Lugnuts Bomb Whitecaps 13-5, Lead MWL East Division
The Lansing Lugnuts used a 14-hit attack, including a pair of home runs by first baseman Kacy Clemens to lead the 'Nuts to an easy 13-5 victory over their arch-rival West Michigan Whitecaps on Saturday at Fifth Third Field.
The aforementioned Clemens went 2-5 on the day, third baseman Kevin Smith went 3-5 with a double and a triple. Three other Lugnuts had two hits on the day as well.
With the victory, the Lugnuts move into first place in the Midwest League's Eastern Division. They're 1 1/2 games ahead of the Whitecaps with a 15-7 record.
The Lugnuts and Whitecaps close out their series on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader. It will be two seven-inning games beginning at 2:05. You can hear the broadcast on your home for Lugnuts baseball, The Game 730 AM WVFN with Jesse Goldberg-Strassler beginning with the pregame at 1:45.