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2016 West Michigan Whitecaps (A)

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Parent Organization: Detroit Tigers
W-L Record: 71-65 .522
Rank: 3rd in Midwest League Eastern
Run Differential: 575-538 + 37
Manager(s): Andrew Graham
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Fifth Third Ballpark
Attendance: 386,416 4/16
Playoffs: Lost in Semi-Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Edgar Alfonzo
Pitching Coach: Mark Johnson

#1 Draft Picks

Beau Burrows (#22), Derek Hill (#23)
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 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    16Will AllenC6-3210R-R24DET: 2014-13-400AAErie (AA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    27Jose AzocarOF5-11165R-R20UDFAA+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    35Sandy BaezP6-2180R-R22UDFAAAErie (AA) >> Detroit TigersMinors (40)
    19Toller BoardmanP6-3210L-L23DET: 2015-22-670A+-Free Agent
    25Rashad BrownOF5-11180L-L22DET: 2012-26-814A+-Free Agent
    34Beau BurrowsP6-2200R-R19DET: 2015-1-22AAErie (AA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    21Yordy Cabrera3B6-1204R-R25OAK: 2010-2-60AA-Free Agent
    20Ryan CastellanosP 6-3185R-R22DET: 2015-25-760A+-Free Agent
    32Kyle DowdyP6-1220R-R23DET: 2015-12-370A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    31Mark EckerP6-0180R-R21DET: 2016-5-145AAErie (AA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    24Steve Fuentes3B5-11178B-R21Not draftedA-Free Agent
    21Bryan GarciaP6-1195R-R21DET: 2016-6-175AAAToledo (AAA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    23Cam GibsonOF 6-0180L-R22DET: 2015-5-160A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    10David GonzalezSS5-9140R-R22Not draftedA+-Free Agent
    8Shane GreeneP6-4210R-R27NYA: 2009-15-465MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    22Matt HallP6-1190L-L22DET: 2015-6-190AAErie (AA) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    20Joey HavrilakOF6-0185L-R24DET: 2015-18-550AWest Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    21Derek HillOF6-2195R-R20DET: 2014-1-23A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    36Zac HoustonP6-5234R-R21DET: 2016-11-325A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    24Eudis IdrogoP6-1198L-L21Not draftedAWest Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    29Leonardo LaffitaSS-2B6-1197R-R24Not draftedAAADetroit TigersMinors
    18Josh LaxerP6-0195R-R23DET: 2014-9-280A-Free Agent
    30Josh LesterSS 6-0189L-L21DET: 2015-13-400A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    30Logan LongwithP6-3170R-R22DET: 2015-20-610A+Asheville (A) >> Colorado RockiesMinors
    14Jon MacielP6-2210R-R23DET: 2013-18-546AAA-Free Agent
    11Will MaddoxIF5-11180L-R24DET: 2014-18-550AALakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    26Ryan MiltonP6-4215R-R24DET: 2015-23-700ADetroit TigersMinors
    39Gerson MorenoP6-0175R-R20UDFAAADetroit TigersMLB-Active
    28Franklin NavarroC5-10181B-R21Not draftedA+Burlington (A) >> Los Angeles AngelsMinors
    8Victor PadronOF5-8160L-R21Not draftedA-Free Agent
    8Anthony PereiraSS6-0170R-R19Not draftedAAWest Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    13Arvicent PerezC5-10178R-R22Not draftedA+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    33Fernando PerezP6-3181R-R22UDFAA+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    5Brett PirtleIF5-9176B-R25DET: 2014-23-700A+-Free Agent
    8Ismael SalgadoOF6-1165R-R23DET: 2011-16-497AA-Free Agent
    20Jake ShullP5-10180R-R22DET: 2015-11-340A+Lakeland (A+) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    12Drew SmithP6-1170R-R22DET: 2015-3-99AAABinghamton (AA) >> New York MetsMinors
    28Jordan SmithP6-2185R-R24Not draftedA-Free Agent
    15Trent SzkutnikP6-0195R-L22DET: 2014-20-610A+West Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    6Adenson VerasteguiP5-11205R-R23Not draftedA+-Free Agent
    22Spenser WatkinsP6-1190R-R23DET: 2014-30-910AAWest Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors
    4Jose Zambrano2B5-6151B-R22Not draftedA-Free Agent
    9Shane ZeileC6-1190R-R23DET: 2014-5-160AWest Michigan (A) >> Detroit TigersMinors

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