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  • 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.

TinCaps open second half

It's the beginning of the second half in the Midwest League, and the TinCaps start the new season 0-0, with a 31-39 record at their backs.

The opponent at Parkview Field is the Lake County Captains, who were 31-38 in the first half.

Frank Garces (2-4, 2.88 ERA) is the starting TinCaps pitcher, and Felix Sterling (3-5, 5.70) starts for Lake Coumty.

The TinCaps made a roster change earlier today.

Right-handed pitcher Matt Stites was reinstated from the disabled list. The 22-year-old was placed on the disabled list June 8, retroactive to June 6. In 17 games this year, he has a 1-0 record with a 0.89 ERA. He also has five saves.