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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 swept at South Bend

South Bend scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth Sunday to hand the TinCaps their fourth straight loss, 11-10.

The TinCaps were swept in the four-game series. the first four-game losing streak for Fort Wayne this season.

The two teams combined for 33 hits and four homers at Four Winds Field in South Bend.

Fort Wayne (17-25) took the lead with three runs in the first, and two more in the second including a home run from Dustin Peterson, his second of the season, which brought home Mallex Smith.

The Silver Hawks (25-27) had a home run of their own from Jamie Westbrook which also brought home Andrew Velazquez.

The TinCaps scored twice in the top of the ninth to take a 10-9 lead. South Bend scored two of their own to take the win and secure the series sweep.

Nick Mutz (0-2) pitched two-thirds of an inning and gave up South Bend’s final two runs.

Will Locante (2-0) got the win despite giving up two runs in the ninth.

The TinCaps play a 6:30 game Monday night at Lake County, the first of a three-game series.