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Information about Midwest League teams which have been affiliated with the Detroit Tigers.


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Affiliation History


Team Information


Nickname

        Town                           Nickname
2009    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2008    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2007    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2006    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2005    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2004    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2003    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2002    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2001    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
2000    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
1999    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
1998    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps
1997    West Michigan (Grand Rapids)   Whitecaps

Officers

        General          Farm            Scouting
        Manager          Director        Director
2009    Dave Dombrowski  Glenn Ezell     David Chadd
2008    Dave Dombrowski  Dan Lunetta     David Chadd
2007    Dave Dombrowski  Dan Lunetta     David Chadd
2006    Dave Dombrowski  Dan Lunetta     David Chadd
2005    Dave Dombrowski  Dan Lunetta     David Chadd
2004    Dave Dombrowski  Ricky Bennett   Greg Smith
2003    Dave Dombrowski  Steve Boros     Greg Smith
2002    Randy Smith      Greg Smith      Greg Smith
        Dave Dombrowski
2001    Randy Smith      Dave Miller     Greg Smith
2000    Randy Smith      Steve Lubratich Greg Smith
1999    Randy Smith      Steve Lubratich Greg Smith
1998    Randy Smith      Dave Miller     Greg Smith
1997    Randy Smith      Dave Miller     Greg Smith

Coaching Staff

 Manager        Coaches                                           Trainer          Strength
2009
 Joe DePastino  Benny Distefano Mark Johnson*                     Corey Tremble
2008
 Joe DePastino  Mark Johnson*   Benny Distefano                   Eric Hall
2007
 Tom Brookens   Ray Burris*     Benny Distefano                   Jay Pierson     Scott Sadowski
                                                                                  Aaron Mills
2006
 Matt Walbeck   Tony Jaramillo  A.J. Sager*                       Jay Pierson     Kenton Hill
                Tom Brookens
2005
 Matt Walbeck   A.J. Sager*     Tony Jaramillo                    Dustin Campbell Kenton Hill
2004
 Matt Walbeck   A.J. Sager*     Tony Jaramillo                    Chris Vernon
2003
 Phil Regan     A.J. Sager*     Barbaro Garbey                    Rob Sonnenberg  Todd Wilke
2002
 Phil Regan     A.J. Sager*     Tim Hyers                         Rob Sonnenberg  Todd Wilke
2001
 Brent Gates    Joe Georger*    Brian Saltzgaber                  Pat Serbus
2000
 Bruce Fields   Joe Georger*    Brian Saltzgaber                  Bryan Goike
1999
 Bruce Fields   Joe Boever*     Gary Green         Tim Torricelli Bryan Goike
1998
 Bruce Fields   Skeeter Barnes  Steve McCatty*                    Bryan Goike
1997
 Bruce Fields   Skeeter Barnes  Steve McCatty*                    Bryan Goike

*pitching coaches
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Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half             Second Half           Overall/Composite
2009 | 43 27 .614  2.0 (2)  | 38 32 .543 11.0 (3) | 81 59 .579  (3T)
2008 | 37 31 .544  1.0 (2)  | 35 34 .507  7.5 (4) | 72 65 .526  (5)
2007 | 38 32 .543  6.0 (2)  | 45 25 .643  --- (1) | 83 57 .593  (1)
2006 | 41 26 .612  --- (1)  | 48 22 .686  --- (1) | 89 48 .650  (1)
2005 | 33 37 .471  8.0 (5)  | 40 30 .571  3.0 (2) | 73 67 .521  (3)
2004 | 29 40 .420 12.5 (5)  | 40 30 .571  --- (1) | 69 70 .496 (11)
2003 | 37 33 .529  4.0 (3)  | 30 40 .429 14.0 (6) | 67 73 .479  (9)
2002 | 41 29 .586  1.0 (2)  | 42 28 .600  --- (1) | 83 57 .593  (2)
2001 | 33 34 .493  6.5 (3)  | 32 38 .457 12.5 (5) | 65 72 .474  (8)
2000 | 44 26 .629  --- (1)  | 44 26 .629  4.0 (2) | 88 52 .629  (1)
1999 | 29 41 .414  9.0 (4T) | 39 31 .557  2.5 (2) | 68 72 .486 (10)
1998 | 43 29 .597  --- (1)  | 40 28 .588  3.0 (2) | 83 57 .593  (1)
1997 | 46 17 .730  --- (1)  | 46 22 .676  --- (1) | 92 39 .702  (1)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
2009     1 Great Lakes d. West Michigan, 2-1
2008     1 South Bend d. West Michigan, 2-1
2007     1 West Michigan d. Lansing, 2-0
         2 West Michigan d. South Bend, 2-0
         3*West Michigan d. Beloit, 3-2
2006     1 West Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-1
         2 West Michigan d. Lansing, 2-0
     Champ*West Michigan d. Kane County, 3-1
2005     1 West Michigan d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
         2 South Bend d. West Michigan, 2-0
2004     1 West Michigan d. Lansing, 2-1
         2 West Michigan d. South Bend, 2-0
     Champ*West Michigan d. Kane County, 3-2
2002     1 West Michigan d. Dayton, 2-0
         2 Lansing d. West Michigan, 2-1
2000     1 Dayton d. West Michigan, 2-1
1998     1 West Michigan d. Michigan, 2-1
         2 West Michigan d. Clinton, 2-0
     Champ*West Michigan d. Rockford, 3-1
1997     1 Fort Wayne d. West Michigan, 2-0

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

2009    Brent Wyatt          126
2008    Justin Henry         120
2007    Brennan Boesch       126
2006    Michael Hollimon     128
2005    Jeff Frazier         137
2004    Kelly Hunt           136
2003    Brent Clevlen        138
2002    Juan Tejeda          137
2001    Ryan Neill           130
2000    Corey Richardson     126
1999    Richard Gomez        130
1998    Antuan Bunkley       129
1997    Robert Fick          122

At Bats

2009    Brent Wyatt          475
2008    Justin Henry         475
2007    Brennan Boesch       513
2006    Will Rhymes          506
2005    Jeff Frazier         537
2004    Kelly Hunt           546
2003    Brent Clevlen        481
2002    Juan Tejeda          524
2001    Nook Logan           522
2000    Corey Richardson     454
1999    Richard Gomez        479
1998    Antuan Bunkley       492
1997    Robert Fick          463

Runs Scored

2009    Brent Wyatt           87
2008    Justin Henry          74
2007    Gorkys Hernandez      84
2006    Will Rhymes           80
2005    Jeff Frazier          77
2004    Juan Francia          73
2003    Brent Clevlen         67
2002    Juan Francia          94
2001    Nook Logan            82
2000    Corey Richardson      80
1999    Richard Gomez         89
1998    Pedro Santana         79
1997    Robert Fick          100

Hits

2009    Gustavo Nunez        146
2008    Justin Henry         140
2007    Gorkys Hernandez     141
2006    Will Rhymes          132
2005    Jeff Frazier         154
2004    Kelly Hunt           150
2003    Brent Clevlen        125
2002    Juan Tejeda          157
2001    Nook Logan           137
2000    Corey Richardson     120
1999    Richard Gomez        145
1998    Antuan Bunkley       146
1997    Robert Fick          158

Home Runs

2009    Billy Nowlin          13
2008    Kody Kaiser           11
2007    Jeramy Laster         16
        Ryan Strieby          16
2006    Michael Hollimon      15
2005    Wilkin Ramirez        16
2004    Kelly Hunt            21
2003    Brent Clevlen         12
2002    Juan Tejeda           11
2001    Forrest Johnson       15
2000    Neil Jenkins          13
1999    Eric Munson           14
1998    Alexis Zapata         11
1997    Robert Fick           16
        Jacques Landry        16

Runs Batted In

2009    Billy Nowlin          77
2008    Kody Kaiser           57
2007    Brennan Boesch        86
2006    Matt Joyce            86
2005    Jeff Frazier          81
2004    Kelly Hunt           102
2003    Brent Clevlen         63
        Victor Mendez         63
2002    Juan Tejeda          106
2001    Matt Walker           65
2000    Cody Ross             68
1999    Richard Gomez         81
1998    Antuan Bunkley        91
1997    Robert Fick           90

Stolen Bases

2009    Gustavo Nunez         45
2008    Kyle Peter            42
2007    Gorkys Hernandez      54
2006    Cameron Maybin        27
2005    Wilkin Ramirez        21
2004    Juan Francia          37
2003    Juan Francia          31
2002    Juan Francia          53
2001    Nook Logan            67
2000    Corey Richardson      41
1999    Richard Gomez         66
1998    Pedro Santana         64
1997    Scott Sollmann        40

Batting Avg

2009    Brandon Douglas     .322
2008    Justin Henry        .295
2007    James Skelton       .309
2006    Cameron Maybin      .304
2005    Nick McIntyre       .303
2004    Juan Francia        .320
2003    Mike Rabelo         .274
2002    Juan Tejeda         .300
2001    Nook Logan          .262
2000    Ramon Santiago      .272
1999    Richard Gomez       .303
1998    Alexis Zapata       .298
1997    Robert Fick         .341

Pitching


Games

2009    Tyler Stohr           52
2008    Wilton Garcia         47
        Noah Krol             47
2007    Brett Jensen          56
2006    Anthony Claggett      51
2005    Anthony Tomey         59
2004    Eulogio De la Cruz    54
2003    Juan Figueroa         55
        Jordan Gerk           55
2002    John Birtwell         58
2001    Jamie Detillion       48
2000    Greg Watson           62
1999    Shane Heams           51
1998    Randy Viegas          51
1997    Francisco Cordero     50

Complete Games

2009    Luke Putkonen          1
        Mark Sorensen          1
2008    Alfredo Figaro         2
        Jon Kibler             2
        Manny Miguelez         2
2007    Jonah Nickerson        2
2006    Burke Badenhop         3
2005    Josh Kauten            2
        Dallas Trahern         2
2004    Chris Steinborn        3
2003    Jon Connolly           5
2002    Chad Petty             3
2001    Mark Woodyard          2
2000    Calvin Chipperfield    3
        Andy Van Hekken        3
1999    Nate Cornejo           4
1998    Craig Johnson          3
        Matt Miller            3
        Alan Webb              3
1997    Dave Borkowski         4

Innings Pitched

2009    Luke Putkonen        149
2008    Jon Kibler           154
2007    Jonah Nickerson      151
2006    Erik Averill         171
        Burke Badenhop       171
2005    Dallas Trahern       156
2004    Matt Vasquez         168
2003    Jon Connolly         166
2002    Kevin McDowell       166
2001    Lee Rodney           158
2000    Andy Van Hekken      158
1999    Nate Cornejo         175
1998    Alan Webb            172
1997    Clay Bruner          166

Strikeouts

2009    Brayan Villareal     118
2008    Jon Kibler           126
2007    Duane Below          160
2006    Burke Badenhop       124
2005    Jair Jurrjens        108
2004    Brian Rogers         120
        Matt Vasquez         120
2003    Joel Zumaya          126
2002    Matt Coenen          141
2001    Lee Rodney           149
2000    Calvin Chipperfield  151
1999    Bobby Sismondo       135
1998    Alan Webb            202
1997    Clay Bruner          135

Saves

2009    Tyler Stohr           19
2008    Noah Krol             15
2007    Brett Jensen          23
2006    Orlando Perdomo       28
2005    Kevin Whelan          11
2004    Eulogio De la Cruz    17
2003    Ian Ostlund           19
2002    Mike Kobow            31
2001    Mike Steele           19
2000    Greg Watson           30
1999    Shane Heams           10
1998    Jose Castillo         28
1997    Francisco Cordero     35

Wins

2009    Casey Crosby          10
2008    Jon Kibler            14
2007    Duane Below           13
2006    Burke Badenhop        14
2005    Jair Jurrjens         12
2004    Matt Vasquez          14
2003    Jon Connolly          16
2002    Chad Petty            15
2001    Pablo Arias            9
2000    Andy Van Hekken       16
1999    Sean Buller           10
1998    Mark Persails         11
1997    Dave Borkowski        15
        Clay Bruner           15

Earned Run Average

2009    Luke Putkonen       3.13
2008    Jon Kibler          1.75
2007    Duane Below         2.97
2006    Burke Badenhop      2.84
2005    Jair Jurrjens       3.41
2004    Jordan Tata         3.35
2003    Jon Connolly        1.41
2002    Kevin McDowell      2.60
2001    Lee Rodney          3.87
2000    Calvin Chipperfield 2.13
1999    Bobby Sismondo      3.67
1998    Alan Webb           2.93
1997    Craig Quintal       1.96



The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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