Whitecaps finish home stand with exciting 4-3 walk off victory over Bees

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The West Michigan Whitecaps closed out their six-game home stand with some flair on Monday with a walk off 4-3 victory over Burlington.LSJ Logo incert

With game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, Will Allen hit a walk off single to right field that scored Derek Hill and gave West Michigan the victory.whitecaps logo not for feature art

The Whitecaps finished with a 4-1-1 record over the home stand. They are now 14-14 in the second half of the season and in fourth place in the Midwest League Eastern Division, 4 1/2 games behind South Bend.

The Whitecaps had 10 hits on the night. Hill, Rashad Brown, Allen, and Jose Azocar all had two hits apiece. Allen also had two RBIs while Franklin Navarro added one.

West Michigan used a bullpen night to finish the series in order to save some innings on its starting pitchers. Over the nine innings the bullpen allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out five Burlington hitters.

The Whitecaps will open up a three game series at Fort Wayne on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. before returning home on July 30.

 

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