Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

TinCaps win, completing MWL playoff picture

It took until the final day of the regular season, but the Midwest League playoff picture is finally complete after the Fort Wayne TinCaps claimed the Eastern Division’s second-half wild-card spot. The TinCaps led the wild-card standings by a half-game … Continue reading

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TinCaps lead ED wild-card race with one day left

With one day left in the regular season, the Midwest League’s second-half Eastern Division wild card is still undecided — but the Fort Wayne TinCaps have the easiest route to winning it. Sunday ended with the TinCaps leading the wild-card … Continue reading

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Wild-card races remain tight with two days left in season

The second-half wild-card races in both divisions of the Midwest League remain tight heading into the penultimate day of the regular season. With an 11-1 win over the Lake County Captains last night, the Dayton Dragons have regained the wild-card … Continue reading

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Dragons, TinCaps tied for Eastern Division wild-card lead

As I wrote yesterday, the race for the second-half Eastern Division wild-card spot in the Midwest League playoffs is a close five-team race. Now, with only four days left in the regular season, it’s even closer. Here’s the short version: … Continue reading

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Captains, Kernels clinch 2nd-half division titles

The Midwest League playoff picture became clearer Wednesday night, but the second-half wild-card teams are still to be determined for both divisions. In the Eastern Division, the Lake County Captains clinched the second-half division title, which means they will face … Continue reading

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Bernard named MWL MVP; Velazquez is Prospect of Year

West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard was named the Midwest League MVP for 2014, while South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez was named the league’s Prospect of the Year. Bernard is batting .328 with 6 HR, 45 RBI, 44 … Continue reading

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Maciel, Williams named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Jonathan Maciel and South Bend Silver Hawks OF Justin Williams respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of August 18-24. Maciel was honored for his dominant performance … Continue reading

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