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2009 West Michigan Whitecaps (A)

+ Midwest League
Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
Nickname:
W-L Record: 81-59 .579
Rank: 3rd in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 693-560 + 133
Manager(s): Joe Depastino
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Fifth Third Ballpark
Attendance: 356,642 4/14
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Benny Distefano
Pitching Coach: Mark Johnson

#1 Draft Picks

Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Brandon Hamilton (#60)
Midwest League Eastern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9446.671--
8159.57913.0
8159.57913.0
5978.43133.5
5980.42434.5
5484.39139.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosHi LvlAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
18Brent WyattLF-CFAA24126475871152363532396771232757.242.360.335695.093.263.2761.06158.3159577
5Gustavo NunezSSAAA2111246482146161054045252562110952.315.360.425785.110.207.3512.4892.8197514
36Jordan Lennerton1BAAA231194335612230012711264127170712.282.370.434804.152.298.3651.9836.1188505
35Billy NowlinLFAA221124186913029213772037672030510.311.390.483873.172.266.3411.8132.2202480
10Ben GuezCFAAA221044046411134712641141895100337.275.320.483803.208.270.3305.2833.7195438
19Bryan Pounds3BAAA23973415597272360225787120167.284.399.402801.117.284.3661.53113.7137417
8Brandon Douglas2BAAA23833294710611303591293381164.322.384.374758.052.164.3511.14--123373
24Avisail GarciaRFMLB1881299367911213187870400413.264.289.324613.060.090.3368.75299.097315
25Ronnie Bourquin1B-3BAA2481297408425135883487741195.283.380.404784.121.300.3581.6099.0120359
27Joseph BowenCAA2176271276718102511257221115.247.314.321635.074.166.3352.88--87300
12Luis SalasRF-LFA+2074254336111442763119640024.240.280.362642.122.177.3658.7363.592271
28Angel FloresCAAA225218214374011212132730003.203.268.242510.038.104.2342.08182.044198
6Mike Gosse2BAAA234316719441101280081830026.263.306.347653.084.132.2872.25167.058180
7Alden Carrithers2B-LFAAA244515029463301995242202434.307.395.367762.060.247.3510.92--55181
11Luis Palacios3B-SSA19401351626702111013930031.193.211.289500.096.111.24739.0067.539142
11Chao-Ting TangRFA+21218261631050141800000.195.233.256489.061.098.2504.50--2186
-Jordan NewtonCA+23114411173239002920101.386.438.7501188.364.409.4384.5014.73349
-Hernan PerezSSMLB1812440100105210800101.227.227.273500.045.068.278----1245
43Keith HernandezCAAA24414221001000200000.143.143.214357.071.071.167----314
17Tyler ConnPA+23391000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals133248046931316267456363112966441100111017296192.274.331.388719.114.219.3302.2776.318625335
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
29Luke PutkonenMLB23783.142828110014914863523471159001.318.940.182.846.952.45
23Victor LarezAA225104.33373001331081075952824813101.218.920.672.006.753.38
21Anthony ShawlerAA22753.7537800611071015045431980001.228.420.332.588.173.16
26Casey CrosbyMLB201042.40242400001047036283481177001.126.000.264.1110.032.44
22Brayan VillarrealMLB22552.88261600321038540335341186001.167.430.442.9710.313.47
14Brandon HamiltonA20557.09302000109911279781161719201.7510.181.005.556.451.16
16Mark SorensenAA23822.451414100092833125320525001.128.120.291.965.092.60
17Tyler ConnA+23633.213900022470652625318626101.198.360.392.317.973.44
15Erik CrichtonAA24704.024600014265813529521382001.5711.220.692.915.261.81
33Tyler StohrAA22343.5452000471961592624216554001.238.700.302.368.113.44
32Mauricio RoblesMLB20444.661111000056452929627712101.297.230.964.3411.412.63
13Rob WaiteAAA22114.582430013253502827116394001.258.490.172.726.622.44
20Jared GayhartAA22531.96240008345241110215493000.854.700.392.939.593.27
16Matt HoffmanAAA20501.1373001140245518330000.805.400.231.807.434.13
16Adam WilkMLB21211.5077000036307622331000.897.500.500.508.2516.50
11Luis SanzAA21018.478100301621161618101301.7111.120.534.245.291.25
34Jade ToddA+19014.50610020161610801070001.639.000.005.633.940.70
20Nick CassavechiaA23012.701000051106331870001.405.400.907.206.300.88
-Jeremy BondermanMLB26102.5711000076220140001.007.710.001.295.144.00
-Melvin MercedesMLB180113.5030000021430310002.004.500.0013.504.500.33
Pitching Totals81593.6143414021138381245113456050061418106162801.258.200.443.027.672.54
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joseph BowenC765706954.9920.00
Angel FloresC523764374.9840.00
Jordan NewtonC11108920.9830.00
Keith HernandezC322011.9570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jordan Lennerton1B9583974478.9960.00
Ronnie Bourquin1B3936118132.9970.00
Billy Nowlin1B551215.9810.00
Bryan Pounds1B319110.9520.00
Brent Wyatt1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brandon Douglas2B81131222649.9830.00
Alden Carrithers2B26417018.9910.00
Mike Gosse2B234068220.9820.00
Luis Palacios2B121126041.0000.00
Brent Wyatt2B291012.9500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bryan Pounds3B86441561612.9260.00
Ronnie Bourquin3B27115176.8990.00
Luis Palacios3B13532011.0000.00
Mike Gosse3B1172140.8750.00
Brent Wyatt3B6218041.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gustavo NunezSS1121843402369.9580.00
Luis PalaciosSS12132955.8940.00
Hernan PerezSS12232235.9370.00
Brent WyattSS6920061.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brent WyattLF7098220.9800.00
Billy NowlinLF2924452.8480.00
Luis SalasLF2434140.8970.00
Alden CarrithersLF17361011.0000.00
Chao-Ting TangLF650001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ben GuezCF962301124.9920.00
Brent WyattCF4210010001.0000.00
Luis SalasCF7110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Avisail GarciaRF8012813103.9340.00
Luis SalasRF4056510.9840.00
Chao-Ting TangRF16232001.0000.00
Ben GuezRF7220001.0000.00
Brent WyattRF230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tyler StohrP5269001.0000.00
Erik CrichtonP4655001.0000.00
Tyler ConnP39415031.0000.00
Victor LarezP37129001.0000.00
Anthony ShawlerP3761310.9500.00
Brandon HamiltonP3091220.9130.00
Luke PutkonenP28101810.9660.00
Brayan VillarrealP26415011.0000.00
Casey CrosbyP2462010.9630.00
Jared GayhartP2438001.0000.00
Rob WaiteP2448001.0000.00
Mark SorensenP14819031.0000.00
Mauricio RoblesP1116001.0000.00
Nick CassavechiaP1002001.0000.00
Luis SanzP801001.0000.00
Matt HoffmanP71810.9000.00
Adam WilkP764011.0000.00
Jade ToddP613011.0000.00
Melvin MercedesP301001.0000.00
Jeremy BondermanP130001.0000.00


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