Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

MWL championship trophy on display in Loons office

The Great Lakes Loons have the Midwest League championship trophy on display in their front office, as you can see in the above photo shared by the team on social media. The Loons won the league title Sunday when they … 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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LumberKings advance to MWL Championship Series

The Clinton LumberKings are heading back to the Midwest League Championship Series for the first time since 2010 after outlasting the Cedar Rapids Kernels in an epic 1-0 Game 3 that lasted 11 innings Monday. It was a hard-fought battle … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Three teams with chance to advance Monday

Three of the four teams left in the playoffs have a chance to advance to the Midwest League Championship Series with a win Monday. The fourth team would need a win Monday and Tuesday to go to the league finals. … Continue reading

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Loons and Whitecaps advance to Eastern Division finals

The Great Lakes Loons and the West Michigan Whitecaps will face off in the Midwest League Eastern Division finals, with the best-of-three series beginning Sunday at Dow Diamond. The Whitecaps advanced first by beating the South Bend Cubs 4-3 in … Continue reading

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Hot Rods notch first playoff win; Cubs-‘Caps postponed by rain

Down 6-4 at the stretch, the Bowling Green Hot Rods not only faced elimination in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs, but also the prospect of seeing the franchise’s postseason record dropping to 0-8. They managed to avoid … Continue reading

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