Fort Wayne scored five runs in the eighth inning to pull away for 6-1 win against Lansing in front of 7,830 fans Saturday at Parkview Field.
Here are the highlights.
Key at-bat: Fort Wayne had runners on first and second with no outs in the eighth. The TinCaps led 1-0. Daniel Webb got called for a balk before his first pitch to Mike Gallic. Gallic then delivered an RBI single, starting the five-run rally.
Key out: Fort Wayne left fielder Luis Domoromo threw out Oliver Dominguez at home plate to end the second inning. Dominguez tried to score on a single by Garis Pena.
Playoff race: Fort Wayne extended its lead for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Division to two games over West Michigan. The Whitecaps lost to Dayton, 2-0.
"It's fun. We're peaking at the right time. We're playing good baseball. We'll see what happens. You never know."
- Mark Hardy on the playoff push. Hardy pitched six scoreless innings to improve to 10-10