Fort Wayne pushed past the Great Lakes Loons, 6-5, on Wednesday afternoon at Dow Diamond to claim the rubber match in the three-game set despite collecting just four hits.
The TinCaps’ three-game winning streak ended with a 3-1 loss to the Great Lakes Loons at Dow Diamond on Tuesday night.
The TinCaps won their third game in a row on Monday night, topping the Great Lakes Loons, 4-2, at Dow Diamond.
All nine batters in the TinCaps lineup produced at least one hit in the onslaught, as the team tallied 18 in all.
The TinCaps won their 2016 home opener at Parkview Field, 9-5, over the Lake County Captains on Saturday night. The victory also marked the team’s first win overall in three tries this season.
On another frigid night, the TinCaps again rallied late but came up short in a 3-2 loss to the Lake County Captains on Friday at Classic Park.
Fort Wayne fought off snowflakes, an early four-run deficit and a late three-run margin to tie the game in the eighth inning and again in the ninth before falling to the Lake County Captains, 8-7, in 10 innings in the season opener on a frigid night Thursday at Classic Park.
Event begins at 5:30 p.m. before TinCaps game.
The 2016 TinCaps got their first taste of Parkview Field on Monday as the team arrived at 1 p.m. for media day.
The 2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps arrived in the Summit City on Sunday evening.
The TinCaps will begin the season with nine of the Padres’ Top 30 Prospects, according to MLB.com’s rankings.
The TinCaps are one of the first teams to add protective netting after Major and a recommendation from Minor League Baseball back in December.
The first game at Parkview Field isn’t until April and fans who bought tickets in person also were treated to a free breakfast Wednesday morning.
Beginning this season, protective netting will cover Sections 103-113 at Parkview Field.
The San Diego Padres announced the Fort Wayne TinCaps’ coaching staff for the 2016 season on Thursday afternoon. Anthony Contreras, who played for the Fort Wayne Wizards in 2008, will join the club as the 18th manager in franchise history.
Hunter’s first full season in professional baseball came in 1994 with the Fort Wayne Wizards. In 91 game he hit .293 with 10 home runs, 50 RBI, and eight stolen bases.
The Midwest League of Professional Baseball Clubs is pleased to announce its 2015 Executive of the Year, Mike Nutter. He is Team President of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The TinCaps fell to West Michigan 2-1 on Thursday night in game two of their Midwest League best-of-three first round playoff series, as the Whitecaps eliminated Fort Wayne with a sweep.
Game 2 in the best-of-three series is set for 7:05 pm Thursday at Parkview Field.
TinCaps right fielder Franmil Reyes was named the Midwest League Player of the Week for the week of August 31-September 6, the league announced Tuesday.