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For starters

Wade LeBlanc is on the mound for Tucson in Friday's game against Las Vegas, the second of four Triple-A contests at Parkview Field.

LeBlanc is 8-1 with a 4.08 ERA this season. He went 4-1 with a 2.20 ERA for the Wizards in 2006. His last outing with the team was in the first round of the playoffs. He pitched Game 2 against West Michigan and gave up three hits in 5 2/3 innings in a 4-0 victory.

Tucson's lineup includes former Fort Wayne players Kyle Blanks, Matt Clark, James Darnell and Cedric Hunter.