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For starters

Fort Wayne (22-13) starts a three-game series today with one of the Midwest League Eastern Division leaders, Bowling Green (23-12). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Here's a look at the game.

Last time out

TinCaps 5, Dayton 4

On the mound

TinCaps: Joe Ross (3-0), RHP – 2.84 season ERA

Hot Rods: Reinaldo Lopez (1-1), RHP – 0.79 season ERA

On the air

Broadcast: XFINITY 81

Radio: The Fan 1380 or, with coverage starting at 6:45 p.m.

News and notes

  • Fort Wayne rides a six-game winning streak into the crucial series. The TinCaps lost two of three to Bowling Green in a road series earlier in the season and will look for revenge, and a flip-flop in the Eastern standings, with the Hot Rods at Parkview Field.
  • The TinCaps are 6-0 with Ross as a starter and 13-3 at home. They will be going up against Lopez, who only has two starts this season and has appeared in relief for the Hot Rods six times.
  • A victory today would give Fort Wayne its longest winning streak since 2010. That season, the TinCaps won eight in a row in early August. The club's longest winning streak is 10 games.