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The Fort Wayne TinCaps Surpass 2009 New York Yankees?

By Devon Teeple On January - 3 - 2010

The New York Yankees are arguably the MLB organization of the year; 27-time World Champions, 103 regular season wins, and an unobstructed run to the World Series.

You ask, how can the TinCaps of Fort Wayne, the Midwest League affiliate of the San Diego Padres, top the evil empire ?

The TinCaps crossed a line that not many professional clubs do; 100-plus wins. The staggering fact in this case, is 100 wins in 149 minor league games, topping out at a .678 winning percentage, something that the Yanks couldn’t overtake with their .636 winning percentage (.644 if you include the playoffs).

When you think of 100 wins in this day and age, it is incredible.

According to Fort Wayne manager and former Chicago Cub, Doug Dascenzo, incredible is an understatement.

“It was crazy, magical, unbelievable at times,” said Doug Dascenzo, Fort Wayne’s manager who will skipper the Padres’ Double-A club in San Antonio in 2010.

“I thi...

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