TinCaps Batter the Loons 18-5

August 18, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana After four and a half innings of back-and-forth baseball, the TinCaps broke open the game after the midway point, scoring 13 runs in the fifth, sixth, and seventh innings for an eventual 18-5 victory over the Great Lakes Loons. With the score tied 5-5 in the bottom of the fifth, the first three TinCaps batters loaded the bases with two walks and a single. After a visit…

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Hudson Potts Homers in 6-3 Loss & Michel Baez Shows He is Human

August 13, 2017

  Fort Wayne, Indiana On Sunday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods exposed the TinCaps’ Michel Baez as a mere mortal. Dominating in his first five starts, Baez struggled more than usual in the 6-3 loss. Baez compiled five wins and a 0.74 ERA in his first five starts, but the Hot Rods tagged him for six hits and five runs through five innings of work. Baez also struck out five,…

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Big 8th Inning Dooms TinCaps in 5-2 Loss

August 10, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana. After a four-game road trip to play the Great Lakes Loons, the TinCaps returned to Parkview Field Thursday night. Following a nine-batter eighth inning, the visiting Bowling Green Hot Rods held on for the 5-2 victory, snapping the TinCaps’ five-game winning streak. The top of the eighth started with Adrian Rondon hitting a routine grounder to Fernando Tatis Jr., but the shortstop erred on the throw, launching the…

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TinCaps Crush Whitecaps 16-3

August 4, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana On an unseasonably cool August night, the TinCaps’ bats were on fire as they defeated the first-place West Michigan Whitecaps, 16-3. Four TinCaps hit home runs, Reinaldo Ilarraza and Brad Zunica had four RBI each, and third baseman Hudson Potts was 4-5, including doubles in three consecutive at-bats. The Whitecaps took an early lead off starter Luke Bachar in the top of the second. Following a lead-off…

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Michel Baez Dominates Again, Striking Out 14 in Win

July 31, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana In a record-breaking night at Parkview Field, the Fort Wayne TinCaps held on for a 4-3 victory in front of 7,320 fans.   Michel Baez continued his domination of opposing teams, notching his 4th victory in five starts for the TinCaps.   Baez controlled the Dragons’ lineup from the beginning, needing only eight pitches to retire the side in the top of the first.   The right…

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