Thursday, September 17, 2009

Congratulations to the Tin Caps!

Thursday September 17, 2009

Congratulations to the Ft. Wayne Tin Caps on their Midwest League Championship!

The Tin Caps are the Padres Low A farm team.

Led by 2008 1st round pick Jaff Decker and starting pitcher Michael Watt, the Tin Caps won game three to complete a sweep of the championship series over the Burlington (VT) Bees.

Decker went 3 for 5 including a 2 run home run in the 5th and scored a run.
Watt went 5 1/3 innings allowing 3 runs, only 1 earned, on 4 hits while striking out 2.
Closer Brad Brach pitched a perfect 9th and struck out 2 for his 3rd save of the post season.

The win was the Tin Caps 101st of the season, best in professional baseball.