Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

Betts wins Home Run Derby, is named MVP of All-Star Game

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Chris Betts won the Midwest League Home Run Derby on Monday, then was named the MVP of the MWL All-Star Game a day later after he blasted the game-winning homer for the East Division team. … Continue reading

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Rosters announced for 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game

The Midwest League announced the starters and full rosters for its 2019 All-Star Game, which will be played at South Bend’s Four Winds Field on Tuesday, June 18. The Bowling Green Hot Rods had the most players selected for the … Continue reading

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Benson’s four-homer game highlights notable night in MWL

There were several notable performances in the Midwest League on Thursday, with a four-homer game by Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson chief among them. Benson’s four roundtrippers (a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two solo shots) in Lake … Continue reading

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Top MWL prospects to watch on Eastern Division teams

A lot of top prospects have passed through the Midwest League in recent years, and this season will be no different. Here is a look at some of the top talents on Opening Day rosters for the MWL’s Eastern Division … Continue reading

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‘Rocky Balburrito’ wins Whitecaps Fan Food Vote

“Rocky Balburrito” — a deep-fried cheesesteak burrito — went from contender to winner in this year’s West Michigan Whitecaps Fan Food Vote. The win wasn’t a knockout, however, as the competition was tight between the top 10 contenders, with the … Continue reading

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