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  • 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.

TinCaps shut out Bowling Green 3-0

Fort Wayne shut out Bowling Green, and three runs in the sixth inning helped the TinCaps even the series against the Hot Rods on Thursday at Parkview Field in a 3-0 win.

Starter Max Fried went six innings and gave up four hits, no runs, one walk and four strikeouts. Leonel Campos came on in relief and loaded the bases in the seventh, but was able to work out of the jam with three strikeouts.

Chris Nunn earned the hold, and Roman Madrid his seventh save of the season for the TinCaps (23-14), who moved a game back from Bowling Green (24-13) in the Midwest League Eastern Division standings.

Jeremy Baltz's two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth, along with a double by Rodney Daal, provided the Fort Wayne runs.

The TinCaps will play a rubber game against the Hot Rods on Thursday at Parkview Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.