Miller, who was drafted in the 22nd round by the Padres following his sophomore season at IPFW, will be added to the TinCaps roster by the end of the week.
Despite a strong performance from reliever Will Stillman, the TinCaps fell to the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers), 9-2, on Tuesday night at Dow Diamond.
The TinCaps catcher is hitting .309 with seven home runs and 57 RBI.
The TinCaps (21-36, 57-70) now have lost 10 road games in the ninth inning or later this season.
We talk with TinCaps hitting coach Vinny Lopez on this week’s TinCaps on the Clock.
In a battle of highly-touted teenage pitching prospects, Captains starter Triston McKenzie (W, 1-1) outdueled TinCaps righty Anderson Espinoza (L, 0-3). McKenzie fanned eight over 5.2 shutout stanzas, while Espinoza allowed six hits and four runs and didn’t make it out of the second.
Starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy struck out 10 batters across seven scoreless innings and Lou Distasio faced the minimum in the eighth and ninth as the TinCaps shut out the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians), 2-0, on Saturday night at Parkview Field.
Carlos Belen gave Fort Wayne (20-34 second half, 56-68 overall) an early lead, ripping an RBI double to score Van Gansen in the bottom of the first frame.
Despite a solid start from J.C. Cosme, the TinCaps dropped the series finale to the Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds), 4-0, on Thursday night at Fifth Third Field.
Starting pitcher Emmanuel Ramirez struck out eight batters over six innings for the TinCaps, but Fort Wayne lost to the Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds), 2-0.
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Shortstop Ruddy Giron provided something of a spark for the visitors with a pair of doubles.
Belen, a 20-year old from the Dominican Republic, hit .400 (10-for-25) over the past week with three home runs, six RBIs and a trio of multi-hit games.
TinCaps outfielder Alan Garcia joins us for TinCaps on the Clock.
Down 2-0 early, the TinCaps were quiet until they manufactured a run in the eighth. But, the would-be game-tying run was thrown out at the plate in the ninth, and Bowling Green (32-16 second half, 69-48 overall) survived to split the four-game series with the TinCaps (20-29, 56-63).
Punctuated by Tyler Selesky‘s pinch-hit walk-off RBI single, the TinCaps scored twice in the ninth inning to edge the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays), 2-1, on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at Parkview Field.
TinCaps catcher Austin Allen set a new franchise record with a hit in his 24th consecutive game, as Fort Wayne throttled the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays), 13-5, on Friday night at Parkview Field.
Allen lashed an RBI double to left-center field in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie the franchise record in a 7-2 loss by the TinCaps.
The Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays) pulled out a 4-3 walk-off win over the TinCaps in 13 innings on Tuesday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium.
A four-run bottom of the seventh inning for the Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays) did the TinCaps in on Monday night in a 7-4 loss for Fort Wayne at Cooley Law School Stadium.