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TinCaps Game Notes: July 5 vs. Dayton (Game 79)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (6-4, 38-40) vs. Dayton Dragons (5-5, 44-36)

RHP Dinelson Lamet (2-4, 3.98) vs. RHP Mark Armstrong (3-2, 2.92)

Sunday, July 5, 2015 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 3:05 p.m. — Game 79

ABOUT LAST GAME: A night after shutting Dayton out on the road, 1-0, the TinCaps were held scoreless by the Dragons, 6-0, in Fort Wayne. The visitors ended a 17-inning scoreless drought with two runs in the top of the first and later added one in the third, another in the fifth, and two in the sixth.

RECORD-SETTING CROWD: Saturday’s crowd of 9,193 set a new single-game attendance record at Parkview Field. Here’s a look at the largest crowds at Parkview Field since the ballpark opened in 2009…

1. 9,193 — July 4, 2015 vs. Dayton

2. 9,182 — July 4, 2014 vs. West Michigan

3. 9,015 — June 26, 2014 vs. Dayton

4. 8,780 — July 4, 2013 vs. South Bend

5. 8,658 — July 24, 2014 vs. Beloit

HOT AT HOME: Despite Saturday’s loss, the TinCaps are still 15-6 at Parkview Field since May 26, having won six consecutive series here.

PITCHING WINS: The TinCaps lost Saturday, but nevertheless, the team is 10-4 over their last 14 games. In that time, they’ve allowed more than three runs in a game only twice. In 128 2/3 innings of work since June 18, Fort Wayne has yielded just 25 earned runs. That equates to a 1.75 ERA.

TIME FOR SOME RUNS: While Fort Wayne’s pitching has been on point of late, the team’s offense has left something to be desired. The TinCaps have averaged only 2.7 runs per game through the first 10 games of the second half. In the season’s first half, Fort Wayne averaged 4.3 runs per contest.

GETT-ING HOT: Center fielder Michael Gettys was 2-for-4 Saturday with a double. Gettys has hit a double in four consecutive games going back to Tuesday. The 19-year-old has 21 doubles on the year, which ranks fourth in the MWL. Nick Torres has a league-leading 27.


1. #1 Michael Gettys CF — Has the 2nd most OF assists in MWL (11).

2. #22 Franchy Cordero LF* — Went 3-for-3 vs. Armstrong on May 6.

3. #10 Nick Torres RF — Ranks 2nd in MWL in batting (.331).

4. #16 Trae Santos 1B* — Tied for the 10th most BB in the MWL (37).

5. #34 Franmil Reyes DH — Drew 2 BB Sat. 3rd multi-BB game in last month.

6. #25 Luis Tejada 3B — Before this year, had played 349 games – none at 3B.

7. #21 Jose Ruiz C — Drove in the only run of the game in Friday’s 1-0 win.

8. #3 Mitch Morales SS* — First start at shortstop in the Midwest League.

9. #9 Felipe Blanco 2B — Hitting .246 in day games (.197 at night).

* Left-Handed Batter