The West Michigan Whitecaps earned a 7-1 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps in front of 6,163 fans Saturday night at Fifth Third Ballpark.
The ‘Caps jumped out to an early leading cruised.
Trent Szkutnik (1-0) pitched five innings allowing an unearned run while striking out five, earning the win.
Pitcher Kyle Dowdy gets his first start for West Michigan Sunday afternoon matinee at Fifth Third Ballpark beginning at 1:00p.m. against Fort Wayne.