Whitecaps hold off Dragons in 5-4 win

The West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Dayton Dragons 5-4 Friday night at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, OH.

The Dragons failed to score the tying run from third base with nobody out in the ninth inning in front of 8,253 fans.

Whitecaps starting pitcher Fernando Perez (3-3) earned his third win of the season and the Whitecaps moved to 42-34.