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  • TinCaps staffer honored
    TinCaps director of promotions and community relations Abby Naas was named the Midwest League's Female Executive of the Year.
  • Padres, TinCaps renew development contract
    The TinCaps said today they have renewed their player development contract with San Diego through the 2016 season.
  • TinCaps' 2009 title team makes Single-A history
    Seventeen members of the 2009 TinCaps have broken into the major leagues, a Class A record, according to information provided by the TinCaps from Sports Reference president Sean Forman.

Former players on the move up, out

Former Fort Wayne baseball player Cedric Hunter made the San Diego Padres opening day roster. Hunter, an outfielder, played in Fort Wayne in 2007. He had a .282 batting average with seven home runs and 58 RBI.

In other news regarding former Fort Wayne players, two members of the 2009 Midwest League champion TinCaps team were recently traded.

First baseman Allan Dykstra was shipped to the New York Mets. Pitcher Erik Davis was sent to the Washington Nationals. Dykstra, a former first round pick, had a .226 average but a .397 on-base percentage as a TinCap. Davis had a 16-6 record.