Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Former Midwest League MVP signs with Giants

Former Midwest League MVP Wynton Bernard recently signed a minor-league contract with the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are Bernard’s third MLB team. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2012 and played in their farm system until … Continue reading

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Ex-Loons shortstop named NL Rookie of the Year

Former Great Lakes Loons shortstop Corey Seager stood out in his first full season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, so much so that he was unanimously named winner of the National League Rookie of the Year Award on Monday. Seager … Continue reading

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Ex-Loons infielder Calhoun named Fall Stars Game MVP

Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Willie Calhoun — a former Great Lakes Loons second baseman — was named the Most Valuable Player of the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game after going 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs batted in, and two … Continue reading

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TinCaps receive Minor League Baseball’s top honor

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are the recipient of this year’s John H. Johnson President’s Award, Minor League Baseball announced Thursday. The award is given for all-around organizational excellence and is considered MiLB’s top honor, annually going to only one of the 160 MiLB teams across … Continue reading

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50-game hitting streak earns Mejia a MiLBY

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia earned this year’s MiLBY for Best Individual Performance, for going on baseball’s longest hitting streak since 1954. Mejia’s 50-game hitting streak began May 27 when he was a member of the Midwest League’s Lake County … Continue reading

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