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Full Count

  • TinCaps' groundskeeper honored
    TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter was named the Single-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year, an honor he also landed in 2013.
  • TinCaps named Ballpark Digest's team of the year
    Citing sustained success and an "amazing" commitment to community service, the online trade magazine Ballpark Digest recognized the TinCaps as its 2014 team of the year.
  • Ex-TinCap Mallex Smith voted minors' top offensive player
    Mallex Smith, who was the TinCaps' center fielder for the 2013 season and the first half of 2014, was voted by fans as the top offensive player in the minor leagues during the past season.

For starters

Adys Portillo will be making his eighth start of the year for the TinCaps.

He is 2-1 with a 1.41 ERA. The ERA is second in the Midwest League.

Fort Wayne made a roster move, activating outfielder Donavan Tate from the disabled list. Tate, a first round selection by the Padres in the 2009 draft, had been on the disabled list since April 29. In 22 games, Tate is hitting .205 with 10 RBI.