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Sad Emoji; Whitecaps Lose on Social Media Night

June 30, 2016 - COMSTOCK PARK, MI - The West Michigan Whitecaps couldn't parlay their 'Emoji jerseys' into a victory as they fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods 12-2 in front of 7,002 fans at Fifth Third Ballpark Thursday night. Before the contest, the team took the field donned in their 'Emoji Jerseys' in honor of Social Media Night - a jersey littered with various emoticons by virtue of it winning a fan vote on whitecapsbaseball.com before the season. The jerseys gained national attention throughout th... Full Story

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Whitecaps Overpower Hot Rods

June 29, 2016 - COMSTOCK PARK, MI - West Michigan outfielder Derek Hill enjoyed a career high four hits and paced the 'Caps offense in a 10-7 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods in front of 5,676 at Fifth Third Ballpark on Wednesday night. Both teams opened up the scoring in their first inning. Kewby Meyer singled home a run for the Hot Rods, and Will Allen responded with a run scoring single for the 'Caps. After both teams again traded runs in the third inning, Bowling Green opened up the game with three r... Full Story

Jon Phelps Named General Manager and Rex Walters Head Coach of Grand Rapids Drive

June 29, 2016 - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has named Jon Phelps as general manager and Rex Walters as head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive - the NBA D-League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "We're fortunate to be able to fill these two positions with guys we feel very comfortable with," said Stan Van Gundy, president of basketball operations and head coach of the Detroit Pistons. "Jon was in Grand Rapid... Full Story

Whitecaps Run over by Hot Rods

June 28, 2016 - COMSTOCK PARK, MI - The West Michigan Whitecaps took a tie score into the seventh inning, but a fielding error opened the door for the opposition in a 5-2 loss to the Bowling Green Hot Rods Tuesday night in front of 7,055 fans at Fifth Third Ballpark. The Hot Rods opened the scoring in the fourth, when David Rodriguez blasted a two-run homer against Whitecaps starter Beau Burrows to take a 2-0 lead. The Texas native finished the contest having allowed just those two runs on three hits spannin... Full Story

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July 2 MWL West Michigan at Dayton 7:00 p.m.
July 1 MWL West Michigan at Dayton 7:00 p.m.
June 30 MWL Bowling Green 12 at West Michigan 2 Final
June 29 MWL Bowling Green 7 at West Michigan 10 Final
June 28 MWL Bowling Green 5 at West Michigan 2 Final
June 27 MWL Bowling Green 5 at West Michigan 9 Final
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