Whitecaps tie franchise record with 19th shutout, blank Quad Cities 7-0

LocalSportsJournal.com

After losing 8-1 to Quad Cities Saturday night, the West Michigan Whitecaps responded with a 7-0 victory on Sunday.

The Whitecaps shut out an opponent for the 19th time on the season and tied the franchise record previously set in 2000 for most shut outs in a season.

West Michigan is 62-28 overall on the season and 17-6 in the second half, two games ahead of Fort Wayne in the second half standings.

Whitecaps outfielder Derek Hill had two triples and one run batted in, while Danny Woodrow added two hits, two runs and one run batted in. Cole Bauml had two doubles on the day while also adding a RBI and a run scored.

Starting pitcher Tom De Blok picked up his second win of the season, improving to 2-0 on the year. De Blok pitched seven innings, striking out eight and allowing three hits.

West Michigan will close out its series with Quad Cities on Monday night at 7 p.m.

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