’s playoff squad are returning to take the field for new manager Michael Collins, a former Padres farmhand.

The TinCaps’ home opener is April 3, at 7:05 p.m. against the Great Lakes Loons. Opening Night features post-game fireworks and is a Thirsty Thursday with $1.00 beer specials. Tickets are available by visiting the ticket office at Parkview Field, calling 260-482-6400 or by going to


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