Fort Wayne (62-57, 19-31 second half) looks to string together some momentum with the playoffs a few weeks away against Bowling Green (67-52, 29-22), one of the Midwest League's best teams. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Last time out
TinCaps 8, Dayton 5
On the mound
TinCaps: Matthew Shepherd (4-4), RHP -- 3.87 season ERA
Hot Rods: Reinaldo Lopez (7-4), RHP -- 2.23 season ERA
On the air
Broadcast: XFINITY 81
Radio: The Fan 1380 or TheFanFortWayne.com, with coverage starting at 6:45 p.m.
News and notes
- A win today would give the TinCaps their second three-game winning streak of the second half. Fort Wayne is 5-5 in its last 10 games and is playing Bowling Green for the first time in the second half.
- Catcher Rodney Daal is on a five-game hitting streak entering today's game, which ties his longest streak of the season.
- Shepherd will vie for his first win as a starter this season. The former reliever is up against Lopez, who is 5-1 as a starter during the second half of the season.