Fort Wayne leads Dayton 2-1 after three innings at Parkview Field.
Rymer Liriano singled to center in the bottom of the third inning to extend his hitting streak to 17 games. He then scored the go-ahead run when Luis Domoromo doubled to left.
Mykal Stokes scored Fort Wayne's first run on an infield hit by Chris Bisson in the second inning.
Dayton scored its run in the third inning.