Category: Baseball

Rally ‘Caps Surge Late, 5-4 in 10

Aug 11, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com BELOIT, WI – The West Michigan Whitecaps rallied from two different two-run deficits and took their first lead of the ballgame on a go-ahead RBI-single from Esney Chacon in the tenth inning as part of a 5-4 win over the Beloit Sky Carp on Wednesday at ... READ MORE

Whitecaps Drop Fastest Game in Franchise History

Aug 08, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com LANSING – A franchise record-low 67 minutes of baseball was played on Sunday at Jackson Field as a rain-shortened contest watched the West Michigan Whitecaps drop their series finale in just five innings to the Lansing Lugnuts by a score of 3-1.  Wit... READ MORE

‘Caps ‘Cruz’ to Slugfest Victory

Aug 06, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com LANSING – Trei Cruz’s three-run homer highlighted a seven-run sixth inning as the West Michigan Whitecaps hung on to defeat the Lansing Lugnuts by a score of 11-9 win over the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 7,776 fans on Friday at Jackson Field.   ... READ MORE

‘Caps Drop Wednesday Matinee

Aug 04, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps watched pitcher Joey Wentz collect a scoreless rehab appearance, and Lansing Lugnuts outfielder Denzel Clarke deliver an inside-the-park-home-run for the second straight game as part of an 8-1 loss on Wednesday... READ MORE

Whitecaps split series with Dayton, capture win on Sunday

Aug 01, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK– The West Michigan Whitecaps used extra-base power and strong pitching to defeat the Dayton Dragons 6-5 and earn a series split in front of 6,233 fans Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark. West Michigan collected five doubles - one shy of tyi... READ MORE

Benches clear as Whitecaps’ rally falls short

Jul 29, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK – The West Michigan Whitecaps got down early and piled on six unanswered runs but couldn’t complete the comeback, falling to the Dayton Dragons 8-7 in front of 6,618 fans Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. The Dragons plated seven runs aga... READ MORE

Madden Mows Down Dragons

Jul 28, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK– Pitcher Ty Madden posted five shutout innings while the bullpen dominated as the West Michigan Whitecaps defeated the Dayton Dragons 4-1 in front of 5,334 fans Wednesday evening at LMCU Ballpark. Madden compiled four strikeouts through fi... READ MORE

Holton Plays Hero in 5-4 Walk-Off

Jul 18, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK--Jake Holton's game-winning two-run double delivered the West Michigan Whitecaps a dramatic 5-4, tenth-inning victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in front of 5,452 fans Sunday at LMCU Ballpark. Holton finished the game 2-for-3 with th... READ MORE

Montero Shines in ‘Caps Shutout

Jul 16, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK- - Pitcher Keider Montero enjoyed one of his best starts of the season as the West Michigan Whitecaps two-hit the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in a 5-0 shutout victory in front of 6,294 fans Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. Montero retired the fi... READ MORE

Rattlers Bite ‘Caps in 11, 5-2

Jul 13, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK - -The West Michigan Whitecaps tied their Wednesday afternoon game in the ninth inning but couldn't complete the comeback, falling to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-2 in extra-innings in front of 5,749 fans at LMCU Ballpark. Whitecaps start... READ MORE