A late-game scoring spree propelled the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) to a 7-2 victory over Fort Wayne at Parkview Field on Tuesday night.
Fort Wayne falls 5-3 in series opener to South Bend Cubs.
The TinCaps pushed across a late run on Sunday afternoon at Parkview Field to secure a 3-2 victory and split the four-game season-opening set against the Bowling Green Hot Rods.
Fort Wayne rallied to send the game to extra innings but fell in the end to Bowling Green in their home opener in 11 innings, 5-4.
The TinCaps split their two-game road trip after a 6-4 loss to the Hot Rods on Friday evening. Fort Wayne designated hitter Brad Zunica hit the first home run of the season for the TinCaps in the loss.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps opened the 2017 season with a 4-1 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Thursday evening.
Last year Zunica led the TinCaps in home runs with 14 and was second with 61 RBI – all that while playing just 110 games.
Former Fort Wayne players like Torii Hunter pave the way for new talent to follow to the major leagues from the TinCaps.
The Tin Caps arrived in Fort Wayne Sunday afternoon to prepare for the upcoming baseball season.
The open house includes free ballpark tours, 50 percent off food, and a Shindigz Fun Zone for kids.
The team is auctioning off jerseys worn by players, including current big leaguers like Trea Turner, Hunter Renfroe, Joe Ross, Zach Eflin and Mallex Smith.
The Padres have assigned Anthony Contreras to return to the TinCaps for his second season as the club’s manager and Burt Hooton is back for his fifth year as the team’s pitching coach. Four newcomers will join them in the dugout.
The San Diego Padres have traded Ossian native Josh VanMeter to the Cincinnati Reds as the player to be named later in a Rule 5 trade for catcher Luis Torrens.
More than 413,000 fans visited Parkview Field for TinCaps games in 2016, and Parkview Field hosted some 150,000 guests for more than 700 non-TinCaps events.
TinCaps manager Anthony Contreras joins us for our final TinCaps on the Clock this season.
The TinCaps dropped their 2016 home finale, 5-4, in 10 innings to the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers) in front of a sellout crowd on Friday night.
The TinCaps allowed two runs in both the ninth and 10th innings, but they conjured up some Parkview Field magic to stun the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers), 5-4, on Thursday night.
The two-year extension stretches the affiliation to 20 years, which will be the longest-lasting Minor League Baseball affiliation in San Diego’s history. Within the 16-team Midwest League, only the West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers) have a longer partnership with their MLB club.
Growing up in Fort Wayne Zach McKinstry had been to Parkview Field many times – but never as a professional baseball player.
Cal Quantrill, San Diego’s first round pick in June, and Anderson Espinoza, San Diego’s top-ranked prospect, both pitched for the TinCaps in a 6-4 TinCaps win over the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers).