Fort Wayne shut out Bowling Green, and three runs in the sixth inning helped the TinCaps even the series against the Hot Rods on Thursday at Parkview Field in a 3-0 win.
Starter Max Fried went six innings and gave up four hits, no runs, one walk and four strikeouts. Leonel Campos came on in relief and loaded the bases in the seventh, but was able to work out of the jam with three strikeouts.
Chris Nunn earned the hold, and Roman Madrid his seventh save of the season for the TinCaps (23-14), who moved a game back from Bowling Green (24-13) in the Midwest League Eastern Division standings.
Jeremy Baltz's two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth, along with a double by Rodney Daal, provided the Fort Wayne runs.
The TinCaps will play a rubber game against the Hot Rods on Thursday at Parkview Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.