Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Burlington Bees pitcher traded to Tigers

The Los Angeles Angels announced Friday that they are sending RHP Elvin Rodriguez to the Detroit Tigers as the player to be named later in the Aug. 31 trade involving outfielder Justin Upton and RHP Grayson Long. Rodriguez ended the … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: River Bandits, Dragons advance to next round

The Quad Cities River Bandits and the Dayton Dragons won their respective games Friday, punching their tickets to the second round of the Midwest League playoffs. Neither team won easily. It initially looked like the River Bandits might, as they … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Kernels, TinCaps advance to second round

On the second night of the Midwest League playoffs, the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Fort Wayne TinCaps advanced to the second round while the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Dayton Dragons stayed alive by tying their respective series. The … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Two home teams win, two road teams win

Two home teams and two road teams won on the first night of the Midwest League playoffs, with late runs making the difference in three of the four games. The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods 2-1 … Continue reading

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Grey, Jacob named Midwest League players of the week

Kane County Cougars RHP Connor Grey and Lansing Lugnuts first baseman David Jacob respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of Aug. 28 to Sept. 4. Grey was an obvious choice … Continue reading

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