So I’ve Got That Going For Me, Which Is Nice…

"Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort?"

“Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort?”

Despite a 9-6 loss on Saturday night at the hands of the Lake County Captains–one in which the TinCaps held leads of 2-0, 4-2, and 6-4–there are plenty of numbers that the TinCaps will enjoy seeing as they head into their 10th game of the season this afternoon at 3:05 at Parkview Field:

57 – The number of runs scored by Fort Wayne, the most in the Midwest League

11 – The number of stolen bases for the TinCaps in as many tries. They are the only team that has not had a baserunner caught stealing.

10- The league-leading number of walks drawn by infielder Maxx Tissenbaum. His .488 on-base percentage leads the team.

And one they will not enjoy quite as much:

56 – The highest game-time temperature in their first nine games of the season.

But, hey, warmer weather has to be around the corner, right?

PODCAST

After the game last night, Jose Valentin explains, momma said there’d be days like this:

and Brian Adams, who hit a two-run homer, talks about his performance:

JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

Tomorrow Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, celebrating the day in 1947 when Robinson made his MLB debut with the Brookyln Dodgers. Here’s a short anecdote about Robinson, and how he handled the adversity he faced:

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/sportingscene/2013/04/jackie-robinson-again.html

ROUGH NIGHT

One ball boy in Kansas City would probably like a re-do of this grab he made at a foul ball last night. 

RoyalsBallBoyInterferesWithRajaiDavis

Fortunately for the ball boy, his “play” did not have any impact on the outcome of the game, as the Blue Jays won, 8-4. Maybe the ball boy can help console Steve Bartman.

MUSICAL GUEST

Boston…take it away!

dancin’ in the streets of Hyannis…

Thanks for reading. Remember, tomorrow is an off day for the team, so the my voice on the blog will rest tomorrow, too. However, John Nolan will bring you some Fort Wayne baseball history tomorrow. Stay tuned.

If you’d like to get in touch, you can reach me at Couzens@TinCaps.com or on Twitter @MikeCouzens.

MCsig

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