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‘Caps One-Hit by Bandits

April 12, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, MI — The West Michigan Whitecaps broke up a no-hitter in the ninth inning as part of an 8-1 loss to the Quad Cities River Bandits on a windy Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. In the ‘Caps first home loss of the 2024 season, West Michigan watched Quad

‘Caps and Quad Cities Postponed

April 11, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, MI — Thursday’s ballgame between the West Michigan Whitecaps and Quad Cities River Bandits at LMCU Ballpark has been postponed due to inclement weather. Due to steady rain showers falling throughout the early morning on Thursday, the decision was made to postpone the contest. Thursday’s game becomes part

Jenkins Blasts Away Bandits

April 10, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, MI — The West Michigan Whitecaps saw a clutch home run carry them to a 4-3 victory over the Quad Cities River Bandits 4-3 on Wednesday evening at LMCU Ballpark. For the second night in a row, the 'Caps staged a comeback in the bottom of the seventh

‘Paint the Park Pink’ with the Whitecaps and Corewell Health

April 10, 2024

‘Paint the Park Pink’ with the Whitecaps and Corewell Health The Whitecaps and Corewell Health are teaming up this Mother’s Day to fight breast cancer. Wear your pinkest outfit to LMCU Ballpark this Mother’s Day, May 12th, as the Whitecaps look to ‘Paint the Park’ pink in honor and celebration

Whitecaps Open ’24 at LMCU Ballpark with 10-6 Win

April 10, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, MI — The West Michigan Whitecaps rode a hot start from pitcher Colin Fields and got some timely offense late to defeat the Quad Cities River Bandits 10-6 in the 2024 home opener in front of 4,002 fans on Tuesday evening at LMCU Ballpark. Fields struck out the

‘Caps Open 2024 With a Win

April 6, 2024

EASTLAKE, OH – The West Michigan Whitecaps opened the 2024 season by splitting a doubleheader with the Lake County Captains Saturday evening at Classic Park – shutting out the Captains 2-0 in the first game before falling 3-1 in the nightcap. Whitecaps pitchers dominated, posting 14 strikeouts and allowing just

Familiar Faces Headline Whitecaps ’24 Roster

March 30, 2024

Five Top-30 Prospects head to West Michigan - CLICK HERE FOR FULL ROSTER Comstock Park, MI - - Saturday, March 30, 2024 - - The West Michigan Whitecaps return 23 players to the club, including five members of Detroit Tigers Top 30 prospect lists to highlight the clubs’ initial 2024

Whitecaps Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

January 24, 2024

Cappuccilli Named Whitecaps Manager Mud Hens Bench Coach Heads to West Michigan COMSTOCK PARK, MI (JANUARY 22, 2024) – The West Michigan Whitecaps will have several new faces in their 2024 dugout, led by Tony Cappuccilli, named the 15th manager in club history, in a move announced with the Detroit

‘Caps Season Ends in Defeat

September 10, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps fell short of their first postseason berth since 2018 as part of a 4-1 loss to the Great Lakes Loons Sunday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd of 8,414 fans at LMCU Ballpark. The Whitecaps entered the day needing to beat

‘Caps Keep Hopes Alive in 5-3 Win

September 10, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps kept the hopes for their first postseason appearance since 2018 alive as part of a 5-3 victory over the Great Lakes Loons in a must-win scenario with 8,007 fans present Saturday night at LMCU Ballpark. WATCH: WHITECAPS TAKE MUST-WIN GAME ON SATURDAY

Pena Propels ‘Caps to 4-1 Victory

September 8, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Pitcher Carlos Pena wielded six outstanding innings while Luke Gold added a huge home run as the West Michigan Whitecaps topped the Great Lakes Loons 4-1 in front of 6,162 fans Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. Pena tossed six scoreless innings for the second time this

‘Caps Fall Just Short, 5-4

September 8, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps couldn’t come up with the big hit they needed as part of a 5-4 loss to the Great Lakes Loons in front of 5,313 fans Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. Despite 'Caps pitching holding the Loons to a 2-for-12 mark with runners

Allen’s Heroics Rally ‘Caps, 6-5

September 6, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – Brady Allen's go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning kept the West Michigan Whitecaps postseason hopes alive as part of a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Great Lakes Loons in front of 5,005 fans Wednesday night at LMCU Ballpark. Despite finishing just 1-for-10 with runners in

Loons Speed Past ‘Caps, 2-1

September 5, 2023

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps couldn't string any hits together despite a stellar performance from the pitching staff, falling to the Great Lakes Loons 2-1 in front of 5,005 fans Tuesday evening at LMCU Ballpark. West Michigan struggled to generate any offense, reaching just four baserunners while

‘Caps Fall into First-Place Tie

September 3, 2023

LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps tough loss on Saturday night carried over to Sunday afternoon as part of a 19-9 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts at Jackson Field in the team’s final road game of the 2023 regular season. A night after a 11-10, 11-inning loss in Lansing,

Critical Mistakes Lead to Tough Loss

September 2, 2023

LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps bullpen allowed seven runs over the last five innings to surrender three separate late-inning leads, and a pair of costly fielding errors led to a heartbreaking 11-10, 11-inning loss to the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 5,896 fans at Jackson Field on Saturday

Johnson’s Homer Sends ‘Caps to 5-3 Win

September 1, 2023

LANSING, MI – Outfielder Dom Johnson’s first home run with his new team couldn’t have come at a better time, as his go-ahead solo shot sent the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 5-3 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Friday night at Jackson Field. Johnson, who joined the ‘Caps roster

Lugnuts Top ‘Caps, 5-3

September 1, 2023

LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps fell behind early and never recovered as part of a 5-3 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts in front of 7,719 fans on Friday at Jackson Field. The ‘Caps fell into a four-run deficit just three innings into a contest, resulting in a loss

‘Caps Stun Lugnuts, 5-3

August 31, 2023

LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps took full advantage of a stellar start from pitcher Jackson Jobe, along with the help of a rarely-used rule in the late innings, to pick up a 5-3 come-from-behind win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday at Jackson Field. Jobe, the Detroit Tigers

Whitecaps Start Lansing Series with 5-2 Win

August 29, 2023

LANSING, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps rode an outstanding pitching performance from right-hander Garrett Burhenn, and its bullpen held on in the late innings as part of a 5-2 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Tuesday at Jackson Field. Burhenn tossed five scoreless innings in his regularly scheduled appearance

‘Caps Let Series Slip in Peoria

August 27, 2023

PEORIA, IL – The West Michigan Whitecaps lost a late-inning lead for the fourth time in its series as Jimmy Crooks collected a bases-loaded walk-off walk as part of a 5-4 loss in ten innings to the Peoria Chiefs at Dozer Park on Sunday afternoon. The loss gives the Chiefs

‘Caps Lose Late Lead in 5-2 Loss

August 26, 2023

PEORIA, IL – The West Michigan Whitecaps held the lead for most of Saturday night’s contest against the Peoria Chiefs at Dozer Park but gave up five unanswered runs over the final two innings, leading to a 5-2 loss in front of 6,549 fans. The Whitecaps offense went cold after

Whitecaps Draw Even in Series with 9-1 Win

August 26, 2023

PEORIA, IL – The West Michigan Whitecaps enjoyed an excellent night from starting pitcher Dylan Smith, while the offense tallied 17 base hits as part of a 9-1 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Friday night at Dozer Park. The ‘Caps enjoyed an outstanding performance in high-leverage situations, going 9-for-21

‘Caps Crushed in 4-3 Loss

August 25, 2023

PEORIA, IL – The West Michigan Whitecaps suffered their second straight heartbreaking loss as three wild pitches in the bottom of the ninth inning set up a walk-off RBI single by RJ Yaeger as part of a 4–3 loss to the Peoria Chiefs on Thursday night at Dozer Park. The

Chiefs 8, Whitecaps 7

August 23, 2023

PEORIA, IL – The West Michigan Whitecaps were two outs away from victory on two different occasions, but game-tying and game-winning home runs in the ninth and tenth innings led to an 8-7, 10-inning loss to the Peoria Chiefs at Dozer Park on Wednesday. West Michigan left 12 runners on