Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

MWL alumni Almora, Gordon have 5-for-5 days

Midwest League alumni Albert Almora and Dee Gordon each turned in a 5-for-5 performance Saturday. Almora’s five hits and an RBI led the Tennessee Smokies to a 7-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Chicago Cubs prospect batted .329 … Continue reading

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Guide to 2015 Midwest League coaches and prospects

Need help finding my posts about each Midwest League team’s prospects and coaching staff? The links below will take you right to them! Beloit Snappers Coaches Prospects Bowling Green Hot Rods Coaches Prospects Burlington Bees Coaches Prospects Cedar Rapids Kernels … Continue reading

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VanMeter undergoes leg surgery; 4-month rehab expected

The Fort Wayne TinCaps issued a press release this afternoon updating the status of infielder Josh VanMeter, who was injured during Monday’s game at Parkview Field. TinCaps second baseman Josh VanMeter underwent a successful surgery on Tuesday morning after fracturing … Continue reading

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Top Blue Jays SS prospect Urena headlines Lugnuts roster

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Toronto Blue Jays prospects are on the Lansing Lugnuts roster, including the organization’s top shortstop prospect, Richard Urena. This is the first full-season club assignment for Urena, who played all … Continue reading

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Gettys, Cordero among prospects assigned to Fort Wayne

Outfielder Michael Gettys and shortstop Franchy Cordero are among the San Diego Padres prospects assigned to the Fort Wayne TinCaps for the start of the 2015 season. The 51st overall pick in the 2014 draft, Gettys batted .310 and led the rookie-level Arizona League with 66 … Continue reading

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Seven top-30 Tigers prospects on Whitecaps roster

Seven players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Detroit Tigers prospects are on the West Michigan Whitecaps roster to start the 2015 season. That includes outfielder Derek Hill, Detroit’s top draft pick (23rd overall) last year. Baseball America … Continue reading

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Cougars announce new food items for 2015

The Kane County Cougars announced new additions to their food and drink menus Tuesday. The most unique of the new offerings is the Heart Attack Burger, which combines breakfast, lunch and dinner items into one large sandwich. It consists of a … Continue reading

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