Category Archives: 2015 Playoffs

Parrish named manager of West Michigan Whitecaps

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will manage the team’s Midwest League affiliate next year. Parrish takes the reins of the West Michigan Whitecaps after four seasons at the helm of the Erie SeaWolves, Detroit’s Double-A affiliate in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Jimenez perfect in MLB debut, sent back to Triple-A afterward

Former West Michigan Whitecaps closer Joe Jimenez made his major-league debut for the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, pitching a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Minnesota Twins. He earned his first big-league strikeout when he got Byron Buxton swinging to end … Continue reading

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Photos of Clinton’s infield renovation

The Clinton LumberKings are renovating the infield of their baseball diamond this offseason and shared some photos showing the project’s progress Monday. The following pictures are all courtesy of the team. More moves involving ex-MWLers More former Midwest Leaguers are on the … Continue reading

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Offseason projects underway at Fifth Third Ballpark

The West Michigan Whitecaps have three construction projects lined up for Fifth Third Ballpark this offseason, with the first one getting underway last week. The first project is replacement of the warning track to improve drainage of the field. The … Continue reading

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Loons advance to Midwest League Championship Series

The Great Lakes Loons rallied late to beat the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-2 Tuesday to advance to their first Midwest League Championship Series. For much of the game, it looked like it would be West Michigan’s night. Starting pitcher Kyle … Continue reading

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