Fort Wayne begins a four-game series with Lansing tonight.
Mark Hardy is the starting pitcher for the TinCaps. The lefty is 9-10 with a 3.09 ERA. He is 1-1 against the Lugnuts this season.
The TinCaps hold a one-game lead over West Michigan for the final Eastern Division playoff spot. The Whitecaps are at division-leading Dayton.