Alberth Martinez finally got the breakthrough Fort Wayne was looking for in a 7-5 win against Clinton. Until then, a speedy defense had shut down Fort Wayne.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about Alberth Martinez's grand slam, his team's record at home and reflects on the first month of the season after a 7-5 win against Clinton on April 30.
Fort Wayne dug itself an early hole thanks to an error and a slow start for pitcher Walker Weickel.
Fort Wayne (13-10) looks to avoid its first series loss at home. The Clinton LumberKings (11-11) will try to play spoiler. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The TinCaps lost their third home game of the season Monday in a 6-2 decision against Clinton. Much of the credit goes to LumberKings starter Scott DeCecco, a lefty who had Fort Wayne fooled for most of the night.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 6-2 loss to the Clinton LumberKings on April 30.
After throwing four innings of scoreless relief, Fort Wayne pitcher Matthew Shepherd talks about his team's 6-2 loss to Clinton, an uncharacteristic day offensively and what the LumberKings pitchers did well.
Fort Wayne got a run back and has been strong behind Matthew Shepherd's pitching, but the TinCaps still trail the Clinton LumberKings 5-1.
Fort Wayne gave up three unearned runs and is in a 5-0 hole against the Clinton LumberKings.
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After its second extra-innings win in three days, Fort Wayne (13-9) faces the Clinton LumberKings (10-11) in a 7:05 p.m. tilt today. Here's what the match-up looks like.
Fort Wayne moved to 13-9 on the season with an 11th-inning win against the Clinton LumberKings (10-11) Sunday. The game featured some stellar pitching, not-so-stellar hitting and plenty of small ball.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's second extra-inning win in three days, a 3-2 walkoff against the Clinton LumberKings on April 29.
Fort Wayne (13-9) took down Clinton (10-11) in extras after a game-winning double by left fielder Jeremy Baltz.
Fort Wayne and Clinton haven't brought much punch, but both are on the board. The TinCaps have a 2-1 lead entering the seventh inning.
Fort Wayne and Clinton have four hits between them and no runs to show for it early in today's match-up.
Fort Wayne (12-9) lost a series finale against Kane County on Saturday and will look to bounce back today against the Clinton LumberKings (10-10). First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Here's what you need to know.
The TinCaps' charity cost them a sweep of the Kane County Cougars on Saturday before 7,013 fans at Parkview Field.In Kane County's 5-3 victory, four of the runs scored originated with either a TinCaps error or walk.
As the saying goes, "You can't win 'em all."In the case of the TinCaps, they can't win four in a row.
Since we last talked, Kane County scored a run in the top of the fifth inning to tie the TinCaps 2-2. And now it's in the top of the eighth.
The TinCaps scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and own a 2-1 lead over Kane County through three innings Saturday at Parkbiew Field.
Fort Wayne (12-8) looks to earn its second home series sweep with a win against Kane County (7-11) today. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's extra-innings win against Kane County, which included a four-run rally in the ninth to force extras.
TinCaps shortstop Stephen Carmon talks about his game-winning hit and Fort Wayne's extra-inning victory against Kane County on Friday.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin said a day like this would come: one when his team wouldn't be able to get by without making the most of situational hitting.
A four-run ninth by Fort Wayne has sent them into extra innings against Kane County.
Fort Wayne got a run in during the bottom of the fifth to close the gap against Kane County, but the TinCaps have work to do with three innings remaining.
Fort Wayne gave up a golden opportunity in the bottom of the second and trails Kane County 2-0 after three innings.
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Fort Wayne (11-8) will take on Kane County (7-10) at 7:05 p.m. today. Here's a look ahead at the match-up.
A look back at the TinCaps' 6-4 win against Kane County on Thursday.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 6-4 win against Kane County on a cold Thursday in Fort Wayne.
Fort Wayne improved to 11-8, 8-1 at home with a 6-4 win at Parkview Field against Kane County.
After a big third inning, Fort Wayne's bats have quieted down. Kane County's have done the same.
A double and home run by Corey Adamson have helped put Fort Wayne up 6-1 early against Kane County.
Fort Wayne (10-8) will hope to better its 6-1 home record against Kane County (7-9) today. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's what you need to know.
Mallex Smith went 3 for 4 and the TinCaps defeated Bowling Green 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Fort Wayne (9-8) will try to avoid its second series sweep of the season in the final leg against Bowling Green (14-4) today. First pitch is set for 8:05 p.m. Here's what you need to know about the game.
Fort Wayne (9-7) has a quick turnaround from an 8:05 p.m. game Monday with an 11:35 a.m. start today. Bowling Green won 10-5 in the first game of the series. Here's a look at the second.
The TinCaps (9-6) take on a hot Bowling Green (12-4) team today in Kentucky. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
A look back at the TinCaps' 7-5 win, and their first series sweep, against Lansing on Sunday.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 7-5 win against Lansing, which secured Fort Wayne its first series sweep of the season and the first since July of last season.
TinCaps designated hitter Mallex Smith talks about another hot day at the plate for Fort Wayne in a 7-5 win against Lansing on April 21.
The TinCaps managed to put together some solid defense in the final three innings to shut the door on Lansing and earn a series sweep with a 7-5 win.
Some solid defense and dealing by starter Justin Hancock has the TinCaps up 2-0 against Lansing through the third inning.
Fort Wayne (8-6) takes on Lansing (4-8) in the final game of its series today. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The TinCaps moved to 8-6 on the season after an impressive offensive display against the Lansing Lugnuts (4-7).
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin talks about his club's 17-8 win against Lansing on April 20.
Fort Wayne shortstop Stephen Carmon talks about his team's offensive explosion during a 17-8 win against Lansing on April 20.
The TinCaps scored 10 runs and batted around in the seventh and eighth innings to turn a 7-5 game into a 17-8 rout of Lansing on Saturday at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (7-6) will hope for fewer flurries and more of the same on the field as they take on the Lansing Lugnuts (4-7) today. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Four-run sixth stakes them to 6-3 lead
Facing Lansing on Wizard of Oz night
Fort Wayne (6-6) will play its fourth home game of the season at 7:05 p.m. tonight. Here's a look at the TinCaps' match-up with the Lansing Lugnuts.
Fort Wayne's game in South Bend today has been postponed because of rain and will be made up May 23 in a double-header against the Silver Hawks at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (6-6) takes on South Bend (8-2) in the final of a three-game series at 7:05 p.m. today. Here's a look at the match-up.
Fort Wayne (6-6) lost its second-straight game against South Bend (8-2) in a 4-3 loss in South Bend.
The TinCaps (6-5) hope to break a four-game road losing streak today against South Bend (7-2). First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Here are the details.
Fort Wayne struggled on the mound, at the plate and in the field in a 3-2 loss to the South Bend Silver Hawks on Tuesday.
Fort Wayne (6-4) heads to South Bend for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Silver Hawks (6-2) today. Here's a look at the in-state showdown.
TinCaps pitcher Joe Ross (2-0) is the Midwest League Pitcher of the Week after allowing two hits and no runs in his first two outings of the season.
The TinCaps moved to 6-4 on the season with a win Sunday, but manager Jose Valentin thinks there is plenty of room for improvement. We address it in the postgame notebook.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin addresses the media after his team's 5-4 win Sunday.
TinCaps outfielder Brian Adams addresses the media after his team's 5-4 win Sunday.
TinCaps catcher addresses the media, and his late-game heroics in a 5-4 win Sunday.
Fort Wayne catcher Rodney Daal made a huge play at the plate defensively in the top of the eighth to save a run.He made a big play in the home half to get a run, too.
The TinCaps (5-4) take on Lake County (2-6) today after surrendering their first home loss of the season Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
TinCaps manager Jose Valentin didn't seem too distraught after his team's 9-6 loss to Lake County on Saturday at Parkview Field.
Lake County banged out 14 hits en route to a 9-6 victory over the TinCaps on Saturday at Parkview Field.
At the end of six innings at Parkview Field, the TinCaps own a 6-4 lead over Lake County.
After three innings, the TinCaps and Lake County are tied 2-2 at Parkview Field.
Even though it rained and snowed and sprinkled and drizzled much of the day, it appears as though tonight's TinCaps game with Lake County will begin at 5 p.m. as scheduled. Glimpses of sun are beginning to arrive on the field.
Max Fried didn't rely on just one pitch in picking up his first professional win Friday in a 9-1 decision over the Lake County Captains at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps stymied the Lake County Captains for the second straight game in a 9-1 win Friday in front of 2,487 fans at Parkview Field.
After a shortened game Thursday, the TinCaps will hope better weather and the same result as Fort Wayne (4-3) takes on Lake County (1-5) in the second game the series.
After a 27-minute rain delay, Fort Wayne's opening night was cut short, and the TinCaps earned their fourth win of the season.
The TinCaps have gone to a rain delay and are up 4-0 on the Lake County Captains after 5 1/2 innings.
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It's opening night at Parkview Field for the TinCaps.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps (3-2) look to break a two-game losing streak in a tilt against West Michigan (3-2) after a rainout postponed the second game of the series.
The TinCaps activated Walker Weickel from extended spring training.
The game between the TinCaps and the West Michigan Whitecaps was postponed because of rain Tuesday.
The TinCaps announced a pair of roster moves today in an effort to further groom some of their young pitching talent.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps (3-2) look to break a two-game losing streak in a tilt against West Michigan (3-2) at noon today. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps (3-1) will take on the Western Michigan Whitecaps (2-2) at noon today. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The TinCaps defeat Great Lakes 13-0.
The TinCaps (2-0) finish a road stand against Great Lakes (0-2) at 6:05 p.m. today in Midland, Mich.