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For starters

Kudos to the grounds crew for the TinCaps.

Friday's game against South Bend started on schedule despite the infield tarp being on the field 45 minutes earlier. Most everyone in the press box was expecting a slight delay, but the start time was 7:07.

It's the rubber match between the Silver Hawks and the TinCaps in the three-game series. The TinCaps won 5-1 on Wednesday, then committed five errors in a 10-6 loss Thursday.

Starting pitchers are: Colin Rea (3-6, 3.58 ERA) for the Tincaps, and Alex Capaul (1-2, 5.89) for South Bend.