Baseball returned to Fort Wayne on Sunday. And fans returned to Parkview Field in big numbers. A sell-out crowd of 7,090 came out to see the first TinCaps game of the season, a 4-3 loss in 10 innings to the Lansing Lugnuts.
The defending D-Leageue Champions, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, eliminated the Maine Red Claws from the playoffs in 121-111 win on Saturday.
Due to a deep frost that is still thawing and creating excessive amounts of moisture beneath the playing surface at Dow Diamond, today’s series finale scheduled between the Great Lakes Loons and Fort Wayne TinCaps has been postponed.
Spencer spent his first eight seasons in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys, racking up 33 sacks in 104 games since being drafted in the round by the Cowboys in 2007.
The Mad Ants are just one win away from advancing to the NBADL Eastern Conference Finals after winning the opener in their first round best-of-three playoff series against Maine on Tuesday night.
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is apologizing for making a “bad choice” and promised to work toward a full recovery after being stabbed outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday.
The game will be made up Friday, April 10, as a part of a doubleheader beginning at 5:05 p.m.
The TinCaps open this year’s Midwest League slate at the Great Lakes Loons tomorrow and WANE-TV will be in Midland, Michigan for the first pitch of the 2015 season.
Whittington has played in 20 games for the Pacers this season with averages of 2.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.
The Maine Red Claws had a chance to win their first ever playoff game, but Romero Osby’s shot was blocked at the buzzer – Fort Wayne escaped with a 104-103 overtime victory to take Game 1 of the NBA Development League Playoffs.
The Mad Ants will host the Maine Red Claws on Tuesday, April 7th with a 7:00 pm tip off for Game 1 of Round 1 of the NBA D-League Playoffs at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum. This game will be broadcasted live on ESPNU.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps had their first day of practice on Monday at Parkview Field.