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West Michigan Active Roster

+ Midwest League (A)
Current Nickname: Whitecaps
League: Midwest League
Stat Years Available: 1994-2016
Team Location: Grand Rapids,Michigan

Ballparks:   Fifth Third Ballpark (2000-2015), Old Kent Park (1994-1999)
Organization Affiliates:MLB: Detroit Tigers (MLB-AL)   AAA: Toledo Mud Hens (IL)   AA: Erie SeaWolves (East)   A+: Lakeland Flying Tigers (FSL)   A: West Michigan Whitecaps (Midw)   A-: Connecticut Tigers (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Tigers (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers (GCL)  

Affiliate History
Nickname History: Whitecaps (1994-2016)

Affiliate History: DET (1997-2016)   OAK (1994-1996)
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Sandy BaezPMinors23.0156-2180R-R0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Toller BoardmanPMinors24.0256-3210L-L0.000DET: 2015-22-6702016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Beau BurrowsPMinors20.0836-2200R-R0.000DET: 2015-1-222016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Kyle DowdyPMinors23.3106-1220R-R0.000DET: 2015-12-370----
    Mark EckerPMinors21.1976-0180R-R0.000DET: 2016-5-1452016-08-11Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Bryan GarciaPMinors21.2356-1195R-R0.000DET: 2016-6-1752016-09-04Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Zac HoustonPMinors22.0106-5234R-R0.000DET: 2016-11-3252016-07-23Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Eudis IdrogoPMinors21.1876-1198L-L0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Josh LaxerPDL-723.1866-0195R-R0.000DET: 2014-9-2802016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Ryan MiltonPMinors24.3586-4215R-R0.000DET: 2015-23-7002016-06-01Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Dominic MorenoPDL-723.2735-10185R-R0.000DET: 2015-8-2502016-04-12Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Fernando PerezPMinors22.3586-3181R-R0.000UDFA2015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Jake ShullPDL-722.2285-10180R-R0.000DET: 2015-11-3402016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Drew SmithPMinors23.0776-1170R-R0.000DET: 2015-3-992015-08-21Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Trent SzkutnikPMinors23.1116-0195R-L0.000DET: 2014-20-6102016-08-05Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Trey TeakellPDL-724.2976-5170R-R0.000DET: 2015-9-2802015-07-15Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Spenser WatkinsPMinors24.1056-1190R-R0.000DET: 2014-30-9102016-06-27Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Erie - AA)
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Will AllenCMinors24.2606-3210R-R0.000DET: 2014-13-4002016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Franklin NavarroCMinors22.0545-10181B-R0.000UDFA2016-08-19Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Arvicent PerezCMinors22.3305-10178R-R0.000UDFA2015-06-29Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Shane ZeileCDL-723.1796-1190R-R0.000DET: 2014-5-1602016-07-29Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Yordy CabreraSSMinors26.0986-1204R-R0.000OAK: 2010-2-602016-07-04Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    David GonzalezSSMinors23.0095-9140R-R0.000UDFA2015-06-29Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Leonardo LaffitaIFMinors25.0716-1197R-R0.000UDFA----
    Will MaddoxIFMinors24.1825-11180L-R0.000DET: 2014-18-5502015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Brett PirtleIFMinors25.2625-9176B-R0.000DET: 2014-23-7002016-06-13Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Jose Zambrano2BMinors23.0365-6151B-R0.000UDFA2016-05-20Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Jose AzocarOFMinors20.2135-11165R-R0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (Signed to Minor League Contract)
    Cam GibsonOFMinors22.3016-0180L-R0.000DET: 2015-5-1602016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Joey HavrilakOFMinors25.0156-0185L-R0.000DET: 2015-18-5502016-08-11Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Derek HillOFDL-720.3466-2195R-R0.000DET: 2014-1-232015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Victor PadronOFMinors22.1585-8160L-R0.000UDFA2016-08-08Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)


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