Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Midwest League pitchers perform well in Futures Game

The U.S. team won big in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, beating the World team 10-1. None of the runs were given up by the three current Midwest League pitchers who took the mound for the World team. Kane County Cougars … Continue reading

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Padres catcher Federowicz to rehab with TinCaps

San Diego Padres backup catcher Tim Federowicz is scheduled to rehab with the Fort Wayne TinCaps this week, beginning today. He underwent knee surgery in March after tearing the meniscus in his right knee during spring training. This will be … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne ‘Octane’ win on walk-off bunt

Playing as the Fort Wayne Octane for “What Could’ve Been?” Night on Friday, the TinCaps had enough gas left in the tank for a walk-off win in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Great Lakes Loons. The TinCaps … Continue reading

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Rays trade Hot Rods pitcher to Marlins

The Tampa Bay Rays traded Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Enderson Franco to the Miami Marlins for an international bonus slot valued at approximately $500,000, the team announced Friday. Franco went 5-6 with a 3.89 ERA, 47 strikeouts and eight walks … Continue reading

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Dietrich’s two homers help Nicolino win MLB debut

Marlins LHP Justin Nicolino pitched seven strong innings in his MLB debut Saturday, and teammate Derek Dietrich led the Miami offense with a pair of home runs that ensured his fellow former Midwest Leaguer got the win. Nicolino gave up … Continue reading

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Former TinCaps pitcher Wisler earns win in MLB debut

Former Fort Wayne TinCaps pitcher Matt Wisler made his major-league debut for the Atlanta Braves on Friday, and it was a memorable one. Wisler earned the win by giving up only one run on six hits in eight innings. He … Continue reading

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