Whitecaps fall 6-3, to the Captains

Posted at 11:06 PM, Apr 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-19 23:08:44-04

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich – The West Michigan Whitecaps fell to the Lake County Captains, 6-3, Tuesday night at Fifth Third Ballpark.

Starting pitcher Sandy Baez (0-2) lasted 4.2 innings and allowed three runs. The Whitecaps record falls back to an even 6-6.  The Whitecaps committed three errors, left a season-high 12 runners on base in the contest, and went 3-for-19 with runners in scoring position.

Whitecaps outfielder Jose Azocar provided the highlight of the game in the third inning, catching a fly ball  near the warning track in right field and throwing out  base runner Tyler Krieger attempting to advance to third.

The Whitecaps finish their three-game series with Lake County Wednesday afternoon at 12p.m. Jordan Smith will make his first start for West Michigan.