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    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.

TinCaps shake up roster

Fort Wayne transferred three players to extended spring training and brought on two new faces and a player off the disabled list today.

Outfielder Mallex Smith came off the DL to rejoin the squad. Pitchers Erik Cabrera and Genison Reyes, as well as infielder Felix Cabrera, were transferred to extended spring training.

The TinCaps added two right-handed pitchers, Michael Kelly and Matthew Chabot, to their 25-man roster. Kelly was a 2011 first-round supplemental draft pick and made the opening-day roster for Fort Wayne in 2012. Chabot was a 21st-round selection in 2012.