In a 13-inning battle, the Fort Wayne TinCaps fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps, 3-2, on Monday night at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps used three home runs to build an 11-0 lead in an eventual 12-7 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods.
The TinCaps tallied a season-high 10 hits, yet lost to the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays), 6-1, at Bowling Green Ballpark.
The TinCaps (2-6) drew five walks on the night, but didn’t collect their first hit until the eighth when center fielder Jack Suwinski laced a two-out single to center in the 3-0 loss.
The South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs) scored three eighth-inning runs and held off the TinCaps to win 4-2 at Parkview Field on Wednesday.
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.