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2011 West Michigan Whitecaps (A)

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Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
W-L Record: 70-69 .504
Rank: 5th in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 550-574 -24
Manager(s): Ernie Young
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Fifth Third Ballpark
Attendance: 372,555 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Ben Oglivie
Pitching Coach: Mark Johnson

#1 Draft Picks

Nick Castellanos (#44)
Midwest League Eastern 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 2011 West Michigan Whitecaps season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6Josh Ashenbrenner2B6-0190L-R23DET: 2010-18-553A--
    -Javier Azcona2B-SS6-1185R-R19Not draftedA-Free Agent
    35Daniel BennettP6-4220B-R22DET: 2011-19-587A+-Free Agent
    28Rob BrantlyC6-2190L-R21DET: 2010-3-100MLB-Free Agent
    20Alexander BurgosP5-11170L-L20DET: 2010-5-163AAA-Free Agent
    32Josue CarrenoP6-1170R-R20Not draftedA-Free Agent
    36Curt CasaliC6-2215R-R22DET: 2011-10-317MLB-Free Agent
    30Nick CastellanosLF-OF6-4195R-R19DET: 2010-1-44MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    16Luis CastilloOF5-11160R-R22Not draftedAA-Free Agent
    17Tyler ClarkP6-2185B-R22DET: 2010-24-733AA-Free Agent
    26Steve CrnkovichP6-4188R-R23Not draftedA--
    17Tony CruzC5-11205R-R24SLN: 2007-26-802MLB-Free Agent
    18Kevin EichhornP6-0170R-R21ARI: 2008-3-104A+-Free Agent
    9Ryan EnosRF5-10178L-L23Not draftedA--
    25Jeff FerrellP6-3185R-R20DET: 2010-26-793MLB-Free Agent
    43Brian FlynnP6-8230L-L21DET: 2011-7-227MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    -Dan GentzlerP6-0185R-R23Not draftedA+--
    20Edwin GomezOF6-3175B-R19DET: 2009-4-120A-Free Agent
    15Jimmy Gulliver2B5-11175L-R25DET: 2009-20-600A--
    33Ryan HammeRF-LF6-3210L-R24CHA: 2009-31-943A--
    22Kevan HessP6-2190R-R23DET: 2009-14-420A+--
    15Logan HochP6-2175L-L24DET: 2010-30-913A--
    19Clay Jones1B6-2205R-R23DET: 2010-32-973A--
    15Jason KrizanOF6-1178L-R22DET: 2011-8-257AAA-Free Agent
    -Victor LarezP6-3160R-R24Not draftedAA-Free Agent
    8Ramon LebronP6-1180R-R22Not draftedA-Free Agent
    13Dixon MachadoSS6-0140R-R19UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    26James McCannC6-2185B-R21DET: 2011-2-76MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    29James MeadorRF6-1205R-R23DET: 2010-21-643A+--
    22Clemente MendozaP6-0170R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Melvin MercedesP6-3190R-R20UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    -Tim MowryP6-5215R-R23Not draftedA--
    41Steven MoyaRF-OF6-6220L-R19UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    -Nathan NewmanP6-5210R-R24DET: 2009-17-510A+--
    35Billy Nowlin1B6-1210R-R24DET: 2008-25-763AA--
    5Hernan Perez2B6-0160R-R20UDFAMLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    10P.J. PolkLF5-9170R-R22DET: 2010-13-403A--
    21James Robbins1B6-0225L-L20DET: 2009-30-900AA-Free Agent
    44Bruce RondonP6-2190R-R20UDFAMLBToledo (AAA) >> Detroit TigersMinors (40)
    23Jeff RowlandLF5-10185L-L23DET: 2010-19-583A--
    34Kyle RyanP6-5180L-L19DET: 2010-12-373MLB-Free Agent
    27Luis SanzC-1B5-10165R-R20Not draftedAA-Free Agent
    31Brennan SmithP6-3175R-R21DET: 2010-33-1003AA-Free Agent
    22Ryan Soares2B6-1197R-R23DET: 2010-36-1093A+--
    28Brian StroudP6-4220R-R22DET: 2011-31-947A+-Free Agent
    30Jade ToddP6-2190R-L21DET: 2008-7-223A+-Free Agent
    12Michael TorrealbaP5-11150R-R21Not draftedA+-Free Agent
    31Ryan WoolleyP6-1190R-R23DET: 2011-13-407AA-Free Agent
    -Richard ZumayaP6-1185R-R21DET: 2007-43-1293A+--

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