News release from the TinCaps:
TinCaps Homestand Preview: May 8-10
Game and Broadcast Schedule
- Wednesday, May 8 – Fort Wayne TinCaps vs. Great Lakes Loons, 11:05 a.m.
- Thursday, May 9 – Fort Wayne TinCaps vs. Great Lakes Loons, 7:05 p.m.
- Friday, May 10 – Fort Wayne TinCaps vs. Great Lakes Loons, 7:05 p.m.
All games broadcast on The Fan 1380-AM (WKJG) and XFINITY Digital Cable Channel 81, with audio streamed online at TinCaps.com.
For Your Entertainment
Wednesday, May 8
- Community Organization of the Game: American Legion Post 296 Auxiliary
Thursday, May 9
- Thirsty Thursday
- Pregame: AMP1 Stand-up Amputee Basketball Demonstration in Centerfield Concourse
- Community Organization of the Game: Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Friday, May 10
- Halfway to Halloween Theme Night
- Wine Tasting with the Fort Wayne TinCaps in the Suite Level Lounge
- Special appearance by the Russian Bar Trio circus performers
- Postgame: FireworksTinCaps On The Field
The TinCaps finished April with a 10-3 record at Parkview Field. Fort Wayne won its final three home games of the month with a pair of extra-inning walk-off victories and a game-winning grand slam in the eighth inning of another.
Right-handed pitcher Joe Ross, 19, who’s scheduled to start for the TinCaps on Wednesday, is 3-0 with 1.78 ERA.
Defiance, OH native Justin Hancock (1-0, 2.00 ERA) has limited opposing batters to an average of .178, which is the fifth lowest for any pitcher in the Midwest League