The rest of the nation will know what Fort Wayne has known for some time now.Baseball America announced that the TinCaps franchise has been awarded the 2011 Bob Freitas Organization of the Year Award for the Class A level of minor league baseball.
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Former major leaguer Jose Valentin was named manager of the TinCaps on Thursday.
TinCaps outfielder Rymer Liriano was named the Topps Player of the Year in the Midwest League in presentation of the annual George M. Trautman Awards. The ToppsCompany in New York awards the top player in each of the 16 Minor Leagues every year.