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Win streak ends, some TinCaps stay hot

The TinCaps’ six-game winning streak – their longest since 2015 – came to a screeching halt when the Dayton Dragons pounded out 11 runs in the second and third in ...

June 30, 2017 11:10 pm


Notebook: Closer's role open to competition

With David Bednar gone, the TinCaps not only lost their best relief pitcher, but they don't have an obvious option to replace him as closer. Manager Anthony Contreras plans to use ...

June 30, 2017 2:20 am


Game 78: TinCaps (32-45) vs. South Bend (40-36)

The TinCaps are a win away from sweeping a four-game series, which is even more significant an opportunity than appears at face value. Fort Wayne has gone six full seasons without ...

June 29, 2017 7:00 pm


TinCaps secure 1st 4-game sweep since 2010

Fernando Tatis Jr. homered, and Hudson Potts and Reinaldo Ilarraza drove in two runs apiece as Fort Wayne prevailed 7-4 to finish off the sweep of South Bend before an announc ...

June 29, 2017 10:20 pm


TinCaps happy for Allen, Bednar promotions

When star players are promoted, which is a way of life in the minor leagues, fans often feel a level of disappointment in seeing the players they love to watch depart. Teammates, ...

June 28, 2017 1:30 am


Zunica homers twice as TinCaps win 5th straight

Brad Zunica showed Wednesday night why his pure power is something to behold. In the first inning of the TinCaps' 7-2 win over South Bend, Zunica's swing didn't get all of th ...

June 28, 2017 10:20 pm


Notebook: Thompson nearing a return

Mason Thompson hasn't pitched since June 7, but the TinCaps are optimistic he'll be back in their rotation within a week. The 19-year-old right-hander, whose turn has already been ...

June 28, 2017 11:50 pm


Game 77: TinCaps (31-45) vs. South Bend (40-35)

The TinCaps' four-game series against South Bend resumes with Adrian De Horta on the mound at Parkview Field, where he has a 3.72 ERA in two starts. The TinCaps have taken the fir ...

June 28, 2017 6:50 pm


Notebook: Kennedy absorbed Double-A wisdom

Catcher A.J. Kennedy, who made his 12th start for the TinCaps on Monday night, played for Fort Wayne last year and returned to the team this month after spending the begi ...

June 27, 2017 1:20 am


Ilarraza, Young rally TinCaps past Cubs

In a wild, back-and-forth affair that featured numerous emotional shifts and big hits, the TinCaps enjoyed the last laugh Tuesday night. Reinaldo Ilarraza's two-out, nin ...

June 27, 2017 11:10 pm


Game 76: TinCaps (30-45) vs. South Bend (40-34)

Two of the TinCaps' best players were promoted Tuesday as the San Diego Padres enacted a midseason shuffle of their farm system. Starting pitcher Logan Allen and reliever David Be ...

June 27, 2017 5:50 pm


Lawson pitches TinCaps past Cubs

Reggie Lawson pitched into the fifth inning Monday night before allowing a hit, and the TinCaps' winning ways continued. After taking three out of four games from Bowling Green to ...

June 26, 2017 10:20 pm


Game 75: TinCaps (29-45) vs. South Bend (40-33)

The TinCaps swept a doubleheader Sunday at Bowling Green and return home looking to carry over that momentum against in-state rival South Bend, an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. T ...

June 26, 2017 7:10 pm


TinCaps sweep doubleheader

The TinCaps swept a doubleheader today, defeating the Bowling Green Hot Rods 8-2 and 6-2 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Buddy Reed had a grand slam in the opener for Fort Wayne, whic ...

June 25, 2017 10:10 pm


TinCaps rained out Friday

Friday's TinCaps game at Bowling Green was postponed due to rain. The game is rescheduled as a doubleheader for Sunday. Game 1 will begin at 2:30 p.m. with Game 2 to follow 30 min ...

June 23, 2017 8:20 pm