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For starters

Erik Cabrera

The Fort Wayne TinCaps (3-1) will take on the Western Michigan Whitecaps (2-2) at noon today. Here's a look ahead at the game.

Last time out

Great Lakes Loons 8, TinCaps 3

On the mound

TinCaps: Erik Cabrera, RHP – 3.53 career ERA

Loons: Edgar De La Rosa, RHP – 4.00 career ERA

On the air

Broadcast by 1380 The Fan begins at 11:40 a.m. Listeners can also find the broadcast at TheFanFortWayne.com.

News and notes

  • The TinCaps suffered their first loss of the season Sunday. Fort Wayne, after surrendering four runs through three games against Great Lakes and scoring 24 of its own in that span, gave up eight to the Loons while plating only three. Zach Eflin, 18, made his first appearance as a starter for Fort Wayne and gave up four runs in three innings of work.
  • Fort Wayne was able to push runners into scoring position, but unlike its previous three games, it was unable to make the most of situational hitting. The TinCaps were 2 of 10 with runners in scoring position. That lack of production, coupled with some poor pitching, prevented the squad from earning its first four-game road series sweep since 2010.
  • The Whitecaps are on a two-game losing streak and split a series against Dayton in their first four games of the season. Jake Stewart leads Western Michigan in batting, with a .462 average. Mike Hernandez (.400) and Devon Travis (.313) are also batting above .300 early in the season.

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