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Keel excited to head home to California

Jerry Keel, dressed in street clothes and in a hurry to find his backpack and say goodbye to his teammates on the TinCaps, still found a moment to pause and soak in the moment. The ...

July 31, 2016 3:56 pm


TinCaps tie season-best with 5th straight win

With the winning run at third base and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, the TinCaps had more magic brewing. A simple ground ball off the bat of Tyler Selesky, bobbled b ...

July 31, 2016 2:07 pm


Game 105: TinCaps (49-55) vs. Lansing (54-50)

As the TinCaps open a four-game series against Lansing, Emmanuel Ramirez will be on the mound at Parkview Field. Fort Wayne had originally listed Jake Nix as the scheduled pitcher ...

July 30, 2016 3:20 pm


Ramirez could help ease TinCaps' loss of Paddack

Emmanuel Ramirez pitched well in the TinCaps' 4-3 win over Lansing on Saturday night in a 15-inning game. Good thing he did, because Fort Wayne may be counting on Ramirez the rest ...

July 30, 2016 10:00 pm


TinCaps crack Lugnuts in 15-inning marathon

There was shaving cream or whipped cream or another assorted substance all over the TinCaps’ faces and jerseys. One of the euphoric players – surely exhausted emotiona ...

July 30, 2016 9:53 pm


Game 106: TinCaps (50-55) vs. Lansing (54-51)

Anderson Espinoza, the top-ranked prospect in the San Diego Padres' farm system, makes his home debut today as the TinCaps take on Lansing at Parkview Field. On Saturday night, For ...

July 31, 2016 4:42 am


Game 104: TinCaps (48-55) vs. West Michigan (53-44)

To celebrate the state's 200th birthday, the TinCaps are wearing special jerseys tonight modeled after Indiana's state flag. Bidding on the game-worn jerseys is open at TinCap ...

July 29, 2016 3:52 pm


Allen's walk gives TinCaps sweep of Whitecaps

Austin Allen stepped to the plate with the bases loaded, and all he needed was just a little patience. The slugger drew a walk that gave the TinCaps an 8-7 win over West Michigan ...

July 29, 2016 10:20 pm


Allen's walk gives TinCaps sweep of Whitecaps

Austin Allen stepped to the plate with the bases loaded, and all he needed was just a little patience.

July 30, 2016 9:31 am


Game 103: TinCaps (47-55) vs. West Michigan (53-43)

The TinCaps, coming out of a 1-10 stretch, got off the snide Wednesday in a 6-4 win over West Michigan. The goal is to build off of that performance tonight in the second ...

July 28, 2016 3:43 pm


Misplayed bunt sends TinCaps past Whitecaps

There are times in baseball when it's better to be lucky than good. In the eighth inning Thursday night, the TinCaps plated the winning run on an error by West Michigan first base ...

July 28, 2016 7:18 pm


Notebook: Giron, Smith drop in prospect ranking

TinCaps shortstop Ruddy Giron has dropped down to No. 22 in MLB.com's new rankings of the San Diego Padres' prospects, while Fort Wayne starting pitcher Austin Smith  ...

July 28, 2016 8:47 pm


Notebook: Padres to play it safe with Paddack

Like with any player in their farm system that suffers an injury, the San Diego Padres are going to make sure Chris Paddack has no health concerns before he returns to action. The ...

July 27, 2016 8:55 pm


Game 102: TinCaps (46-55) vs. West Michigan (53-42)

The TinCaps, opening a seven-game homestand, have Austin Smith on the mound tonight against West Michigan. His last turn was skipped to provide rest, so Smith is pitching for the f ...

July 27, 2016 3:25 pm


Belen powers TinCaps over Whitecaps

Carlos Belen, when he's on top of his game, can be a serious threat in the middle of the TinCaps' batting order. The 20-year-old slugger went 2 for 3 with a solo home run, an RBI ...

July 27, 2016 7:11 pm