Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Ex-Whitecaps OF Stewart hits 1st two MLB HRs in Tigers win

Former West Michigan Whitecaps outfielder Christin Stewart hit his first two major-league homers and drove in six runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to an 11-8 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Stewart’s six RBI are a career … Continue reading

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Hot Rods and Chiefs to face off in Midwest League finals

This year’s Midwest League finals will feature a matchup of franchises eager to end their championship droughts. The Bowling Green Hot Rods will represent the Eastern Division in their first-ever trip to a championship series. (They started as a member … Continue reading

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Chiefs, Hot Rods win opening games in Round 2 of playoffs

The Peoria Chiefs and the Bowling Green Hot Rods won the opening games of their respective second-round series Saturday. Both teams are a win away from advancing to the Midwest League Championship Series. At Cedar Rapids, the Chiefs rallied late … Continue reading

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Kernels sweep Snappers, advance to second round

A three-hit game by Akil Baddoo and a seven-inning shutout from Randy Dobnak were key to the Cedar Rapids Kernels winning Game 2 of their series versus the Beloit Snappers 4-0 Friday. The victory advances the Kernels to the Western … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Hot Rods, Chiefs, Whitecaps advance

In the Midwest League playoffs Thursday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs and the West Michigan Whitecaps all completed first-round sweeps while the Beloit Snappers and the Cedar Rapids Kernels finally got to play Game 1 of their … Continue reading

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