The West Michigan Whitecaps rolled to an 8-3 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels Wednesday night.

After trading runs in the first two frames, the Whitecaps added a four-run third to go up 6-2, two more in the fourth to make it 8-2 and cruised from there.

Jordan Smith (2-0) allowed three runs over five innings and recorded his second victory.

Fernando Perez starts for West Michigan against the Kernels Thursday night.