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Full Count

  • Schulz earns weekly honor
    TinCaps outfielder Nick Schulz was named the Midwest League Player of the Week on Tuesday.
  • TinCaps clinch wild card in final game
    Champagne sprayed all around the TinCaps’ clubhouse Monday afternoon as they completed their improbable turnaround by clinching the final playoff spot in the Midwest League thanks to a three-game sweep over Bowling Green.
  • TinCaps sweep doubleheader
    The TinCaps swept a doubleheader Sunday night at Bowling Green, 3-1 and 2-1 to move a half-game ahead of Great Lakes for the final Eastern Division playoff spot.

TinCaps lose at West Michigan

With the potential tying run on third base with one out in the top of the ninth inning, the TinCaps were unable to score in a 2-1 loss to West Michigan on Friday at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.

Corey Adamson remained stranded on third base after hitting a one-out triple to center field.

Fort Wayne (41-25) grabbed a 1-0 lead when Chris Burke tripled and scored on Rodney Daal’s double in the second inning.

Starter Joe Ross pitched 6 2/3 innings before being removed in the seventh.

West Michigan (31-35) took the lead in the bottom of the eighth on a two-out home run from Lance Durham.

The TinCaps and West Michigan will play at split doubleheader today. The first game is at noon, with the second at 7 p.m.