It took 16 innings, but Fort Wayne got its third win of the season against Midwest League Eastern Division leader South Bend on Wednesday at Parkview Field. Here's a look back at the game through its notable stats.
Stolen bases, by TinCaps outfielder Mallex Smith. Smith stole one in the first inning of Wednesday's game to move within seven of Fort Wayne's single-season record. He is third on the single-season record list for swiped bags.
Innings, the previous season-high for Fort Wayne in a game. The TinCaps shattered that when they went 16 against South Bend on Wednesday.
The teams had played to extra frames once before this season. Fort Wayne won that June 21 tilt 3-2 in 11 innings.
Fort Wayne has played to 13 innings three times this season. One was a July 13 win against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the other a loss at home against West Michigan on June 25.
The franchise high for innings played is 18, which happened on the team's opener in 1995
Caught stealing by TinCaps catcher Miguel Del Castillo in the game. Fort Wayne hasn't had much success against opposing runners in those situations, and despite a poor day at the plate (Del Castillo went 0 for 6), there is some promise in the 21-year-old as a defense-minded prospect. He has a strong arm and pops up quickly on his attempts.
Shutout innings between both teams. Fort Wayne and South Bend scored two runs apiece in two separate innings, but the pitching staffs stayed clean otherwise until the decisive run in the bottom of the 16th.
Strikeouts by Fort Wayne pitchers in the win, a franchise record. South Bend struck out just nine batters over the 16 innings.
Hours of game time, along with two minutes, Wednesday. It featured 13 pitchers, 29 total strikeouts, 55 runners left on base, 28 hits and a whopping 119 at-bats.