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West Mich MLN: Hitting the Home Stretch

Eichhorn leads the way in the rotation

The West Michigan Whitecaps have hit the home stretch of their season in a way that vastly differs from a season ago. Last year, the 'Caps were sitting at the very bottom of the division, and it took a late dramatic comeback to rise into the Midwest League's final wild card spot.

This year, however, they're already within striking distance, sitting just one game out of the wild card behind Great Lakes and Fort Wayne, who are tied for the spot. This, despite West Michigan struggling as of late, losing four of their last six games going into tonight's showdown against South Bend. As a team, the Whitecaps have a bit of a peculiar stat sheet. Though they are second in the... Recommended Stories

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