PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The West Michigan Whitecaps came back on a two-run homer to win Monday.
Playing at Fifth Third Ballpark in unincorporated Comstock Park in the first half of a home-and-home series, the Whitecaps beat the Lake County Captains 3-2.
The Captains were leading 2-1 in the eighth inning when Whitecaps right fielder Mike Gerber, a Midwest League All-Star, knocked it into the Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Deck for his sixth home run of the season. Ross Kivett and Gerber scored to give the Whitecaps the 3-2 lead they held onto until the end.
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The Whitecaps play the Captains again at noon on Tuesday. The series then moves to the Captains’ home field at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio.