In front of a sellout crowd of 7,389, and behind a strong performance from the pitching staff, the TinCaps beat the Kane County Cougars (Arizona Diamondbacks), 3-2, on Saturday night at Parkview Field.
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TinCaps starting pitcher Reggie Lawson was perfect through five innings and allowed two hits and two runs in 5 1/3 innings en route to a Fort Wayne 6-3 win against the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle Mariners) on Friday night at Parkview Field.
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TinCaps left fielder Jorge Oña singled three times on Thursday night, extending his on-base streak to 22 games, but Fort Wayne lost to the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle Mariners), 5-1, at Parkview Field.
In a partnership with OPS and WANE-TV, the Ash Centre will host high school football media day. More than 30 area teams will be coming in to break down the expectations for the upcoming season.
The Komets announced Wednesday that defenseman Bobby Shea has agreed to terms and will be returning to the Fort Wayne fold for 2017-18.
The TinCaps used a strong pitching performance and timely offense to shut out the Clinton LumberKings (Seattle Mariners), 3-0, in the opener of a three-game series at Parkview Field on Wednesday night.
Former Northrop football player Brian Bolinger will make his debut as an NFL referee this fall after getting called up from the college ranks.
Spartans quarterback Jiya Wright announced his commitment to play football at Northern Illinois. Last season, Wright passed for 1,275 yards, 10 touchdowns and just seven interceptions as a junior.
Warsaw dentist Steve Hollar played the role of Rade Butcher in the iconic movie “Hoosiers” that debuted in 1986 and he never imagined how it would change his life.
The Komets announced Tuesday that veteran center Justin Hodgman has agreed to terms and will be reunited with the Fort Wayne club for 2017-18.
Biggie was named All-NBA for the summer league session as he averaged 14.9 points and 10.4 rebounds in seven games for the Trail Blazers.
The TinCaps finished up a six-day road trip with a 2-1 loss in 12 innings to the Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals) on Monday afternoon at Dozer Park.
The TinCaps scored twice in the top of the ninth inning to break a tie score and beat the Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals), 5-3, on Sunday afternoon at Dozer Park.