Wednesday's TinCaps-Dayton game is tied at 1 after three innings at Parkview Field.
Dayton scored in the top of the first. Ryan Wright, a Homestead graduate, drove in a run on a ground out.
Fort Wayne strung together three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first for its run. Jace Peterson doubled, moved to third on an infield hit by Justin Miller and scored on Donavan Tate's RBI single.