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.
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.