Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

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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Kernels hand Bees their 5th straight loss

The Cedar Rapids Kernels used two big innings to beat the Burlington Bees 8-2 on Friday. The loss was Burlington’s fifth in a row. The Kernels scored four runs in the 2nd inning, chasing Bees SP Sean Newcomb, who took … Continue reading

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LumberKings win in Leyland’s return to Clinton

Former MLB manager Jim Leyland was the guest of honor on “Throwback Night” at Clinton’s Ashford University Field, and the LumberKings won 4-0 in front of their old skipper. Not that he managed the LumberKings, per se — Leyland helmed … Continue reading

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Liriano makes MLB debut; Farmer to debut on Wednesday

Former Midwest League MVP Rymer Liriano made his major-league debut with the San Diego Padres on Monday, going 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly in his team’s 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. He batted seventh and played right field. Liriano … Continue reading

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Castillo, Feliz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains SS Ivan Castillo and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 4-11. In six games during that period, Castillo … Continue reading

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Peoria bounces back with win over Wisconsin

The Peoria Chiefs bounced back from their two-loss Thursday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers with a 5-2 win on Friday. SP Rob Kaminsky made a quality start for the Chiefs, giving up two runs on five hits, a walk, and … Continue reading

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