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Whitecaps Announce 2019 Season Schedule

October 2, 2018 - Comstock Park, MI - The West Michigan Whitecaps have announced their schedule for the 2019 season. The team hopes to build on its semifinal playoff appearance in 2018 when it starts its 26th season on the road at South Bend on Thursday, April 4. The Whitecaps' home opener is on Saturday, April 6 against the South Bend Cubs at 4 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. contest on Sunday, April 7. The home season includes 70 home games of a 140-game schedule that will run through September 2. "The Tigers have always given us great ta... Full Story

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Traverse City Baseball Purchases Wuerfel Park, New Team, New League Announced for the 2019 Season

September 26, 2018 - Traverse City, Michigan - Exciting changes are coming to the Traverse City sports and entertainment landscape! Traverse City Baseball, a group of investors lead by the West Michigan Whitecaps, have purchased Wuerfel Park and will begin play as a Northwoods League affiliate in May of 2019. Fans should expect a new, more interactive experience, complete with innovative promotions, new food options and facility upgrades to enhance the ballpark fun. Joe Chamberlin, CEO of the West Michigan Whitecaps will oversee the project. ... Full Story

'Caps Season Ends in 3-1 Loss

September 10, 2018 - BOWLING GREEN, KY - The West Michigan Whitecaps 2018 season ended Sunday night as part of a 3-1 loss to the Bowling Green Hot Rods, resulting in a two-game sweep as part of a best-of-three Midwest League Eastern Division Finals series. The Whitecaps, whose offense ranked 15th of 16 teams in the Midwest League this season, still managed to advance to the Midwest League Playoffs for the fifth consecutive season. The streak marks the longest running playoff streak among Eastern Division teams, and second longest in the Midwe... Full Story

Hot Rods Handle 'Caps in Game 1

September 8, 2018 - COMSTOCK PARK, MI - Sloppy fielding spelled disaster for the West Michigan Whitecaps as they fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods 6-5 in Game 1 of the Midwest League Eastern Division Finals Saturday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. Whitecaps outfielders committed four errors -- three by left fielder Rey Rivera -- allowing two critical unearned runs to cross in the 6-5 defeat. Bowling Green struck first in the third as Jim Haley lined a two-run triple to put the Hot Rods out in front 3-0. Zach Rutherford pounded a double to... Full Story

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West Michigan Whitecaps Minor League Baseball

League: Midwest League
Home: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Class: A
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Website: West Michigan Whitecaps site
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Sun., Sep 9
West Michigan 1 at Bowling Green 3 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
Sat., Sep 8
Bowling Green 6 at West Michigan 5 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
Thu., Sep 6
West Michigan 2 at Great Lakes 1 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
Wed., Sep 5
Great Lakes 0 at West Michigan 6 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
Mon., Sep 3
Fort Wayne 2 at West Michigan 3 Final (10)
Sun., Sep 2
Fort Wayne 1 at West Michigan 2 Final
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