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Full Count

  • Parkview Field rated top park in minors
    At least according to one publication, Parkview Field, the home of the TinCaps, is the best of 160 ballparks in the minor leagues.
  • South Bend changes name to Cubs
    The TinCaps' Midwest League rivals up the road in South Bend are no longer called the Silver Hawks.
  • TinCaps staffer honored
    TinCaps director of promotions and community relations Abby Naas was named the Midwest League's Female Executive of the Year.

Keys to the game

Fort Wayne scored seven runs in the first inning and beat Peoria 8-4 in front of 5,258 fans Monday at Parkview Field.

Here are the highlights:

Key hit -- Austin Hedges hit a two-run home run in the first inning. The homer gave the TinCaps a 4-0 lead.

On the mound -- Cody Hebner went a season-high 5 2/3 innings for the victory. He allowed one run on five hits and struck out four.

A rarity -- Fort Wayne took two of three from the Chiefs. It's just the second time this season the TinCaps have won a series.

Quotable -- "We came together and strung some timely hits. Cody (Hebner) did a great job today. Hopefully we can take some momentum and build off of it." - Fort Wayne second baseman Casey McElroy