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2008 WEST MICHIGAN WHITECAPS

+    Level: A
Location:  Comstock Park,MI
Team Record:  72-65   .526
Result:   3rd in Midwest League - Eastern Division
Affiliate:  Detroit Tigers
Manager(s):  Joe Depastino
Stadium:  Fifth Third Ballpark
Attendance:  367,532
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Magglio Ordonez (34)
Youngest Player:  Mauricio Robles (19)
Top Hitter:  Justin Henry (16)
Top Pitcher:  Jon Kibler (1)
Midwest League Standings
EasternWLPctGB
South Bend7663.547--
Lansing7664.5430.5
West Michigan7265.5263.0
Fort Wayne7169.5075.5
Dayton6672.4789.5
Great Lakes5485.38822.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
27Alex AvilaCMLB5-11210LeftRight1/29/198721Pembroke Pines,Florida20085163DET

23Ronnie Bourquin3BAA6-3210LeftRight4/29/198523Canton,Ohio2006250DET
27Joseph BowenCAA6-2190BothRight9/25/198720Ocala,Florida200612352DET
33Chris Carlson1BA+6-4225RightRight1/7/198424Topeka,Kansas200629862DET
12Adrian CasanovaCAAA6-0204RightRight5/6/198325Miami,Florida2006401192DET
18Kelvin CedanoPA6-0175RightRight11/3/198522Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic2007UDFA DET
16Audy CiriacoSS-3BAAA6-3195RightRight6/16/198721San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic2005UDFA DET
13Rudy DarrowPAA5-10180RightRight2/11/198424Stillwater,Oklahoma200632952DET
22Andy DirksLFMLB6-0195LeftLeft1/24/198622Hutchinson,Kansas20088253DET
-Brandon Douglas2BAAA6-0185RightRight8/27/198522St. Charles,Iowa200811343DET
44Alfredo FigaroPMLB6-0173RightRight7/7/198423Samana,Dominican Republic2006UDFA DET
19Angel FloresCAAA6-0195RightRight8/16/198621Manati,Puerto Rico2003461363FLA
13Aaron FuhrmanPA6-0185LeftLeft4/2/198820Staten Island,New York200623682DET
34Lauren GagnierPAAA6-2210RightRight2/28/198523Santa Cruz,California200610292DET
-Ramon GarciaPAAA6-2165LeftLeft10/30/198423Yamasa,Dominican Republic2005UDFA DET
26Wilton GarciaPA6-1185RightRight4/12/198523Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic2007UDFA DET
-Curtis GrandersonCF-LFMLB6-1180LeftRight3/16/198127Blue Island,Illinois2002380DET
43Scott GreenPA+6-7240RightRight8/10/198522Dayton,Ohio2008399DET
-Joaquin GuzmanSSA6-0170BothRight9/22/198621Bani,Dominican Republic2007UDFA DET
-Brandon HamiltonPA6-2205RightRight12/25/198819Montgomery,Alabama2007160DET
17Justin Henry2B-OFAAA6-3190LeftRight4/30/198523Houston,Texas20079301DET
29Andrew HessPA+6-4210RightRight11/6/198423Kalamazoo,Michigan200719601DET
28Matt HoffmanPAAA6-2195LeftLeft11/18/198819Owasso,Oklahoma200726811DET
12Brett JacobsonPAAA6-6205RightRight11/9/198621Carefree,Arizona20084133DET
9Kody KaiserOFAA5-9185BothRight4/6/198523Oklahoma City,Oklahoma200715481DET
36Jon KiblerPAA6-5210LeftLeft8/10/198621Baltimore,Maryland200730931DET
21Noah KrolPAA6-2185BothRight6/6/198424Nickerson,Kansas200717541DET
-Mark McBratneyOFA5-10170LeftRight12/26/198423Wichita,Kansas2007UDFA DET
25Cory MiddletonSSA6-1185RightRight10/3/198522Pensacola,Florida200410283DET
28Santo MiesesPA+5-11185RightRight4/15/198523Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic2007UDFA DET
35Manny MiguelezPA6-2200LeftLeft11/16/198522Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic20078271DET
20Paul NardozziPA6-1185RightRight3/14/198523East Amherst,New York200731960DET
24Jordan NewtonCA+5-10185RightRight8/29/198522Elizabethtown,Kentucky20066172DET
-Magglio OrdonezRFMLB6-0200RightRight1/28/197434Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA CHW
22Hayden Parrott3BA6-1195RightRight4/11/198820West Bloomfield,Michigan200611322DET
34Orlando PerdomoPA6-0160RightRight5/3/198424Ojeda,Venezuela2002UDFA DET
15Kyle PeterOFAA6-2185LeftRight2/4/198622St. Louis,Missouri2007341047DET
32Mauricio RoblesPMLB5-10160LeftLeft3/5/198919Valencia,Venezuela2008UDFA DET
-Keith SteinOFA5-10185LeftRight10/17/198522College Station,Texas200829883DET
7Roger TomasIFA+5-8185BothRight4/17/198622Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic2007UDFA DET
11Joe TuckerOFAA5-11170RightRight1/25/198424Canton,Ohio200624712DET
-Brayan VillarrealPMLB6-0170RightRight5/10/198721La Guaira,Venezuela2007UDFA DET
28Thad WeberPMLB6-2205RightRight9/28/198423Seward,Nebraska200816493DET
22Casper WellsLF-RFMLB6-2205RightRight11/23/198423Grand Rapids,Michigan200514420DET
14Chris WhiteOFAAA6-0180BothRight11/12/198720Lompoc,California200712391DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe DepastinoManager 
Benny DistefanoHitting Coach 
Mark JohnsonPitching Coach 


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