Tag Archive | opening day

Opening Day preperations

Opening Day of the 2012 baseball season is finally here in West Michigan. A lot more goes into this event, and every other game for that matter, than the coaches strategies and the players batting practice. The grounds crew, vendors, and maintenance workers are tirelessly getting Fifth Third  Ballpark ready for the thousands of fans. […]

Whitecaps stumble in season opener

 There was some optimism for this 2012 West Michigan team. And, in reality, there still is. With a solid number of prospects on the roster, as well as some familiar names for Tigers fans, this years rendition of the Whitecaps looks to have a winning look to it. Even infielder Colin Kaline feels confident about […]

Hurray for Opening Day

Heading downstate, I wasn’t very optimistic
about this game actually taking place, as all the weather
reports called for thunder storms. The baseball gods must
have felt generous, though, and after the first three games
of the season were…

Villarreal for Real

A suprise out of this seasons Tigers spring
training camp was pitcher Brayan Villarreal. The hard
throwing right-hander was thrilled yesterday to find he made
Detroits 25-man roster. After hearing the good news, the 23
year old from Venezuela…

Whitecaps Opening Day

These are some great pics from the West
Michigan Whitecaps’ Opening Day at Fifth Third Ballpark in
Comstock Park, Michigan. The ‘Caps started the season on the
road, going 0-3 before picking up their first win in the home

Whitecaps Sport Youth-filled Roster

The 2010 West Michigan Whitecaps roster is
all but set when they take the field Thursday in Eastlake,
Ohio to take on the Lake County Captians kicking off the
Midwest League season. This season’s roster includes five
teen-agers including…

Evans Blue to kick off Tigers Pre-Game

The band Evans Blue will be kicking off the
Detroit Tigers home-opening pre-game party on April 9. The
Toronto based rockers will be playing at the Hockeytown Cafe
accross from Comerica Park from 3:30-6:00 pm. My wife and

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