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TinCaps

  • Swinging, missing in rain
      Tuesday night began with a 53-minute rain delay at Parkview Field and ended with more showers, but it may take more than rain to wash away the memories of the TinCaps’ 5-1 loss to Great Lakes.
  • Sac fly lifts TinCaps in 10
    Slugger Franmil Reyes stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and no outs in the 10th inning – the type of situation that had recently troubled the TinCaps’ overanxious offense.
  • Running out of time
    Their wincing expressions tell the tale. The TinCaps know they are wasting a chance at something special.A franchise that had gotten used to qualifying for the postseason again had the playoffs right in its sights.
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Savannah Sand Gnats

Sand Gnats owner makes Fort Wayne-style stadium bid

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The owner of Savannah’s minor league baseball team is seeking support from the city for a new multi-use stadium.

The Savannah Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/1cwdLNw) that the Savannah Sand Gnats’ owner is pitching the idea of a new stadium along the Savannah River to host baseball games, concerts and other events.

Hardball Capital CEO Jason Freier said Grayson Stadium is no longer a suitable home for the company’s baseball team due to the aging ballpark’s deteriorating condition and location outside of downtown.

Freier said he is seeking a partnership similar to one that Hardball Capital formed with Fort Wayne, Ind. Fort Wayne’s Parkview Field was built using a combination of public and private funding.

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