Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Kernels get new manager for 2019 season

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager for the 2019 season, but he will be a familiar face. Brian Dinkelman will manage the Kernels after serving as the team’s hitting coach during the past three seasons. He played … Continue reading

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Parrish to return as Whitecaps manager in 2019

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will return as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2019 after leading the team to a 69-70 record during the regular season and a second-half postseason berth that took them to the second … Continue reading

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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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