Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Parkview Field grounds crew nets ‘Field of the Year’ honor

Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter and his grounds crew have won another award for their work. This time they’ve won the Sports Turf Managers Association’s “Field of the Year” award for professional baseball. All teams in Major League … Continue reading

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Ex-MWL pitcher Kluber wins second AL Cy Young Award

Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber received 28 0f 30 first-place votes to win his second American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Kluber started the season slow, but dominated AL hitters after returning from a DL stint on June 1. … Continue reading

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Reds sign former TinCaps closer to minor-league deal

The Cincinnati Reds reportedly have signed former San Diego Padres reliever Kevin Quackenbush to a minor-league deal that includes an invitation to big-league camp at spring training. “Q” split the past four seasons between San Diego’s major-league and Triple-A teams. … Continue reading

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Cubs add two ex-Midwest Leaguers to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made several changes to their major-league coaching staff Thursday, including the addition or subtraction of four ex-Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio, hitting coach John Mallee, and third-base coach Gary Jones. Bosio and Jones played … Continue reading

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SmartAsset names Geneva, IL, fifth-best MiLB town

The Kane County Cougars’ hometown was named the fifth-best community in Minor League Baseball by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that offers free data-based advice. Geneva, Ill., is the only Midwest League community that made the list of Top 10 Minor … Continue reading

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