Whitecaps catcher Austin Athmann got his team on the board with an RBI single in the first inning and the 'Caps added another run in the 6th inning to beat Cedar Rapids 2-0.

West Michigan starter Eudis Idrogo improved to 4-4 on the season after pitching 7 innings of shutout baseball and allowing just 3 hits while striking out 7. It was his first win since June 10th.

West Michigan recorded a Midwest League leading 17th shutout of the season and improved their second half record to 14-5, and 59-27 overall.