TinCaps earn 6-4 win in series opener with Lugnuts

TinCaps starting shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. reached base four times and had two extra-base hits as Fort Wayne beat the Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays), 6-4, on Friday night at Parkview Field.

Pacers introduce Oladipo, Sabonis, Collison

Rather than gamble on future draft picks and start completely start from scratch, the Pacers did the next best thing — bringing in 25-year-old guard Victor Oladipo and 21-year-old forward Domantas Sabonis.

Inmate’s escape: Phones, wire cutters, a drone and $47,000

A South Carolina inmate used wire cutters that were apparently dropped from a drone as part of an elaborate escape plan that also included cellphones smuggled into prison, guns and at least $47,000 in cash, authorities said Friday after his capture.