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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 am

Whitecaps shut down TinCaps offense

Associated Press

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – Wenceel Perez singled three times, and Wilkel Hernandez allowed one hit over six innings as the West Michigan Whitecaps defeated the TinCaps 3-0 on Saturday. Hernandez (9-7) struck out two to get the victory.

West Michigan scored its runs when Daniel Reyes hit a two-run double in the first inning and Dayton Dugas scored on a wild pitch in the fourth.

Ryan Weathers (3-6) went four innings, allowing three runs and four hits in the Midwest League game. He also struck out five and walked two.

The TinCaps were held scoreless for the ninth time this season, while the Whitecaps' staff recorded their sixth shutout of the year.

This is Fort Wayne's final road series of the season.