Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Former Midwest League MVP signs with Giants

Former Midwest League MVP Wynton Bernard recently signed a minor-league contract with the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are Bernard’s third MLB team. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2012 and played in their farm system until … 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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Ex-Loons infielder Calhoun named Fall Stars Game MVP

Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Willie Calhoun — a former Great Lakes Loons second baseman — was named the Most Valuable Player of the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game after going 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs batted in, and two … Continue reading

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Ex-Whitecaps catcher to manage West Michigan in 2017

A familiar face will manage the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2017, but it won’t be the same skipper the team has had the past three seasons. The Detroit Tigers announced Thursday that former Whitecaps catcher Mike Rabelo will manage West … Continue reading

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Midwest League announces MiLB award nominees

The Midwest League announced its nominees for five prestigious Minor League Baseball awards Tuesday. The Fort Wayne TinCaps are nominated for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, which honors a “complete” baseball franchise that has demonstrated franchise stability and significant … Continue reading

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