Press release from the TinCaps:
TinCaps Reveal Playoff Schedule
Fireworks & Thirsty Thursday for First Round Game, September 10th
* Playoff Tickets On Sale Tuesday, July 14th at 10:00am *
After clinching first half Eastern Division title, TinCaps announce Midwest League Playoff schedule and First Round home dates
The Fort Wayne TinCaps, with a record of 45 wins and 25 loses in the first half of the 2009 Midwest League season, clinched first place in the Eastern Division and a playoff berth. The first round of the Midwest League playoffs is best two out of three games, with the winner advancing one step closer to the Midwest League Championship series.
The first round of the Midwest League Playoffs is set to begin with the Fort Wayne TinCaps on the road for Game #1 on Wednesday, September 9th. The team would then return to Fort Wayne for Game #2 of the series on Thursday, September 10th with first pitch at 7:05pm. The TinCaps announced today that they have added a post-game fireworks show for this game as well as continuing the successful Thirsty Thursday promotion, which includes $1.00 beer specials, for this Thursday playoff game. If a Game #3 is necessary, it would take place at Parkview Field on Friday, September 11th beginning at 7:05pm.
Individual tickets for the TinCaps first home playoff game on Thursday, September 10th go on sale Tuesday, July 14th at 10:00am and are available by logging on to TinCaps.com, calling the TinCaps Ticket Office at (260) 482-6400, or by visiting the Parkview Field Ticket Office located at the south entrance to the ballpark. Tickets for a potential Game #3 will also be available for purchase.
Special ticket rates, for groups of 20 or more, are available for the Midwest League Playoffs. Contact a TinCaps Ticket Sales Manager for more details at (260) 482-6400.
2009 Midwest League Playoffs
1st Round (Best of 3)
Game #1 Wednesday, September 9th/TBD/TBD
Game #2 Thursday, September 10th 7:05pm Â at Parkview Field – Fort Wayne
Fireworks & Thirsty Thursday
Game #3 Friday, September 11th (if necessary) 7:05pm Parkview Field (if necessary)
2nd Round (Best of 3)
Game #1 Saturday, September 12th/TBD/TBD
Game #2 Sunday, September 13th/TBD/Best Overall Record
Game #3 Monday, September 14th (if necessary) TBD Best Overall Record (if necessary)
Midwest League Championship Round (Best of 5)
Game #1 Tuesday, September 15th TBD/Eastern Division Champion
Game #2 Wednesday, September 16th/TBD Eastern Division Champion
Game #3 Thursday, September 17th/TBD Western Division Champion
Game #4 Friday, September 18th (if necessary) / TBD Western Division Champion
Game #5 Saturday, September 19th (if necessary) / TBD Western Division Champion