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June 22, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps enjoyed a dominant performance from starting pitcher Brendan White but could not execute with men in scoring position as they fell to the Dayton Dragons 2-0 Tuesday night at LMCU Ballpark. White (1-1) collected the longest start of any 'Caps pitcher this

‘Caps-ized in Lake County 

June 20, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps enjoyed a quality start from pitcher Keider Montero and a four-hit game from Bryant Packard but only tallied five total hits total as part of a 3-0 shutout loss to the Lake County Captains on Sunday afternoon at Classic Park. The shutout marks

Whitecaps Snap Losing Streak

June 20, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps ended up playing into early the following day due to unforeseen circumstances as they beat the Lake County Captains by a score of 9-2 on Saturday night at Classic Park. The evening began with a thunderstorm that adversely affected the playing surface, causing

‘Caps Give Up Nine Straight in 9-4 Loss

June 18, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps took a three-run lead into the fourth inning, but a depleted bullpen gave up nine unanswered runs as part of a 9-4 defeat to the Lake County Captains on Friday night at Classic Park. The loss becomes the fifth straight for West Michigan,

Whitecaps Lose Fourth Straight

June 17, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps showcased starting pitcher Adam Wolf in a homecoming, but the bullpen struggled for the third straight day as part of a 6-3 loss to the Lake County Captains on Thursday night at Classic Park. Wolf, originally from Milan, OH, which sits roughly an

‘Caps Strong Start Fades in 4-2 Loss

June 17, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps enjoyed a terrific start from pitcher Brendan White, but the bullpen was unable to hold a late lead in a 4-2 loss to the Lake County Captains on Wednesday night at Classic Park. The loss marks the second straight night in which West

‘Caps Drop Series Opener

June 16, 2021

EASTLAKE, OH – West Michigan Whitecaps infielder Wenceel Perez dropped a pop-up with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning that allowed two runs to score as part of a 3-2 walk-off loss to the Lake County Captains on Wednesday night at Classic Park.

Torkelson, Dingler Promoted After 6-2 Loss

June 13, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps settled for a split of their six-game series with a 6-2 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark, but the big story came after the ballgame. After the loss to Lansing, Whitecaps infielder Spencer Torkelson and catcher Dillon Dingler

Brieske, Tork’ Power 9-0 Shutout

June 12, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI - Spencer Torkelson put on a show as a solid pitching performance carried the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 9-0 shutout victory over the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 5,249 fans Saturday night at LMCU Ballpark. Torkelson finished 2-for-5 with a run scored, two doubles, and three

Tork’s Tank Highlights 9-4 Win

June 11, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Detroit Tigers top prospects Spencer Torkelson and Dillon Dingler propelled the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 9-4 comeback win over the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 4,175 delighted fans Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. The Whitecaps offense put on a show, spearheaded by Dingler and Torkelson,

‘Caps Enjoy Crushed Nuts

June 10, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps got a boost from three top-10 Tigers prospects in a 10-0 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 5,011 fans Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. Every Whitecaps batter recorded a hit as Spencer Torkelson finished 3-for-3 with a double and three

‘Caps Drop Fifth Straight

June 10, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The Lansing Lugnuts saw a complete performance carry them to an 8-1 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps in front of a season-high 2,669 fans Wednesday night at LMCU Ballpark. All but one Lugnuts batter recorded a base hit as Lansing pitchers Brock Whittlesey, Seth Shuman,

Whitecaps Fall in Series Opener

June 8, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Pitching dominated as the Lansing Lugnuts shut out the West Michigan Whitecaps 2-0 in front of 2,461 fans Tuesday night at LMCU Ballpark. West Michigan went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position as the 'Caps amassed only five hits while striking out eight times in the

Whitecaps Drop Series to Loons

June 6, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps missed a chance to get a split of a six-game series as part of an 8-4 loss to the Great Lakes Loons on Sunday afternoon at Dow Diamond. The loss gives the Loons a 4-2 win in the weeklong series, marking the second

‘Caps Get Blanked at Great Lakes

June 5, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps got behind early and never recovered as part of an 11-0 loss to the Great Lakes Loons in front of a season-high 3,896 fans on Saturday night at Dow Diamond. The Whitecaps now hold a 4-7 record against Great Lakes this season, while

Whitecaps Lose, 9-4

June 4, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps allowed a pair of one-run leads to slip away as part of a 9-4 loss to the Great Lakes Loons Friday night at Dow Diamond. The Loons scored the first run of the game on a Ryan Ward groundout before the ‘Caps took

‘Caps Wash Away Loons in 12-1 Win

June 3, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps got home runs from Spencer Torkelson, Dane Myers, and a grand slam from Dillon Dingler as part of a 12-1 win over the Great Lakes Loons Thursday night at Dow Diamond. The win marks the third time the Whitecaps hit three home runs

Win Streak Ends in 5-4 Loss

June 2, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps made a pair of errors that led to big innings and the end of their long winning streak in a 5-4 loss to the Great Lakes Loons Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. The loss caps the Whitecaps winning streak at eight games –

Whitecaps Make it Eight Straight

June 1, 2021

MIDLAND, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps enjoyed a huge first inning and never looked back as part of a 7-5 victory over the Great Lakes Loons Tuesday night at Dow Diamond. West Michigan sent ten batters to the plate and tallied a season-high eight hits in the opening frame

‘Caps Get League’s First 6-Game Sweep

May 30, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps got a big boost from two top-10 Detroit Tigers prospects to go with dominant pitching in a 7-1 victory over the Lake County Captains Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark. 2020 second-round picks Dillon Dingler and Daniel Cabrera each launched pair of home

We’re the Captain Now

May 29, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps got a lift from prized Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson as fireworks flew literally and figuratively in a 17-5 victory over the Lake County Captains in front of a sellout crowd Saturday night at LMCU Ballpark. Torkelson blasted a pair of three-run

Dingler’s Dinger Helps ‘Caps Win 5th Straight

May 28, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Catcher Dillon Dingler pounded a two-run home run as the West Michigan Whitecaps rode a dominant performance from their pitching staff to a 2-1 victory over the Lake County Captains Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. The Whitecaps bullpen left a total of 10 Lake County baserunners

Whitecaps Conquer Captains

May 28, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps weathered the storms literally and figuratively in collecting a 6-2 victory over the Lake County Captains in front a 2,500-fan sellout Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. The Whitecaps collected 12 hits -- six times their amount in their Wednesday win – as

Pitching Propels ‘Caps to .500

May 25, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – For the second straight day, the West Michigan Whitecaps got a huge lift from their pitching staff as they squeaked past the first-place Lake County Captains 4-3 in comeback fashion Tuesday night at LMCU Ballpark. The ‘Caps pen dominated through the last four innings as Sam

Whitecaps Take Series in Wisconsin

May 23, 2021

APPLETON, WI – The West Michigan Whitecaps bullpen stole the show as five pitchers chipped in to toss a six-hit shutout as part of a 4-0 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Fox Cities Stadium. Injuries were another big storyline on Sunday, as prior to Sunday’s contest, scheduled starting