Whitecaps blow late lead after solid rehab start from Jordan Zimmerman

LocalSportsJournal.com

Jordan Zimmerman of the Detroit Tigers made a rehab start for the West Michigan Whitecaps in a 6-3 loss to South Bend Monday night.

Zimmerman lasted 5 and 1/3 innings, allowing one run on seven hits while also striking out six. Zimmerman finished the game with a no-decision.

The Whitecaps took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth when Ulrich Bojarski scored on a balk and Colby Bortles doubled home Cole Peterson and Jordan Pearce.

However, the Cubs responded with five runs in the final three innings to take the victory.

The Whitecaps offense was limited to three hits on Monday, with Peterson, Bortles, and Alexis Garcia each having a hit.

The Whitecaps are now 32-32 overall and in fourth place of the Midwest League Eastern Division, 10 games behind first place Bowling Green.

The Whitecaps will travel to Great Lakes on Tuesday for a three game series which will be their last road series of the first half.

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