Whitecaps clinch 2016 playoff berth

Even though the West Michigan Whitecaps fell 7-6 to the Lansing Lugnuts on Saturday, they’ve clinched a pot in the 2016 Midwest League playoffs as a first half wild-card.

Lansing posted six runs in the first inning and held on for a 7-6 victory at Cooley Law School Stadium in the state capital.

Sandy Baez (2-7) took the loss.