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WHITECAPS MEDIA DAY SET FOR MONDAY

April 29, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI - - Thursday, April 29th - - The West Michigan Whitecaps have scheduled their 2021 Media Day for Monday, May 3, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Media Day begins after the conclusion of a Whitecaps workout, taking place from 11:00 am–12:30 pm to welcome Minor League Baseball back

COMSTOCK PARK, MI - - Thursday, April 29**th** - - The West Michigan Whitecaps have scheduled their 2021 Media Day for Monday, May 3, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Media Day begins after the conclusion of a Whitecaps workout, taking place from 11:00 am–12:30 pm to welcome Minor League Baseball back to LMCU Ballpark. Gates open to media only at

10:30 a.m. with Media Day following the workout at 1:00pm.

Due to COVID-19 and an abundance of caution, this workout will not be open to the public.

The Media Day event will provide members of the media a rare opportunity for socially distanced in-person access to the 2021 team. All media personnel are advised to enter LMCU Ballpark through Gate C. Be sure to wear your mask.

Manager Brayan Pena, along with coaches, players, and front office personnel, will be available for questions at approximately 1:00 pm from on top of the Whitecaps first-base dugout. Players scheduled to speak to the media include Spencer Torkelson, Dillon Dingler, Danny Cabrera, and any other players or coaches by request. 1-on-1 interviews will be available at a separate location inside LMCU Ballpark following the Player Q&A sessions.

Members of the media waiting for their full-season media credentials can pick them up at the event. If you have a specific request to confirm ahead of time, please contact Dan Hasty ([email protected] or 586-604-6755) or Steve VanWagoner ([email protected] or 616-318-8949).

The Whitecaps begin the 2021 season in Fort Wayne on Tuesday, May 4, to visit the TinCaps before returning to LMCU Ballpark to face the Great Lakes Loons for their home-opener on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:35 pm. A limited quantity of season, group, and individual tickets can be reserved by calling the Whitecaps front office at 616-784-4131 or visiting www.whitecapsbaseball.com.

About West Michigan Whitecaps: The Whitecaps minor league baseball team was established in 1994. The Whitecaps are the High- A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play in the Eastern Division of the High-A Central League. The team’s home games are played in West Michigan’s favorite, largest, outdoor, multi-purpose venue, LMCU Ballpark. For more information visit whitecapsbaseball.com. Contact: Steve VanWagoner at [email protected] or 616.318.8949.