TinCaps starter Joe Ross picked up his first win since April 25, and Fort Wayne pitched a shutout in a 1-0 victory against Beloit on Sunday at Pohlman Field in Beloit, Wis.
The TinCaps failed to capitalize on the momentum of their 13th-inning win Friday against Wisconsin, falling to the Beloit Snappers 7-1 Saturday at Pohlman Field in Beloit,Wis.
Luis Domoromo was walked with the bases loaded in the top of the 13th inning. Rodney Daal added the insurance run, off of Tyler Stubblefield's groundout, and the TinCaps won 8-6 over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Friday night.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's comeback win against Great Lakes, which gave the TinCaps their first series victory in the second half of the season.
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San Diego Padres 2013 draft selection Trevor Gott expected to spend his summer in Eugene, Ore., with the organization's short-season team.He was there just four games – and headed up, not down.
Fort Wayne put up two runs in the bottom of the fifth to inch closer to Great Lakes, which leads 5-4 after six innings.
Fort Wayne and Great Lakes have worked slowly on a muggy evening at Parkview Field. The Loons lead the TinCaps 2-1 after three innings.
Fort Wayne (48-38) takes on Great Lakes (40-48) in a 7:05 p.m. matchup today at Parkview Field. Here's a look ahead at the rubber game.
TinCaps starter Joe Ross has two poor outings on his resume for the second half of the season: a 13-hit, six-run start against Lake County on July 1 and Sunday's six-hit, four-run outing that went just 3 1/3 innings.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about a blown call that could have cost his team a game against Great Lakes on Sunday at Parkview Field. Valentin also discusses starter Joe Ross' recent struggles and his team's approach at the plate against the Loons.
Great Lakes built off its 2-0 lead and forced an early exit from TinCaps starter Joe Ross. The Loons lead Fort Wayne 6-1 after six innings.
Fort Wayne should have a 3-2 lead heading into the fourth inning. Instead, Great Lakes leads 2-0, and TinCaps manager Jose Valentin -- and his squad -- are visibly frustrated.
Fort Wayne (48-37) looks for its first three-game winning streak of the second half in a matchup against Great Lakes (39-48) today. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Fort Wayne (48-37) and Great Lakes (39-48) have had very different second halves. But the story between the two remained the same Saturday, as the TinCaps took down the Loons for the seventh time in eight tries.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 7-4 win against Great Lakes on Saturday at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps found no luck at the plate throughout most of the second half of their season.But in a 7-4 win against Great Lakes on Saturday at Parkview Field, Fort Wayne had luck to spare.
Great Lakes pushed back with a two-run fourth to tie the game, and both teams added another run to make it 3-3 with three innings to go.
A pair of errors helped Fort Wayne get ahead of Great Lakes, and solid pitching from starter Bryan Rodriguez has kept the TinCaps there.
Fort Wayne (47-37) looks to build off an offensive onslaught Friday in a 7:05 p.m. game against Great Lakes (39-47) today at Parkview Field. Here's a look ahead at the game.
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TinCaps manager Jose Valentin kept his hitters away from early batting practice Friday.They responded with 20 hits and 16 runs.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 16-10 win against South Bend on Friday at Parkview Field. It was the TinCaps' best offensive game of the second half of the season.
Fort Wayne's bats came alive – and kept it afloat – in a 16-10 win against South Bend on Friday at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne and South Bend have rolled up 26 hits through six innings. The TinCaps have the better of it, with a 14-5 lead heading into the final three innings.
Fort Wayne has found its rhythm offensively, and the TinCaps lead South Bend 6-1 after three innings at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (46-37) looks to avoid a six-game losing streak in a 7:05 p.m. tilt against South Bend (54-30) today. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 6-0 loss to South Bend. The TinCaps are 1-11 on the season against the Silver Hawks and have started the second half of the year 3-11.
Fort Wayne has been quiet offensively, and the TinCaps' 2-0 deficit against South Bend seems much larger than that with three innings left at Parkview Field.
What looks like the best crowd of the year for Fort Wayne watched an early home run turn into a 1-0 South Bend lead after three innings at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (46-36) looks to get its second win this season against South Bend (53-30) today at Parkview Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The Tincaps are getting some major-league help from San Diego.Padres infielder Everth Cabrera joined the TinCaps on a major league injury rehabilitation assignment. Cabrera will be with Fort Wayne during the team's two-day stay in South Bend.
Fort Wayne starter Joe Ross gave up 13 hits and six earned runs as the TinCaps lost to Lake County 6-3 on Monday at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio.
The Journal Gazette takes a look at how players promoted out of Fort Wayne have fared with their new clubs.
Fort Wayne suffered its first shutout of the second half in a 1-0 loss to Lake County on Sunday at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio.
A barrage of hits and solid start from TinCaps pitcher Max Fried propelled Fort Wayne to a 5-0 win against Lake County on Saturday at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio.
Fort Wayne's game against Lansing today in Lansing, Mich., was postponed because of rain.
The TinCaps broke their five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win at Lansing on Thursday.
I didn't get much into the numbers of today's game in our game story, so I wanted to hit on some of those here.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 7-5 loss, its fourth straight, and how the TinCaps plan to bounce back from their losing skid.
A three-run home run by West Michigan third baseman Jason King proved the difference in a 7-5 loss for Fort Wayne on Tuesday at Parkview Field.
Back and forth they go again at Parkview Field.
A day after its longest game of the season, Fort Wayne seems to be awake early in its game against West Michigan.
Fort Wayne (44-30) looks to bounce back from a loss in the 13th inning Monday against West Michigan (36-39). First pitch is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 9-6 loss in 13 innings to West Michigan on Monday at Parkview Field. It was the team's longest game this season and its third-straight loss.
West Michigan (36-39) scored three runs in the top of the 13th to beat Fort Wayne (44-30) on Monday at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (44-29) looks to avoid a three-game losing streak with a win against West Michigan (35-39) today. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's 12-6 loss to West Michigan and a 1-3 start to the second half of the Midwest League regular season slate.
Fort Wayne went 18-4 to finish the first half of its season and finish second in the Midwest League Eastern Division. The second half has brought the TinCaps back to reality.
A Fort Wayne skid in the third inning continued into its next three, and the TinCaps trail West Michigan 9-3 with three innings left at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne should have been out of the third inning with a 3-0 lead against West Michigan. Instead, the game is tied as they head to the fourth inning at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne (44-28) takes on West Michigan (34-39) in its second home series of the second half today. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
South Bend (46-26) put up some gaudy numbers against Fort Wayne (44-28). The TinCaps posted some they'd like to forget.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about a 9-1 loss to South Bend on Saturday at Parkview Field. The TinCaps dropped to 1-8 against the Silver Hawk this year.
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A day after their first win against South Bend this year, the TinCaps sunk to 1-8 against the Silver Hawks in a 9-1 loss Saturday at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne starter Max Fried has struggled with his command, and his mistakes have proven costly for the TinCaps. South Bend leads 3-0 after three innings.
Fort Wayne (44-27) faces South Bend (45-26) in the rubber game of a three-game series today. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin talks about his team's performance in a 3-2 win against South Bend on Friday at Parkview Field. The game went to 11 innings, and the TinCaps improved to 6-0 in extras and beat the Silver Hawks for the first time this season.
Fort Wayne reliever Matthew Shepherd talks about the bullpen's six shutout innings in a 3-2 win Friday against South Bend. The 11th-inning walkoff was the TinCaps' first win over the Silver Hawks this year.
TinCaps starting pitcher Zach Eflin talks about a 91-pitch day, his consistent success for Fort Wayne and how it felt to beat South Bend, which was 7-0 against the TinCaps before their 3-2 victory Friday.
TinCaps shortstop Tyler Stubblefield welcomed himself back to Fort Wayne with a home run in the second inning Friday.
A game-winning double by Diego Goris in the bottom of the 11th gave Fort Wayne a 3-2 win over South Bend on Friday at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps and Silver Hawks have kept it close in most of their games. That isn't changing tonight.
The TinCaps and Silver Hawks are tied at 2 entering the final three innings today at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne shortstop Tyler Stubblefield and South Bend designated hitter Rudy Flores traded home runs in the second inning, and the TinCaps lead the Silver Hawks 2-1 at the end of the third.
Fort Wayne (43-27) will try to break a seven-game losing streak against South Bend (45-25) today. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
The TinCaps started the second half of the season just like they ended the first half – with a sluggish offense and chasing the South Bend Silver Hawks.
South Bend leads the TinCaps 2-1 after six innings Thursday at Parkview Field.
Fort Wayne's roster added some names and saw some advance in the San Diego Padres system on the first day of the second half of the season.
The pitching matchup for tonight's game will pit the TinCaps' Adys Portillo against South Bend's Blake Perry, who are both right-handers.
TinCaps catcher Dane Phillips talks about his experience at the Midwest League All-Star Game on June 18 in Dayton, Ohio. Phillips was one of 18 position players selected to represent the Eastern Division. The East beat the West 6-5.
DAYTON, Ohio – The Midwest League Eastern Division broke a tie game in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Western Division 6-5 in the Midwest League All-Star game Tuesday at Fifth Third Field.
We've got more to come, but we had quite a bit of content in the paper leading up to the Midwest League All-Star game at 7 p.m. today in Dayton, Ohio.
Fort Wayne put up eight runs in the first four innings to cruise past West Michigan 10-5 in its final game of the first half Sunday at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.