News release from the TinCaps:
Eastern Division Championship Series, Game 1: TinCaps vs. South Bend
(September 7, 2013) – The TinCaps have advanced to the Eastern Division Championship series for the fourth time in five years, and host the South Bend Silver Hawks tonight at 7:05 in Fort Wayne. The scheduled starters are Max Fried for the TinCaps and Blake Perry for the Silver Hawks.
Fort Wayne’s pitching has been strong throughout the first two games of the playoffs, in which it swept the Bowling Green Hot Rods. The TinCaps have gotten six-inning starts from both Joe Ross and Zach Eflin. Ross allowed one hit as he shut out Bowling Green Wednesday night in Kentucky, while Eflin surrendered just two earned runs Friday at Parkview Field. Both were proficient at inducing ground balls. Of the 36 outs recorded during their respective time on the hill, there were 22 ground ball outsâ€”12 from Ross and 10 from Eflin.
Tonight’s game can be seen on XFINITY 81 and heard on The Fan 1380 and TheFanFortWayne.com.