Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Sports Business Journal: Quad Cities top minor-league market

Three Midwest League markets are ranked among the top ten regions for minor-league sports in a report released by Sports Business Journal on Monday. The Quad Cities market, which includes the Midwest League’s Quad Cities River Bandits, Clinton LumberKings and Burlington Bees, … Continue reading

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Bradley, Strahan named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Dayton Dragons RHP Wyatt Strahan respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 10-16. It’s no surprise that Bradley won for offense, … Continue reading

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TinCaps sweep River Bandits, win 10th straight home game

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 3-0 Thursday to win their fifth straight game and their 10th consecutive home game. They have won 13 of their last 15 games. The TinCaps shut out the River Bandits in back-to-back games to … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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Lugnuts shortstop traded for former Cougars infielder

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Dawel Lugo to the Arizona Diamondbacks for major-league infielder Cliff Pennington, who played for the Kane County Cougars in 2005. Lugo batted .336 with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 31 games … Continue reading

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Pearce’s record streak for innings pitched without a walk ends

Matt Pearce’s record streak for innings pitched without a walk came to an end when the Peoria Chiefs right-hander issued a base on balls in the 3rd inning of Friday’s game against the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Pearce had pitched 54.1 … Continue reading

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Ex-MWLers Sampson, Waldrop make MLB debuts for Reds

Two former Midwest League players — RHP Keyvius Sampson and OF/1B Kyle Waldrop — recently made their major-league debuts for the Cincinnati Reds. Sampson made his MLB debut Thursday, striking out two batters in a perfect inning of relief. He … Continue reading

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