Robles Promoted to High A Lakeland

West Michigan Whitecaps

June 22, 2009 - Midwest League (MWL) - West Michigan Whitecaps

News Release

COMSTOCK PARK -The West Michigan Whitecaps, in conjunction with the Detroit Tigers, announced today that left handed pitcher Mauricio Robles has been promoted to High A Lakeland and will start today against the Daytona Cubs.

Robles is 4-4 with a 4.63 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 56.1 innings pitched this season. He is also tied for third in the Midwest League in strikeouts.

Although Robles was selected to the Midwest League All-Star team, he will not attend the game.

The Whitecaps return home Thursday, June 25 to take on the Great Lakes Loons at 7:00 p.m. Individual and group tickets are on sale and can be purchased at the West Michigan Glass Block Ticket Office at Fifth Third Ballpark, by calling the Whitecaps front office at 616-784-4131 or by visiting

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