Down to a Rubber Match for 'Caps

It will all come down to a fifth and final game to decide the Midwest League champ, as Beloit blanked the Whitecaps on Friday night, tying the series at two games apiece.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens – END OF SEASON
Durham Wins Series 3-0
The Mud Hens lost in the opening round of the Governor's Cup playoffs, bringing their season to a close.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves – END OF SEASON
Akron Wins Series 3-1
The Erie SeaWolves lost the series with the Akron Aeros and the season is now over.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – END OF SEASON
24-46, 6th in West division
Lakeland wrapped up the season in last place, not qualifying for the Florida State League playoffs.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps – BELOIT 5, W. MICH. 0
Tied at 2-2, Best of Five Series

Beloit pitching blanked West Michigan Friday, forcing the Midwest League Championship Series to a fifth and deciding game. Snappers starter Matthew Fox struck out ten Whitecaps over six innings, allowing only three hits and one walk. Jeff Gerbe gave up all the runs in the 5-0 loss, including a three run home run to Deibinson Romero in the first after allowing a walk and single to start the inning. He gave up another home run in the fifth, a solo shot to Joe Benson, as well as an RBI force out to Rene Tosoni in the fourth. Beloit relievers Matthew Williams and Aaron Craig combined for the final three innings of shutout baseball, yielding one hit apiece. The Whitecaps will send Charles Furbush to the mound on Saturday for one last shot at bringing home the Midwest League crown. Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT at Beloit.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent

SS-A Oneonta Tigers – END OF SEASON
Auburn Wins Series 2-1

The O-Tigers fell in the first round to Auburn of the New York-Penn League playoffs, which resulted in their season coming to an end.
- Cash Kruth, Staff Writer

28-32, t-4th in North division

The GCL Tigers ended the season in fourth place, falling outside of the Gulf Coast League playoffs.

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