After a pair of one-run wins to start the series, the TinCaps dropped their finale against the Peoria Chiefs, 11-1, on Thursday night at Parkview Field.
Making his fourth start of the season, Nix tossed four innings of two-hit ball. He struck out four batters before giving way to De Los Santos, who finished off Peoria (8-11) with five scoreless frames, tallying four punchouts and allowing just two hits.
The TinCaps overcame a 4-1 ninth-inning deficit to defeat the Peoria Chiefs, 5-4, in 10 innings on Tuesday night at Parkview Field.
TinCaps centerfielder Michael Gettys was the latest player to jump into the hot seat for this week’s TinCaps on the Clock.
For the second time in three days, the South Bend Cubs walked off on Fort Wayne with a 7-6 win in 10 innings at Four Winds Field.
Fort Wayne (9-8) brought the tying run to the plate in the top of the eighth inning, but eventually succumbed to its in-state rival.
TinCaps third baseman Ty France is living out his dream playing with the San Diego Padres organization. Working his way up through the Padres farm system is even more special to the California native because his mentor and first college manager was Mr. Padre himself, Tony Gwynn.
Fort Wayne (9-6) had been 5-0 on the season when scoring first, but that changed on this mostly dry night.
The TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts, 6-1, on Wednesday night in the rubber match of a three-game series at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Lugnuts third baseman Carl Wise hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom of the ninth to score catcher Ryan Hissey for the win as the TinCaps fell 3-2.
The TinCaps opened up a seven-game road trip with a 7-1 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on a warm Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Allen, a 22-year old drafted by the Padres in the fourth round in June out of Florida Tech, leads all of Minor League Baseball in hits (22), batting average (.647), on-base percentage (.675) and on-base plus slugging (1.528).
Although the TinCaps overcame a three-run deficit, the South Bend Cubs scored two late runs to win 5-4 Sunday afternoon at Parkview Field.
We learn more about TinCaps catcher Austin Allen on the debut of TinCaps on the Clock.
For the first time in Parkview Field’s eight-year history, the TinCaps have started the season 5-0 at home.
The TinCaps continued their home cooking of opponents this season with a 10-3 win over South Bend on Friday night at Parkview Field.
TinCaps manager Anthony Contreras was live on WANE-TV’s 6 p.m. newscast Thursday night to discuss the opening week of the season with WANE sports director Glenn Marini.T
Fort Wayne is now 3-0 at home to begin the season, and 5-3 overall.
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.