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    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 fall 6-4 at Great Lakes

The TinCaps snapped a three-game winning streak when their lineup struggled in a 6-4 loss atGreat Lakeson Monday.

Before Juan Carlos Urena's three-run homer in the ninth inning, the TinCaps (7-9) had managed only Henry Charles' RBI double in the third.

The game opened a seven-game road swing for the TinCaps, who swept Peoria last week and racked up 30 runs in the process.

Loons starter Jonathan Martinez prevented more fireworks, holding the TinCaps to one run and four hits in his seven innings. Martinez struck out five and walked one.

TinCaps starter Walker Weickel (1-3) lasted six innings and gave up three runs on six hits.

Urena's homer was preceded by singles from Franmil Reyes and Fernando Perez, the Midwest League player of the week who ran his hitting streak to 11 games.