MiLB Midwest All-Star Classic at 5/3 Ballpark

Javier Betancourt of the West Michigan Whitecaps. (June 17, 2014)
Javier Betancourt of the West Michigan Whitecaps. (June 17, 2014)

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Fifth Third Ballpark hosted the MiLB Midwest League’s 50th Annual All-Star Classic Tuesday.

Seven West Michigan Whitecaps played for the Eastern Division All-Star team at their home stadium:

  • Chad Green
  • Austin Kubitza
  • Buck Farmer
  • Johnathon Crawford
  • Joe Mantiply
  • Wynton Bernard
  • Javier Betancourt

The Whitecaps previously hosted the All-Star Classic in 1995 and 2003.

Above, 24 Hour News 8’s Casey Jones takes you out to the ballgame to enjoy the fellowship, food and good baseball. Plus, Sports Director Jack Doles has highlights from the game and Larry Figurski has post-game reaction live from Fifth Third Ballpark.


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