Category: Baseball

Whitecaps fall after TinCaps power an eight-run frame

May 20, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com FORT WAYNE, IN – The West Michigan Whitecaps struggled to get out of a wild second inning, giving up the most runs they've allowed in a single inning all season in a 10-5 loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps in front of 8,045 fans on Friday night at Parkview... READ MORE

Whitecaps hit key home runs in 4-2 win over TinCaps

May 19, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com FORT WAYNE, IN – The West Michigan Whitecaps got home runs off the Midwest League ERA leader and big outs in clutch situations as part of a 4-2 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps in front of 5,512 fans on Thursday night at Parkview Field.   The Whiteca... READ MORE

Whitecaps Roll to 9-0 Shutout Win

May 18, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com FORT WAYNE, IN – The West Michigan Whitecaps excelled in all phases, as four pitchers combined to three-hit the Fort Wayne TinCaps as part of a 9-0 landslide Wednesday victory at Parkview Field.  Keider Montero, Elvis Alvarado, Dario Gardea, and Ch... READ MORE

‘Caps Come Up Just Short in 5-4 Loss

May 17, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com FORT WAYNE, IN – The West Michigan Whitecaps came up just short as part of a 5-4 loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps in front of nearly 3,000 fans Tuesday at Parkview Field.  The back-and-forth contest saw West Michigan take the largest lead of the ballga... READ MORE

‘Caps Take Series with Sky Carp

May 15, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK, MI – In a low-scoring duel, the West Michigan Whitecaps outpitched the Beloit Sky Carp in a 2-1 win in front of 6,857 fans Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark. Whitecaps starter and Tigers Top-10 prospect Dylan Smith silenced the Sky Carp, ... READ MORE

Ludington falls to North Muskegon 6-5

May 14, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com MUSKEGON -- Ludington's baseball team dropped a tough 6-5 game to North Muskegon in the Lakes 8 Activities Conference at Marsh Field in Muskegon on Friday evening. Nathan Dillehay was the starting pitcher on the hill for the Orioles, throwing six innings ... READ MORE

Whitecaps Win Fifth of Six

May 13, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK– A West Michigan Whitecaps dominant pitching performance carried them to a 3-0 shutout victory over the Beloit Sky Carp on School Kids Day in front of 7,476 fans Friday morning at LMCU Ballpark. Whitecaps starter and Tigers No. 15 prospect... READ MORE

‘Caps Respond in 13-3 Win

May 13, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com COMSTOCK PARK –One night after losing by a score of 14-3, the West Michigan Whitecaps returned the favor by exploding on offense as they thrashed the Beloit Sky Carp 13-3 in front of 4,501 delighted fans Thursday at LMCU Ballpark.  Every Whitecaps batt... READ MORE

Ludington drops doubleheader to Spring Lake

May 11, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com SPRING LAKE--Ludington's baseball team dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Spring Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 2-1 and 11-0. Hayden Madl gave the Orioles another strong pitching performance in the first game against the Lakers, keeping them in it fro... READ MORE

Chye tosses a perfect game as Spartans sweep Hart

May 11, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com HART -- Mason County Central's baseball team swept a West Michigan Conference doubleheader from Hart on the road Tuesday afternoon, 12-0 and 12-6. Will Chye threw a perfect five-inning game in the opener, and added a home run at the plate for good measure... READ MORE

Ludington baseball earns two against Benzie Central

May 11, 2022 LocalSportsJournal.com Ludington baseball overtook Benzie Central with a pair of wins on Tuesday. The Orioles came through with 5-1 and 6-1 wins. Jonny Weinert posted the victory on the mound, striking five while giving up just one hit on three innings pitched. Lud... READ MORE