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COMSTOCK PARK — The West Michigan Whitecaps will not compete in a 2020 season after Minor League Baseball announced Tuesday it is scrapping this year’s competition due to the scheduling and other disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kalamazoo Growlers are bringing baseball back to Southwest Michigan, and the organization is making up for lost time in a big way.
On Monday, Northwoods League baseball teams stationed in Michigan announced their plans to finally kick off the 2020 season, kickstarting the sport for the first time this year at any level in West Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS — Tim Gortsema’s office at Van Andel Arena might not seem like the locale for optimal social distancing.
An independent baseball team from Traverse City has sold to the ownership group of the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Detroit Tigers’ Class-A affiliate.
GRAND RAPIDS — Betsy DeVos’ new role as U.S. Secretary of Education under President Donald Trump will require her to step away from some of her vast business interests to comply with federal ethics laws.
COMSTOCK PARK — The owners of the West Michigan Whitecaps want to market Fifth Third Ballpark as a venue for big-name acts like Eminem or Bruce Springsteen, perhaps for shows as soon as this fall.