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For starters

Fort Wayne (22-14) will try to even the three-game series against Bowling Green (24-12) today. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. Here's a look ahead at the matchup.

Last time out

Hot Rods 3, TinCaps 2

On the mound

TinCaps: Max Fried (1-0), LHP – 2.92 season ERA

Hot Rods: Blake Snell (1-3), LHP – 2.81 season ERA

On the air

Broadcast: XFINITY 81

Radio: The Fan 1380 or, with coverage starting at 10:45 a.m.

News and notes

  • A Bowling Green victory Tuesday ended a six-game winning streak for the TinCaps. You can read about the game here, read some analysis here and watch video of manager Jose Valentin's take on the game here.
  • Fried will try and keep together his perfect record as a starter. The TinCaps are 5-0 when the lefty takes the mound, but Bowling Green is no stranger to breaking streaks. Tuesday's starter, Joe Ross, had led Fort Wayne to six straight wins as a starter before the 3-2 loss.