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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.

For starters

Matt Jackson is on the mound for the TinCaps tonight as they take on Dayton.

The All-Star is 3-1 with a 2.83 ERA. He is making his fourth start of the year as Fort Wayne has transitioned to a six-man starting rotation.

In other news, the Midwest League announced Fort Wayne third baseman Jake Blackwood will compete in the home run derby for the upcoming All-Star Game.

The home run derby is Monday at Davenport, Iowa, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits.