The TinCaps struggled at the plate Sunday and lost 2-1 to the West Michigan Whitecaps.
The loss concluded a 2-5 road trip that saw the TinCaps lose 3 of 4 at Great Lakes and 2 of 3 at West Michigan..
The Whitecaps (12-11) took two out of three in the series at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.
Kevin Ziomek (1-2) threw eight shutout innings with six strikeouts.
The TinCaps got just three hits off of Ziomek.
The TinCaps (9-13) scored in the ninth inning.
With two outs, Fernando Perez doubled to score Dustin Peterson, who had walked.
A wild pitch advanced pinch-runner Franchy Cordero to third.
TinCaps manager Michael Collins sent in Dane Phillips as a pinch-hitter for Ryan Miller. Phillips grounded to second against Montreal Robertson to end it.
Adrian De Horta (0-1) went five innings and gave up both West Michigan runs in the second – one on a wild pitch, the other on an RBI groundout by Bennett Pickar.
The first four hitters in the Fort Wayne order went 0 for 15 with a walk.
The TinCaps open a four-game series with Great Lakes at 7:05 p.m. today at Parkview Field.
Right-hander Bryan Verbitsky is scheduled to start in his TinCaps debut. The Loons are scheduled to counter with righty James Campbell.