Adrian Beltre hit two of Texas’ five home runs, and the Rangers slugged their way to a victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Zika virus concerns have forced the Pirates-Marlins series out of Puerto Rico, with the two games instead shifted to Miami this month.
Whitecaps had over 5,000 in attendance at the Fifth Third Ball Park on Friday for their game against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
The Grand Rapids Football Club and its army of fans were reunited on Friday for the club’s season opener.
The Texas Rangers became the first team this season to beat Jordan Zimmermann when they topped the Tigers on Friday night.
The West Michigan Whitecaps opened up a three-game series versus the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers with a win at Fifth Third Ballpark.
Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer in the fourth.
The Cleveland Indians used a four-run fourth inning to defeat the Detroit Tigers for the fifth straight time this season.
Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson was the keynote speaker at the West Michigan Sports Commission’s annual luncheon Wednesday.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling faces charges including carrying a concealed weapon.
Detroit Tigers General Manager Al Avila was in West Michigan Tuesday, scouting the talent with the Whitecaps.
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander (2-3) gave up seven runs in five innings.
The Whitecaps on Monday kicked off a five-game homestand at Fifth Third Ballpark.
The Grand Rapids Griffins’ Calder Cup gambit will benefit from the Detroit Red Wings’ early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Detroit Lions have exercised the fifth-year option for 2017 on defensive end Ziggy Ansah.