Fort Wayne begins a three-game series with Clinton. Keyvius Sampson is on the mound for Fort Wayne. Sampson is making his 10th start of the year for the TinCaps. He is 6-1 with a 2.09 ERA. Sampson is second in the Midwest League in wins. Opponents are hitting .176 against him. That is the second lowest figure in the league.
Clinton's opening day roster included Matt Bischoff, who played at New Haven and Purdue. Bischoff went on the disabled list on May 3 with an elbow injury, according to Clinton's media relations department. He is recovering in Arizona. Bischoff is 0-2 with a 5.56 ERA for Clinton. He has made seven appearances and had 17 strikeouts and five walks in 11 1/3 innings.