minor league baseball

"The West Michigan Whitecaps, who midway through the season began to treat each win like a celebration, saved the biggest one for the final game of the year. The Whitecaps scored three times in the fifth inning Monday and made it stand to beat Cedar Rapids 3-2 and dance to the tune of Midwest League champions." (MLive)

"The West Michigan Whitecaps, who lost on the final at bat Saturday, stared down and won Game 4 on Sunday against Cedar Rapids with nearly an identical situation. Reliever Joe Jimenez, victimized by a game-winning swinging bunt by Brian Navarette the previous game, struck him out with the bases loaded for a 2-1 win before 1,863 at Perfect Field." (MLive)

Kalamazoo's minor league baseball team averaged 2,243 fans a game for its first season.

Growlers averaging just 2,100 fans per game at Homer Stryker Field

Growlers play home opener Friday against Battle Creek