TinCaps, Padres Renew Working Agreement

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TinCaps, Padres Renew Working Agreement

September 18, 2012 Updated Sep 18, 2012 at 7:13 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The TinCaps have extended their player development contract with the San Diego Padres through the 2014 season.

TinCaps President Mike Nutter said, “We are very happy to continue what has been a productive and mutually beneficial relationship with the San Diego Padres. Baseball fans in Fort Wayne have been treated to top-notch talent on the field and exemplary individuals in the community, too. We have enjoyed working with the Padres since 1999, and look forward to watching the future stars of the franchise continue to develop here at Parkview Field.”

The new agreement between the TinCaps and the Padres will extend the relationship between the two clubs for two more years, through the 2013 and 2014 seasons. It will mark the 15th and 16th consecutive years that the two franchises have been affiliated with one another.

"Continuing our relationship with the TinCaps was a top priority for us,” said Padres vice president and general manager Josh Byrnes. “The winning tradition instilled at Parkview Field and with the city of Fort Wayne makes the environment an ideal place for our players to grow. We look forward to another two successful years with the TinCaps organization.”

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