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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 outslug Dayton

Get 4th win in last 5 games

The TinCaps exploded for a pair of five-run innings and pounded Dayton 14-8 today at Parkview Field.

The TinCaps (21-29) have won four of their last five and can complete a three-game sweep Tuesday.

Streaking Dustin Peterson led a 14-hit attack. He was 3 for 5 with a two-run single, an RBI double and an RBI single. Fernando Perez also stood out for Fort Wayne, going 2 for 5 with an RBI single, RBI double and RBI groundout.

Coby Cowgill only lasted 3 1/3 innings and put the TinCaps in a 3-0 hole, but the TinCaps scored once in the first, three times in the second and five in both the third and fifth.

Genison Reyes (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. Nick Travieso (5-2) was charged with eight earned runs on eight hits in 2 2/3 innings.

Six TinCaps enjoyed multi-hit games, including Mallex Smith, Henry Charles, Josh VanMeter and Dane Phillips.

Dayton (27-22) scored twice in the fourth and twice in the fifth to get within 9-7, but Peterson and Perez drove in runs to make it 11-7. Jake Bauers’ RBI single made it 12-7, and Phillips added a two-run double to open a wide lead again.