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    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 lose at West Michigan

With the potential tying run on third base with one out in the top of the ninth inning, the TinCaps were unable to score in a 2-1 loss to West Michigan on Friday at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.

Corey Adamson remained stranded on third base after hitting a one-out triple to center field.

Fort Wayne (41-25) grabbed a 1-0 lead when Chris Burke tripled and scored on Rodney Daal’s double in the second inning.

Starter Joe Ross pitched 6 2/3 innings before being removed in the seventh.

West Michigan (31-35) took the lead in the bottom of the eighth on a two-out home run from Lance Durham.

The TinCaps and West Michigan will play at split doubleheader today. The first game is at noon, with the second at 7 p.m.