Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s 72-game on-base streak sets new MiLB record

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez hit an infield single in his second at-bat Sunday to set a new minor-league record for consecutive games on base (72). The old record of 71 was set by Kevin Millar in 1997 … Continue reading

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Velazquez ties MiLB record; TinCaps snap losing streak

It took him until his last at-bat, but South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez extended his on-base streak to 71 consecutive games Saturday, tying the minor-league record set by Kevin Millar in 1997 and matched by Kevin Youkilis in … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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South Bend’s Blayne Weller no-hits Dayton

In terms of audience reach, South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller couldn’t have picked a much bigger minor-league stage on which to throw the game of his life. Weller no-hit the Dayton Dragons in a game televised nationally Thursday on … Continue reading

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South Bend, Fort Wayne streaks reach 10 games

Indiana’s two Midwest League teams are heading in different directions these days, as the South Bend Silver Hawks won their 10th consecutive game and the Fort Wayne TinCaps lost their 10th straight game Tuesday. The Silver Hawks beat the Dragons … Continue reading

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TinCaps set new Parkview Field attendance record

A combination of Social Media Night, Thirsty Thursday, postgame fireworks and Jake the Diamond Dog helped draw a record 9,015 fans to Parkview Field to see Thursday night’s game between the Fort Wayne TinCaps and the visiting Dayton Dragons. Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Phillips leads River Bandits to 6-2 win over Kernels

CF Brett Phillips had four hits and a stolen base to lead the Quad Cities River Bandits to a 6-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Tuesday. The River Bandits scored two runs in the top of the 1st inning … Continue reading

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Bauers, Loconsole named MWL players of the week

Fort Wayne TinCaps 1B Jake Bauers and Burlington Bees RHP Brian Loconsole were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 2-8. In six games during that period, Bauers batted .455 … Continue reading

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