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TinCaps’ VanMeter suffers broken leg

TinCaps’ VanMeter suffers broken leg

Placed on disabled list

Josh VanMeter injures leg

Josh VanMeter injures leg

Josh VanMeter injures leg

TinCaps let Lugnuts slip away in opener

TinCaps let Lugnuts slip away in opener

FORT WAYNE — Baseball is a game of inches and making plays and Sunday there were some plays and moments that did not work out for the Fort Wayne TinCaps as...

Tigers’ diamond men defeat Blackford 11-7

The Bluffton Tigers held off the Blackford Bruins Friday night 11-7 at Hartford City to win their first varsity baseball game of the 2015 season. Bluffton (1-1) scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to take...

Josh VanMeter ready to do what it takes to reach big leagues

Josh VanMeter ready to do what it takes to reach big leagues

FORT WAYNE — After a few weeks of hot weather in spring training, Josh VanMeter is ready to turn up the heat in the Midwest League as he returns to the Fort...

Knights rain runs against SA in 27-4 win

Knights rain runs against SA in 27-4 win

BERNE — After a 2-1 start in the first inning, the Norwell Knights’ baseball team exploded in its 2015 season opener with two big scoring innings to rout...

VanMeter returns to help TinCaps open their season

VanMeter returns to help TinCaps open their season

FORT WAYNE — The San Diego Padres announced the opening day roster for the 2015 TinCaps on Sunday. The 25-man squad features 12 players who have previously...

Saint Francis frosh Jake Garrett tosses two-hitter Saturday

Saint Francis frosh Jake Garrett tosses two-hitter Saturday

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — Freshman left-hander Jake Garrett flirted with University of Saint Francis history on Saturday taking a no-hitter into the seventh...

Raiders slated to open baseball slate

Head coach Chris Painter and assistant coach Jay Knefelkamp are taking over the reins of the Southern Wells High School boys’ baseball program and building it around 11 returning veterans, including Evan Huffman, who...

Diamond warrior

Diamond warrior

Norwell senior Brandon Burch announced Monday that he was signing to attend Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne after graduation and play baseball for the Warriors.

A’s Parker throws 30 pitches in simulated game

A’s Parker throws 30 pitches in simulated game

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics’ pitcher Jarrod Parker threw two innings of a simulated game and faced hitters for the second time this spring while...

Sign-up slated for youth baseball

Registration for Bluffton Farm League, Junior League and Sandy Koufax League baseball teams will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, at the Boys and Girls Club in Bluffton.

A’s Parker, Griffin looking ahead to June, not April

A’s Parker, Griffin looking ahead to June, not April

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland Athletics are getting ready for June, not April.

Baseball skills camp at Norwell

Baseball skills camp at Norwell

‘Put me in coach’

‘Put me in coach’

‘Put me in coach’

VanMeter, Tincaps end their season

Norwell grad Josh VanMeter’s season with the Fort Wayne TinCaps came to a close Sunday evening as the Lake County Captains swept the best-of-three Midwest League’s Eastern Division Championship series with a 5-4...

VanMeter shines in TinCaps’ win

VanMeter shines in TinCaps’ win

Josh VanMeter came through with a big run-producing hit Wednesday night for the Fort Wayne TinCaps, who defeated the West Michigan Whitecaps 7-5 in game one of...

Josh VanMeter drives in four runs to lead TinCaps

Josh VanMeter drives in four runs to lead TinCaps

A three-run, home run over the right-center field fence by Josh VanMeter broke a scoreless tie in the top of the seventh inning and capped the Fort Wayne...

Here’s the line for: Josh VanMeter

Here’s the line for: Josh VanMeter

(2013 graduate of Norwell High School; fifth round draft pick of the San Diego Padres in June 2013; Hometown: Ossian.)

Here’s the line for: Josh VanMeter

Here’s the line for: Josh VanMeter

(2013 graduate of Norwell High School; fifth round draft pick of the San Diego Padres in June 2013; Hometown: Ossian.)

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