Fort Wayne (44-28) takes on West Michigan (34-39) in its second home series of the second half today. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Here's a look ahead at the game.
Last time out
South Bend 9, TinCaps 1
On the mound
TinCaps: Bryan Rodriguez (1-1), RHP -- 2.86 season ERA
Whitecaps: Endrys Briceno (3-4), RHP -- 4.09 season ERA
On the air
Broadcast: XFINITY 81
Radio: The Fan 1380 or TheFanFortWayne.com, with coverage starting at 4:45 p.m.
News and notes
- One of the more inconsistent hitters in the first half sharpened up just before the All-Star break, and that success has carried over into the second half. Outfielder Brian Adams, who usually hits in the nine hole in the TinCaps lineup, is on a 10-game hitting streak. His batting average has risen from .200 in May to .333 in June.
- On the other end of things, Luis Domoromo -- an outfielder who transferred down from Advanced-A Lake Elsinore -- is 0 for 11 in his first three games with Fort Wayne. He had struggled in California, as well, which led to Jeremy Baltz's call-up to the Storm.
- Fort Wayne has lost on consecutive days just once since May 26, and the TinCaps will try to keep it that way after their 9-1 loss Saturday. Fort Wayne's last consecutive losses came in a split series on the road against West Michigan just before the All-Star break.