Losing to Lansing, Tennis Tryout

Monday marked the start of the third series between the TinCaps and Lugnuts this year and for the first time, the TinCaps didn’t win the series opener. The Lugnuts, who won the first-half crown, now have 5-2 mark in the season series against Fort Wayne.

Matt Wisler had an uncharacteristic outing, giving up a season-high tying four runs over four innings of work. The TinCaps cut the four run deficit to two in the fourth inning, but couldn’t piece together enough offense and ended up losing 6-2. Nagging factors in the loss were a season-high tying four errors and 11 strikeouts.

Today Fort Wayne faces righty Aaron Sanchez, who has given up just four earned runs this season and sports a 0.77 ERA.

In the TinCaps Report Podcast, Manager Jose Valentin shares his postgame thoughts from Monday’s loss:

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

If you’ve ever paid attention to the ballboys or ballgirls at a professional tennis event, well we’ve got one thing in common, but you’ve also probably noticed how meticulous they are in their work.

One intrepid reporter at Business Insider tried out to be a ballgirl for the US Open:

Here’s what happened.

Hey, it could’ve been worse:

MUSICAL GUESTS

Carly Rae Jepsen, Rihanna, Maroon 5, LMFAO, One Direction and everyone else in this song…take it away!

If you’d like to get in touch, you can reach me at Couzens@TinCaps.com or on Twitter @MikeCouzens.

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