Fort Wayne got solid pitching all night. Starter Ronald Herrera allowed one run on three hits in five innings. He was replaced by Colby Blueberg who pitched 1 2/3 innings of shutout ball without allowing a hit.
Eric Yardley, who picked up the win, followed Blueberg to the hill and allowed one hit and no runs in 1 1/3 innings. That set the stage for Butler in the 9th. Yardley is 2-4 this season.
The TinCaps outhit the Lugnuts 8-5 with Franmil Reyes and Nick Schulz getting two each. Others collecting safeties for Fort Wayne were Jake Bauers, Nester, Henry Charles and Norwell graduate Josh VanMeter.