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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.

Pregame primer

In the grand scheme of things, this may not be the most important statistic.

But here it is ...

If the TinCaps defeat the Cedar Rapids Kernals today at Parkview Field, they will assure themselves a winning record in inter-division play. Fort Wayne is 11-10 against the West with two games remaining.

On the mound, Fort Wayne will have Joe Ross (4-4), and Cedar Rapids will have Mason Melotakis (7-3).

This month, Fort Wayne is 8-10, giving it an 11-17 record in the second half and 54-43 overall. Cedar Rapids is 19-9, 59-37.