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West Michigan Active Roster

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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)
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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 BaezPMinors22.2446-2180R-R0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Toller BoardmanPMinors23.2546-3210L-L0.000DET: 2015-22-6702016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Beau BurrowsPMinors19.3126-2200R-R0.000DET: 2015-1-222016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Kyle DowdyPMinors23.1746-1220R-R0.000DET: 2015-12-370----
    Zac HoustonPMinors21.2396-5234R-R0.000DET: 2016-11-3252016-07-23Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Eudis IdrogoPMinors21.0516-1198L-L0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Josh LaxerPDL-723.0506-0195R-R0.000DET: 2014-9-2802016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Logan LongwithPMinors22.1196-3170R-R0.000DET: 2015-20-6102016-06-11Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Ryan MiltonPMinors24.2226-4215R-R0.000DET: 2015-23-7002016-06-01Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Dominic MorenoPDL-723.1375-10185R-R0.000DET: 2015-8-2502016-04-12Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Fernando PerezPMinors22.2226-3181R-R0.000UDFA2015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Jake ShullPDL-722.0925-10180R-R0.000DET: 2015-11-3402016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Drew SmithPMinors22.3066-1170R-R0.000DET: 2015-3-992015-08-21Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Jordan SmithPMinors24.0956-2185R-R0.000UDFA2016-06-13Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Trey TeakellPDL-724.1616-5170R-R0.000DET: 2015-9-2802015-07-15Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Spencer TurnbullPMinors23.3126-3205R-R0.000DET: 2014-2-632016-07-24Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    Adenson VerasteguiPMinors23.1585-11205R-R0.000UDFA2016-06-24Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Spenser WatkinsPMinors23.3346-1190R-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 AllenCMinors24.1246-3210R-R0.000DET: 2014-13-4002016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Franklin NavarroCMinors21.2835-10181B-R0.000UDFA2016-06-14Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Arvicent PerezCMinors22.1945-10178R-R0.000UDFA2015-06-29Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Shane ZeileCDL-723.0436-1190R-R0.000DET: 2014-5-1602016-07-09Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Gulf Coast Tigers - Rk)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Yordy CabreraSSMinors25.3276-1204R-R0.000OAK: 2010-2-602016-07-04Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    David GonzalezSSMinors22.2385-9140R-R0.000UDFA2015-06-29Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Leonardo LaffitaIFMinors24.3016-1197R-R0.000UDFA----
    Will MaddoxIFMinors24.0465-11180L-R0.000DET: 2014-18-5502015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Brett PirtleIFMinors25.1265-9176B-R0.000DET: 2014-23-7002016-06-13Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Lakeland - A+)
    Jose Zambrano2BMinors22.2655-6151B-R0.000UDFA2016-05-20Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceServDraft InfoLast Tranx DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Jose AzocarOFMinors20.0775-11165R-R0.000UDFA2016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (Signed to Minor League Contract)
    Rashad BrownOF Minors22.2225-11180L-L0.000DET: 2012-26-8142015-06-16Assigned to West Michigan (A) (Assigned to extended spring training)
    Cam GibsonOFMinors22.1656-0180L-R0.000DET: 2015-5-1602016-04-07Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)
    Derek HillOFMinors20.2106-2195R-R0.000DET: 2014-1-232015-04-10Assigned to West Michigan (A) (from Connecticut - A-)


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