Fort Wayne leads West Michigan 1-0 after six innings Monday at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps scored in the sixth inning. Travis Whitmore and Mike Gallic singled with two outs. Casey McElroy then hit a hard one-hopper to first baseman Aaron Westlake. He knocked it down, but then threw wildly while trying to get an out at first base. Whitmore came around from second to score.
Fort Wayne has eight hits. Whitmore is 3 for 3.
Fort Wayne starting pitcher Adys Portillo has allowed three hits in six innings.