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Keys to the game

Fort Wayne completed a three-game sweep of Great Lakes, winning 6-1 in front of 7,687 fans Monday at Parkview Field. Here are the highlights.

Still going, part one: Yeison Asencio went 3 for 4 with three RBI. He went 5 for 5 with four RBI on Sunday.

Still going, part two: Kyle Gaedele went 2 for 3 with two RBI the same day he was named Midwest League Player of the Week.

Welcome back: Fort Wayne is at .500 overall (53-53) for the first time since starting the season 1-1. The TinCaps swept a three-game home series for the first time since April 7-9, 2011. Cody Hebner won his first game since June 11. He is 7-5.

Quotable:

"He's in the zone. Everything he sees, he hits hard. It's fun to watch."

- Fort Wayne manager Jose Valentin on Asencio

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