Whitecaps extend winning streak to three games with 9-0 victory over Lansing on Saturday night

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The West Michigan Whitecaps defeated Lansing 9-0 on Saturday night to win their third straight game overall.

In total, six different Whitecaps hitters finished with two hits on the night including Spencer Torkelson who also added three RBIs.

The Whitecaps started the scoring in the fifth inning when Wenceel Perez singled home Eric De La Rosa, Daniel Cabrera singled home Jose King, Torkelson doubled home Trei Cruz and Bryant Pickard singled home Cabrera and Torkelson giving the Whitecaps a 5-0 lead.

In the sixh tinning, Cabrera singled home King while Torkelson doubled home Cruz and Cabrera to extend the Whitecap lead to 8-0.

Perez hit a solo home run to right field in the eighth inning to make the final score 9-0.

Starting pitcher Beau Brieske picked up his second win of the season, allowing just five hits and one walk while stirking out seven over six and two thirds innings.

The Whitecaps are now 19-15 overall on the season and a half game behind Dayton for first place in the High A Central East Division.

On Sunday, the Whitecaps and Lugnuts will finish off their series with first pitch scheduled for 2:05 p.m.

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