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2008 West Michigan Whitecaps (A)

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Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
Nickname:
W-L Record: 72-65 .526
Rank: 3rd in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 581-544 + 37
Manager(s): Joe Depastino
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Fifth Third Ballpark
Attendance: 367,532 3/14
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Benny Distefano
Pitching Coach: Mark Johnson

#1 Draft Picks

Brandon Hamilton (#60)
Midwest League Eastern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
7663.547--
7664.5430.5
7265.5263.0
7169.5075.5
6672.4789.5
5485.38822.0
Full League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2008 West Michigan Whitecaps season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    27Alex AvilaC5-11210L-R21DET: 2008-5-163MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    23Ronnie Bourquin3B6-3210L-R23DET: 2006-2-50AA--
    27Joseph BowenC6-2190B-R20DET: 2006-12-352AA--
    33Chris Carlson1B6-4225R-R24DET: 2006-29-862A+--
    12Adrian CasanovaC6-0204R-R25DET: 2006-40-1192AAA--
    18Kelvin CedanoP6-0175R-R22UDFAA--
    16Audy CiriacoSS-3B6-3195R-R21UDFAAAAColumbus (AAA) >> Cleveland IndiansMinors
    13Rudy DarrowP5-10180R-R24DET: 2006-32-952AA--
    22Andy DirksLF6-0195L-L22DET: 2008-8-253MLB-Free Agent
    -Brandon Douglas2B6-0185R-R22DET: 2008-11-343AAA-Free Agent
    44Alfredo FigaroP6-0173R-R23UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    19Angel FloresC6-0195R-R21FLO: 2003-46-1363AAA--
    13Aaron FuhrmanP6-0185L-L20DET: 2006-23-682A--
    34Lauren GagnierP6-2210R-R23DET: 2006-10-292AAA--
    -Ramon GarciaP6-2165L-L23UDFAAAA-Free Agent
    26Wilton GarciaP6-1185R-R23UDFAA--
    -Curtis GrandersonCF-LF6-1180L-R27DET: 2002-3-80MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    43Scott GreenP6-7240R-R22DET: 2008-3-99A+--
    -Joaquin GuzmanSS6-0170B-R21UDFAA--
    -Brandon HamiltonP6-2205R-R19DET: 2007-1-60A--
    17Justin Henry2B-OF6-3190L-R23DET: 2007-9-301AAABoston Red Sox7-day DL
    29Andrew HessP6-4210R-R23DET: 2007-19-601A+--
    28Matt HoffmanP6-2195L-L19DET: 2007-26-811AAA-Free Agent
    12Brett JacobsonP6-6205R-R21DET: 2008-4-133AAA-Free Agent
    9Kody KaiserOF5-9185B-R23DET: 2007-15-481AA--
    36Jon KiblerP6-5210L-L21DET: 2007-30-931AA--
    21Noah KrolP6-2185B-R24DET: 2007-17-541AA--
    -Mark McBratneyOF5-10170L-R23UDFAA--
    25Cory MiddletonSS6-1185R-R22DET: 2004-10-283A--
    28Santo MiesesP5-11185R-R23UDFAA+--
    35Manny MiguelezP6-2200L-L22DET: 2007-8-271A--
    20Paul NardozziP6-1185R-R23DET: 2007-31-960A--
    24Jordan NewtonC5-10185R-R22DET: 2006-6-172A+--
    -Magglio OrdonezRF6-0200R-R34UDFAMLB-Retired
    22Hayden Parrott3B6-1195R-R20DET: 2006-11-322A--
    34Orlando PerdomoP6-0160R-R24UDFAA--
    15Kyle PeterOF6-2185L-R22DET: 2007-34-1047AA--
    32Mauricio RoblesP5-10160L-L19UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    -Keith SteinOF5-10185L-R22DET: 2008-29-883A--
    7Roger TomasIF5-8185B-R22UDFAA+--
    11Joe TuckerOF5-11170R-R24DET: 2006-24-712AA--
    -Brayan VillarrealP6-0170R-R21UDFAMLBMinnesota TwinsMinors
    28Thad WeberP6-2205R-R23DET: 2008-16-493MLBToledo (AAA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    22Casper WellsLF-RF6-2205R-R23DET: 2005-14-420MLB-Free Agent
    14Chris WhiteOF6-0180B-R20DET: 2007-12-391AAA--


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