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Detroit Tiger Andy Dirks in West Michigan This Weekend for Injury Rehab Assignment

Former West Michigan Whitecap and current Detroit Tiger Andy Dirks will continue his injury rehabilitation assignment by joining the West Michigan Whitecaps for 6 games.

Dirks will be with the Whitecaps for their weekend series at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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Byron Township Little League Loses in State Championship Game

A great season by Byron Township's Little League team, but it has come to the end of the road.

Byron Township lost 6-5 to Midland in today's Little League state championship game.

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Michigan State Little League Championship: Byron Township vs. Midland [Live Stream Video/Updates]

Michigan Little League State Final: Byron Township vs. Midland on WZZM-13

 

Byron Township versus Midland in the Michigan state Little League (Majors) tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds hosted by Roosevelt Park on Wednesday, July 23.

The game time is 10 a.m., and you can watch the live streaming video right here from our news-gathering partner, WZZM-13.

Go Byron Township!

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Whitecaps Fifth Third Ballpark Re-build is Nearly Finished

The rebuilding of Fifth Third Ballpark is nearly finished a few weeks ahead of schedule.

We all remember the devastating January fire that heavily damaged the ballpark and destroyed the first base concourse. But, our news partner, WZZM TV13, reports the Whitecaps, along with super work crews were able to pull together and get the work finished earlier than expected.

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Fifth Third Ballpark Rebuilding Complete

Fire damaged the West Michigan Whitecaps home park, Fifth Third Ballpark, on January 3.

The season began on April 8 while repairs on the first base concourse and suites continued.

Repairs are now complete and the new suites are open at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Win Longest Game in Franchise History [Video]

Monday night was a long night for the West Michigan Whitecaps, as the team played its longest game in franchise history.

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Share your Whitecaps memories on Opening Day 2014

The Whitecaps have been a part of West Michigan since 1994.

Thousands have made countless memories with the Whitecaps over the years.

As the 2014 season begins, share your favorite memories of the Whitecaps.

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Outfielder Already Has Play of the Season [Video]

Preseason baseball games don't mean anything, right? Well, tell that to A's outfielder Josh Reddick who clearly came into spring training ready to play.

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Whitecaps Asking for Food Ideas

Ahhh, the wonderful taste and aroma of Spam Fries.  Nothing like it.  Seriously, nothing like it because it didn't make the cut.  I thought they were delicious!  Go figure.

Hey West Michigan Whitecaps fans and foodies everywhere.  It's that time of the year again.  We get to suggest some new additions to the Whitecaps menu.

It began yesterday where fans can submit their ideas regarding what new food items they would like to see served at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer.

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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‘Anchorman 2′ Features West Michigan Whitecaps

Well, this is pretty cool. The West Michigan Whitecaps have a part in the new Will Ferrell movie "Anchorman 2," which is in theaters now.

We saw the story on FOX17 on Thursday night.

Apparently, a company shot video at Fifth Third Ballpark a fe

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Mayor Magglio Ordonez?

He looks a bit different. The flowing locks are gone, but the new look is for a new career.  Former Detroit Baseball darling, Magglio Ordonez is working in his new profession, politics.

A year after retiring from baseball, Ordoñez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela.

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