TinCaps blanked in doubleheader

By on May 23, 2013

TinCaps Logo

News release from the TinCaps:

TinCaps Blanked in Doubleheader

(May 23, 2013) – For the first time in nearly two years, the TinCaps were swept in a doubleheader on Thursday night at Parkview Field. The South Bend Silver Hawks topped Fort Wayne 5-0 in game one and 1-0 in game two.

In the opener, the Silver Hawks touched Justin Hancock for three runs in the second inning and added two more in the fifth. The runs ended Hancock’s 15 and 2/3 scoreless innings streak. The right-hander from Defiance, Ohio, exited after 4 and 2/3 frames, having allowed five runs (three earned) on six hits and one walk.

Offensively, Fort Wayne couldn’t figure out South Bend starter Brad Allen, who threw a seven-inning complete game. The righty walked four and gave up four hits, but the TinCaps went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position. Fort Wayne left the bases loaded twice.

The Silver Hawks then scored the only run of game two in the top of the fourth inning against Zach Eflin. Rudy Flores scored Alex Glenn on the second triple of his career. Despite taking the loss, Eflin struck out a personal-best eight in five innings. Fellow right-hander Michael Kelly followed Eflin’s strong performance with two innings of relief that included five strikeouts.

Rob Coe earned the win in game two for South Bend. The 25-year old held Fort Wayne to two hits across six innings, while he fanned six. RJ Hively pitched a hit-less ninth to register his second save in as many days and Midwest League-leading 11th of the year.

The TinCaps hadn’t been swept in a doubleheader since June 14, 2011 against Dayton. With the two losses, Fort Wayne (25-20) trails South Bend (28-16) by 3 and 1/2 games for the Midwest League’s Eastern Division wild card berth.

The TinCaps and Silver Hawks conclude their four-game series at Parkview Field on Friday night at 7:05. Ruben Mejia (2-4, 2.57) is set to start for Fort Wayne against South Bend’s Jesse Darrah (3-3, 4.28). The game can be heard on The Fan 1380 and TheFanFortWayne.com, and seen on XFINITY Channel 81.

 

About Stephen Parker

Stephen Parker is the blogmaster for AroundFortWayne.com. He believes that everyone should have access to information, interviews, and videos of events that are, "Straight from the source". When not blogging, he enjoys outdoor activities in his adopted home, Fort Wayne Indiana. He moved here in late 1989 and hasn't looked back.

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Google Plus

Follow Me on Pinterest
  • A group of House Republicans criticized the Obama administration Wednesday over news that schools are cutting their employees' hours to avoid providing health insurance. Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/305073-gop-schools-cutting-workers-hours-to-avoid-obamacare-penalty

    Pinned: 13 Jun 2013
  • Mayor Bloomberg’s $12 million ad blitz to drum up Senate support for background checks on all gun purchases could backfire, Senate strategists said Monday.

    Pinned: 26 Mar 2013
  • Article about smart parking.

    Pinned: 25 Mar 2013
  • US Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R-IN 3rd): “This Budget Debate Goes Deeper than Spreadsheets and Focuses on the Longevity of the American Dream”

    Pinned: 20 Mar 2013
  • "What's a severe thunderstorm or tornado watch?" "How's it different from a warning?" "What actions should be taken when a watch is issued?" Get the answers to these frequently asked questions here!

    Pinned: 5 Mar 2013
  • “The President’s doomsday scenarios are of his own choosing,” Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., argued in response to Cutter’s email. “The sequester will cut 2.3 percent, or $85 billion, from the massive $3.55 trillion the federal government is projected to spend this year alone. To put that percentage in perspective, we borrow that much money every 28 days. If the President can’t cut that much, he’ll never cut anything.”

    Pinned: 5 Mar 2013
  • Photos and Video from the 2009 Get Green event.

    Pinned: 4 Mar 2013
  • Multimedia weather briefing concerning the winter storm to impact the area Thursday night into Friday. Created at 4:00pm Thursday 2/21/13.

    Pinned: 21 Feb 2013
  • Preliminary renderings from the City of Fort Wayne for the State Boulevard project.

    Pinned: 20 Feb 2013
  • Squad cars adding cameras, license plate readers

    Pinned: 20 Feb 2013

Instagram

Follow Me on Instagram
  • Ready for demolition. More photos - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/?p=46944

    aroundfortwayne: "Ready for demolition.

More photos - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/?p=46944"
    11
    0
  • Is it time for baseball yet?

    aroundfortwayne: "Is it time for baseball yet?"
    9
    1
  • Snow.

    aroundfortwayne: "Snow."
    7
    0
  • GE in the snow.

    aroundfortwayne: "GE in the snow."
    6
    0
  • Downtown during this afternoons snow.

    aroundfortwayne: "Downtown during this afternoons snow."
    8
    1
  • From Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Parkview Field.

    aroundfortwayne: "From Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Parkview Field."
    4
    0
  • TekVenture is having an open house next Saturday. Full details - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/blog/?p=46548

    aroundfortwayne: "TekVenture is having an open house next Saturday. Full details - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/blog/?p=46548"
    11
    1
  • Video from today's Foellinger Foundation announcent of $1,250,000 in grants to support Allen County's nonprofit infrastructure. http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/?p=46539

    aroundfortwayne: "Video from today's Foellinger Foundation announcent of $1,250,000 in grants to support Allen County's nonprofit infrastructure.

http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/?p=46539"
    3
    0
  • Yesterday, Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Board President Jane Gerardo, announced they have received a $2m grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. The grant will be used to support grantmaking in Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne's riverfront development efforts. Photos and video - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/blog/?p=46489

    aroundfortwayne: "Yesterday, Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Board President Jane Gerardo, announced they have received a $2m grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. The grant will be used to support grantmaking in Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne's riverfront development efforts.

Photos and video - http://www.aroundfortwayne.com/blog/?p=46489"
    4
    0
  • Dreary day in the Fort.

    aroundfortwayne: "Dreary day in the Fort."
    3
    0