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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.
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For starters

Fort Wayne (16-13) will try to break a three-game losing streak today in an 11:05 a.m. game against Great Lakes (12-18). Here's what you need to know.

Last time out

Peoria 4, TinCaps 1

On the mound

TinCaps: Joe Ross (3-0), RHP – 1.78 season ERA

Loons: Ralston Cash (2-1), RHP – 3.42 season ERA

On the air

Broadcast: XFINITY 81

Radio: The Fan 1380 or, with coverage starting at 10:45 a.m.

News and notes

  • Fort Wayne suffered its first sweep of the season in a three-game road tilt against Peoria. However, the TinCaps might expect some better luck against the Loons. They started the season with three wins against Great Lakes before dropping the final game of a four-game road series.
  • The TinCaps' offense was muted by Peoria, which held Fort Wayne to two runs in three games. The three-straight losses tied a season high, and a loss today would be Fort Wayne's first four-game losing streak of the season.