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.
Pitcher Corey Kimber joins us for this week’s TinCaps on the Clock.
TinCaps catcher Austin Allen extended the longest active hitting streak in the Midwest League to 21 games on Sunday afternoon in a 1-0 loss for Fort Wayne against the Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays) at Cooley Law School Stadium.
The game featured seven errors, three balls that fielders apparently never saw in the air that resulted in hits, a couple passed balls, and a general poor quality of play.
Catcher Austin Allen provided the go-ahead hit for the TinCaps in the top of the 15th inning — a two-out single off Dillon Maples (L, 1-1) — to plate center fielder Rod Boykin from second base.
Starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy shined, as the TinCaps topped the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs), 2-1, on Thursday night at Four Winds Field.