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The return of Bourquin has been a boost in WMI

Nearing the All-Star break, in baseball, a team's chemistry and record is eyed among spectators and predictions of the second half are predicted. The mix of plate performance and pitching by the 2009 Whitecaps gives West Michigan much praise as to what they can do from here.

When manager Joe DePastino entered spring training, he had no idea the team he was about to helm. Now a second year man, DePastino knows both sides of the game-- winning and losing. "The biggest thing for me last season was learning and knowing exactly how many pitches each pitcher can throw that day and learning how to use the bullpen." DePastino said. Last season, the 'Caps rotation was... Recommended Stories

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