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Full Count

  • Hebner gets crack at stopping skid
    Cody Hebner will make his second start for the TinCaps at Parkview Field today.
  • TinCaps' losing streak reaches 12
    The TinCaps lost their 12th consecutive game as the Great Lakes Loons used a five-run third inning to coast to a 8-1 victory Thursday in Midland, Michigan.
  • TinCaps lose 11th straight
    The TinCaps set the franchise record for futility, and did it in with whimper, in a 3-0 loss to the Great Lakes Loons in Midland, Michigan, on Wednesday.
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Keys to the game

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.

Quotable

"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

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