The ‘Caps set the tone on Tuesday by scoring three quick runs in the opening inning. A sacrifice fly by Will Maddox and a run-scoring triple by Shane Zeile gave West Michigan a 3-0 edge. In the fifth inning, Will Allen lifted a sacrifice fly and Jose Azocar grounded an RBI single into center field to give West Michigan a 5-0 advantage.
Azocar led the ‘Caps by going 4-for-4 with a run scored, an RBI and a pair of outstanding diving catches in the contest.
Meanwhile, Whitecaps starting pitcher Sandy Baez(1-4) earned his first victory of 2016 with seven two-hit innings of scoreless baseball while striking out five.