For the second time in three games, the TinCaps went into extra innings at South Bend. Sunday before 3,834 fans at Four Winds Field, the Silver Hawks' Stryker Trahan hit a grand slam in the 11th inning to hand the TinCaps their second straight loss, 11-7.
With game tied at 6 after nine innings, Fort Wayne took a 7-6 lead in the top of 10th when Dustin Peterson doubled home Ronnie Richardson, who led off the inning with a single.
South Bend tied it in the bottom of the 10th on a single by Grant Nelson that scored Marty Herum, who had reached on a Peterson error.
After the TinCaps failed to scored in the 11th, South Bend loaded the bases off reliever Jorge Guzman on a double, a hit by pitch and two-out Peterson error. Trahan's homer, his 10th of the season, ended the game.
Guzman (1-1) was the losing pitcher. Will Locante (3-0), who pitched the 10th and 11th was the winning pitcher.
The TinCaps finish the series at South Bend on Monday with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.