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For starters

Fort Wayne (48-37) looks for its first three-game winning streak of the second half in a matchup against Great Lakes (39-48) today. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.

Last time out

TinCaps 7, Loons 4

On the mound

TinCaps: Joe Ross (3-3), RHP -- 3.77 season ERA

Loons: Miguel Sulbaran (4-2), LHP -- 3.34 season ERA

On the air

Broadcast: XFINITY 81

Radio: The Fan 1380 or, with coverage starting at 2:45 p.m.

News and notes

  • A win today would start the first three-game winning streak for Fort Wayne since a nine-game streak from June 2-11, and it would ensure the TinCaps win their first series of the second half.
  • Ross hasn't recorded a win since April and will look to change that today. The TinCaps are 4-0 against Great Lakes at Parkview Field and 9-5 in the Midwest League All-Star's starts. However, Fort Wayne has lost the last three starts by Ross, and his most recent -- a 13-hit, six-run game against Lake County -- was his worst outing this season.