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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

Colin Rea is the starting pitcher for Fort Wayne for Friday's game against Beloit. Rea is 2-5 with a 3.23 ERA. He is 2-2 with a 2.64 ERA in 11 starts this season.

Fort Wayne starters have struggled lately. In the last four games, Fort Wayne starters have worked a total of 15 innings and have given up 14 earned runs, an 8.40 ERA.

The TinCaps also announced a roster move. Pitcher Ruben Mejia was placed on the disabled list. Pitcher Robert Eisenbach was activated from the disabled list.