Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Lightning causes game suspension in Bowling Green

Intense lightning throughout a 45-minute delay prompted postponement of Wednesday’s game between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and the West Michigan Whitecaps. The game will resume Thursday in the bottom of the 3rd inning. The Whitecaps lead 1-0 on a … Continue reading

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LumberKings lose 11th consecutive game

Clinton’s losing streak reached 11 consecutive games when the Beloit Snappers beat the LumberKings 5-1 at Pohlman Field on Monday afternoon. Snappers RHP Heath Fillmyer (1-9, 6.49 ERA) collected his first win of the season after giving up only one … Continue reading

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Baez, Chirinos named MWL players of the week

South Bend Cubs outfielder Jeffrey Baez and Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Yonny Chirinos respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 13-19. During that time, Baez went 14-for-26 (.538) … Continue reading

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Bray, Paulino named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars CF Colin Bray and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP David Paulino respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 6-12. Bray played in seven games during that … Continue reading

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Midwest League pitchers perform well in Futures Game

The U.S. team won big in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, beating the World team 10-1. None of the runs were given up by the three current Midwest League pitchers who took the mound for the World team. Kane County Cougars … Continue reading

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Futures Game starting lineups and pitching order announced

The starting lineups and pitching order for the All-Star Futures Game were announced today. You can see them in their entirety here; in this post, I’m focusing on the three current Midwest League players who are on the rosters. All three of … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne ‘Octane’ win on walk-off bunt

Playing as the Fort Wayne Octane for “What Could’ve Been?” Night on Friday, the TinCaps had enough gas left in the tank for a walk-off win in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Great Lakes Loons. The TinCaps … Continue reading

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