Starting pitcher Spenser Watkins picked up his eight win of the year, tossing six innings and allowing two runs on six hits while striking out eight. Reliever John Schreiber picked up his ninth save, pitching one and 2/3 innings, striking out two.
The Whitecaps remain in first place of the Midwest League Eastern Division second half standings with a 36-14 record. West Michigan is three and a half games ahead of Fort Wayne. Overall on the season, west Michigan is 81-36.
West Michigan will continue its series at Dayton on Wednesday at 7 p.m.