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For starters

Fort Wayne (31-23) takes on West Michigan (27-26) after an up-and-down day at the plate Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 pm. Here's a look ahead at the game.

Last time out

Whitecaps 3, TinCaps 1

On the mound

TinCaps: Max Fried (2-1), LHP — 3.32 season ERA

Whitecaps: Edgar De La Rosa (3-0), RHP — 4.54 season ERA

On the air

Broadcast: XFINITY 81

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

News and notes

  • The TinCaps are 1.5 games ahead of Bowling Green for the second-place spot in the Midwest League Eastern Division entering today's game.
  • The 3-1 loss Saturday was the first time in seven games that the TinCaps have not scored more than five runs. It ended a six-game winning streak for Fort Wayne. You can read more about the game here, see our notebook here and watch manager Jose Valentin's reaction here. We also put together a look at how the TinCaps got Parkview Field ready for Saturday's games after more than five inches of rain Friday. You can check that out here.