Baseball fans flock to Parkview Field in Fort Wayne to buy tickets for the TinCaps’ 2018 baseball season. TinCaps broadcast intern Cory Stace tapes the moment as the Amos family of Fort Wayne buys tickets for opening day and the 4th of July. Jonathan Stemen shows off his new TinCaps hat. The son of Rebecca and Michael Stemen of Fort Wayne will be 3 in June. Parkview hospitality specialists Andrea Hartup and Lexi Strabala watch over the free breakfast buffet. Single-game tickets went on sale Feb. 21. Season tickets and single-game tickets can be purchased at the park or at TinCapsTickets.com. The TinCaps play host to the Lake County Captains at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, April 7. That’s one of 32 postgame fireworks nights, and also features a magnet schedule giveaway and lunchbox giveaway. The TinCaps close the regular-season home schedule Friday, Aug. 31, also vs. the Captains. That’s another fireworks evening, and also a Best of 2018 theme night. The TinCaps advanced to the Midwest League playoff championship round against the Quad-City River Bandits in 2017. Preparing for the 2018 season, the TinCaps will audition soloists and groups to perform the national anthem at home games. Auditions are Feb. 28, March 3 and March 5; all audition spots have been filled.
PHOTOS BY GARTH SNOW