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Fans pack ballpark for Whitecaps 5-3 win over Loons

Two outs. That’s when the good teams work hard to score another run. Thursday night, the West Michigan Whitecaps were that team, scoring four of their five runs with two outs, as they defeated the Great Lakes Loons 5-3 at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park,

8,010 fans watched the ‘Caps get on the scoreboard in the first with a Will Maddox sacrifice fly.

Later, with two outs:

  • Jose Zambrano doubled home a run in the second.
  • Shane Zeile singled to score one in the third.
  • Maddox knocked in two more in the seventh.
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Beau Burrows, Detroit Tigers pitching prospect 2016 (photo: Scout.com)

Beau Burrows (5-3) earned his fourth win allowing two runs (1 ER) on two hits while striking out five. Gerson Moreno (10 saves) struck out all three Loons in the ninth to earn the save.

The Whitecaps improve to 34-23.