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TinCaps Game Notes: April 29 vs. Burlington (Game 22)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (11-10) vs. Burlington Bees (8-12)

RHP Austin Smith (0-1, 3.21 ERA) vs. RHP Joe Gatto (0-3, 7.11 ERA)

Friday, April 29, 2016 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 22

ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Fort Wayne was unable to sweep the Peoria Chiefs, dropping the series finale at Parkview Field, 11-1.

REMEMBER WHEN: Burlington’s last visit to Parkview Field in 2014 was notable for a few reasons…

· April 14: Game called in 7th inning due to snow

· April 15: Parkview Field’s coldest first pitch temperature (33°)

· April 16: Parkview Field’s longest game (18 innings, 5:45)


· Batting: Austin Allen (.483) — 1st in MiLB

· On-Base Percentage: Austin Allen (.549) — 1st in MiLB

· Slugging Percentage: Austin Allen (.633)

· On-Base Plus Slugging: Austin Allen (1.183) — 3rd in MiLB

· Walks: Ty France (18) — Tied for 4th in MiLB

· Stolen Bases: Michael Gettys (11) — Tied for 6th in MiLB

· Outfield Assists: Michael Gettys (5)

LEAGUE LEADERS: The TinCaps lead the Midwest League in…

· Runs: 121 (5.8/game) — Tied for 3rd in MiLB

AROUND THE BALLPARK: Tonight is Halfway to Halloween Night. Saturday is Johnny’s Birthday Party for members of the Kids Club, as well as a Women’s Night Out Wine Tasting in the Suite Level Lounge.

THE OTHER GUYS: Burlington’s roster features the following players ranked among the Top 30 Angels prospects (…

2. RHP Joe Gatto

17. RHP Grayson Long

19. OF Brendon Sanger

20. RHP Jaime Barria

29. SS Jake Yacinich (DL)


1. SS Ruddy Giron — Returned Thursday after a week on DL (groin).

2. CF Michael Gettys — Leads the MWL in SB and outfield assists.

3. DH Ty France — Pitched a 1-2-3 9th inning on Thursday.

4. C Austin Allen — Featured in article on Thursday.

5. 3B Carlos Belen — 6 RBIs through first 5 games with Fort Wayne.

6. 1B Brad Zunica ­— 1 of 5 players in the MWL with 3+ HRs.

7. RF Jhonatan Pena — Game-tying hit with 2 outs in 9th on Tues.

8. 2B Kodie Tidwell — Walk-off single against Peoria on Tuesday.

9. LF Rod Boykin — Only TinCap with multiple hits on Thursday.

Starting Pitcher: Austin Smith — First start at Parkview Field.

Piggybacker: J.C. Cosme — Parkview Field debut.