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TinCaps outlast Hot Rods

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – The TinCaps won a wild one on Tuesday afternoon, pounding out 14 hits in an 8-7 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

After three scoreless innings to start, the game opened up in the fourth. First, the Hot Rods  scored three runs in the top half on three extra-base hits.

The TinCaps roared back to take the lead in the bottom half of the fourth, scoring five runs with two hits with the bases loaded. First, Juan Fernandez grounded a single into left field to score Blake Hunt and Justin Lopez..Tucupita Marcano then cleared the bases with a three-run, line-drive double that slammed off the top of the right-center field wall.

The TinCaps built an 8-4 lead and held on late for the win.

Dean Pantazi

Dean Pantazi has been with WPTA for 45 years and currently serves as the Weekend Sports Anchor for ABC21.

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