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  • TinCaps' groundskeeper honored
    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.

For starters

Erik Cabrera is the starting pitcher for the TinCaps for Game 2 of the Eastern Division championship series against Lake County today at Classic Park.

Fort Wayne has a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. A win today would send Fort Wayne to its second Midwest League championship series. The TinCaps won the title in 2009.

Cabrera is 2-2 with a 3.33 ERA. In his last three outings, he has allowed one earned run in 15 2/3 innings, a 0.57 ERA.

Elvis Araujo is the starting pitcher for Lake County. He is 7-10 with a 5.00 ERA. He has a 1-2 record with a 3.20 ERA in four games against Fort Wayne in the regular season. He has allowed seven earned runs and 17 hits in 19 2/3 innings against the TinCaps.