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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

The scheduled starters are Zach Eflin for Fort Wayne and Edgar De La Rosa for the Whitecaps. Game time is scheduled for for a 7:10 first pitch. Due to high school football airing on the TinCaps' flagship station, The Fan 1380, tonight's game will air on WOWO 1190 AM/92.3 FM and on WOWO.com.

Extra bases

  • Fort Wayne is 3-8 at Fifth Third Ballpark this season and 6-12 against the Whitecaps in 2013
  • The TinCaps won the East Division’s first half wild card to secure a spot in the playoffs, while the Whitecaps were eliminated from postseason contention Thursday with Great Lakes’ win.
  • In his first 14 games with the TinCaps, San Diego’s 1st-Round pick from June, Hunter Renfroe, is batting .212 (.281 OBP & .365 SLG) with 1 HR and 5 RBI.

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