Category Archives: West Michigan Whitecaps

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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2016 Snappers pitcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

A 2016 Midwest Leaguer is among the nine Minor League Baseball players announced as recipients of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Monday. The award winners were chosen from the 10 domestic-based, full-season MiLB leagues, with a player selected for each position. … Continue reading

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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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