Fort Wayne leads West Michigan 4-1 after three innings Thursday at Parkview Field.
West Michigan scored in the second inning.
Fort Wayne responded with two in the bottom of the second. Tyler Stubblefield knocked in two runs with a two-out double.
Austin Hedges had a two-out single in the third inning to extend the lead to 3-1. Duanel Jones followed with his second single of the game to drive in Travis Whitmore to make it 4-1.
West Michigan has eight hits.