Whitecaps suffer three-game sweep, fall 5-4 to Lake County


The West Michigan Whitecaps comeback fell just short on Wednesday afternoon’s 5-4 loss to Lake County at Fifth Third Ballpark.LSJ Logo incert

The Captains completed the three-game sweep of the Whitecaps, who are currently on a four-game losing streak.

The Whitecaps fell behind 4-1 before Derek Hill cut their deficit to 4-3 with a two-run triple in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Lake County extended its lead to 5-3 after adding a run in the top of seventh inning.

West Michigan’s Will Allen cut the Whitecaps’ deficit to 5-4 with an RBI double in the eighth inning.

The Whitecaps were led by Hill with three hits while Jose Azocar chipped in with two.

West Michigan will open a four-game series on the road against Dayton starting on Thursday night.


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