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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

Fort Wayne (16-12) finishes a six-game road trip with a 7:30 p.m. match-up against Peoria (13-12) today. Here's a look ahead at the game.

Last time out

Chiefs 1, TinCaps 0

On the mound

TinCaps: Walker Weickel (0-0), RHP - 4.41 season ERA

Chiefs: Kyle Helisek (1-1), LHP - 5.06 season ERA

On the air

Radio: The Fan 1380 or, with coverage starting at 7:10 p.m.

News and notes

  • Weickel is still vying for his first win of the season. He has given up 11 runs and 19 hits through 12 1/3 innings this year. The 19-year-old has started four games, all no decisions.
  • Sunday's shutout was the first against the TinCaps since Aug. 29, 2012. They will hope for better production this time around to avoid a series sweep by the Chiefs.