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OAKLAND WHITECAPS MISSION STATEMENT

The Oakland Whitecaps were organized to help promote structured, competitive baseball for players who are seeking to improve upon individual and team skills, as well as life skills. Our primary goal is to help individuals develop and improve upon the fundamentals that are necessary for those who wish to take their game to the next level. The Whitecaps coaching staff is experienced and dedicated to providing the best possible instruction and guidance for young players. The Oakland Whitecaps play out of Oakland County, Michigan and are associated with  Pastime, Diamond Play,  and Triple Crown Baseball.  Since starting up in 2006 the Whitecaps have now helped 30+ athletes achieve thier dreams of playing at the collegiate level!  Our program started with two teams (ages U9 and U11) and pride ourselves on keeping our players and having them stay with the organization.

Mike Harris Manager Oakland Whitecaps



Saturday, January 9
Gavin Harris Set to Sign with Spring Arbor University!

Gavin Harris (2017 RHP/2B) is set to be the first of several Whitecap players to make the official next step in their baseball careers!  Gavin will sign his letter of intent to play for newly hired Ryan Marken at Spring Arbor University!  Gavin is excited to join former Whitecaps and older Brothers; Nick and Kyle on the SAU campus!  Gavin has played with the Oakland Whitecaps since the team started as a U9 team while he was an 8 year old!  We are excited for Gavin as he becomes another in a long list of Whitecap players that will get to see their dream of playing College Baseball become reality!  Congratulations Gavin!


Wednesday, July 29
Whitecaps Finish Season with Final 4 Appreance at Kent State World Series

The Oakland Whitecaps 2015 season came to a close with a great run in the Pastime Kent State World Series!  The Whitecaps finished the weekend going 4-2 falling to the Midwest Marlins in the Semi-Finals on Sunday at Kent State. The Capsrun to the Final Four was led by great pitching, stellar defense and timely hitting.  The Caps pulled off two incredible comeback wins with the first being a thrilling 7-6 victory over the Toronto Mets in the final game of pool play that would give the Caps the chance to advance to the Top 6 teams that would advance to elimination play.  The Whitecaps fell behind 5-0  in the first inning but never gave up and ended up scoring 3 runs in the sixth and 4 runs in the seventh to cap of the great comeback!  In the first game of elimination play the Whitecaps would again over come an early deficit of 4 runs to score four in top of 7th to force extra innings where the Whitecaps would complete the comeback and advance to the final 4.



Monday, July 20
Whitecaps Win Florence Freedom Championship

The Whitecaps captured their second tournament Championship of the season by claiming the Florence Freedom Fourth of July Invitational.  The Whitecaps went 4-0 in another rain shortened pool play tourney winning by the scores of 4-3; 11-3; 7-5, and 9-2 in the Championship game over the Cincinnati Stix.

Monday, June 15
Whitecaps Open 2015 With Indiana Diamond Play Chamionship!

The Oakland Whitecaps opened the 2015 Tournament season by going 5-1 and winning the Diamond Play College Slam Showcase Tournament held in Central Indiana.  Games were played at Anderson University, Taylor University, and Indiana Wesleyan University.  The Caps outscored opponents 35-11 in their run to the Championship.

Thank you Diamond Play Tournametns; the Caps enjoyed their first visit to one of your tournaments and look forward to returning again next summer!

 Up next for the Whitecaps is the Cincinnati Flames Wood Bat Summer Classic starting on Thursday, Jund 18. 



Friday, February 27
Whitecaps Miles Hardy Commits to Northwood University!

Whitecaps Congratulate Miles Hardy (Lake Orion HS) on Signing with Northwood University  

  

Please join me in congratulating Miles Hardy on his signing with Northwood University!  
 
We are looking forward to another great summer with Miles and his famiy and wish him the best of luck at pursuing his goal of continuing his baseball career next fall at NU!

 



Monday, February 23
Whitecaps Congratulate Trevor MacDonald on Signing with Jackson College!

Please join me in congratulating Trevor MacDonald on his signing with Jackson College!  Trevor will be in his first
official" year with the Whitecaps but is no stranger to our program. 
 
We are looking forward to this summer with Trevor and wish him the best of luck at pursuing his goal of continuing his baseball career next fall with the Jets!


Wednesday, February 18
Donovan "DJ" Zezula Signs with Wayne State University!

Oakland Whitecap/Clarkston HS Senior DJ Zezula has signed to play baseball & football at Wayne state University!

DJ led the Wolves to back-to-back Division I State Championships as a QB!  DJ is also a star on the diamond for the Wolves. 

DJ joined the Whitecaps as a U12 player and we have had the pleasure of having the Zezuala family with us for the past several years!  DJ is the "ultimate" team-mate that also has a tremendous work-ethic!

 Congratulations to DJ and his family, the Whitecaps wish you the best of luck!  We look forward to one final of summer! 



Tuesday, July 12
2015 Oakland Whitecaps Updates

Oakland Whitecaps

                      
Oakland Whitecaps Baseball Club    

OAKLAND WHITECAPS MISSION STATEMENT

The Oakland Whitecaps were organized to help promote structured, competitive baseball for players who are seeking to improve upon individual and team skills, as well as life skills. Our primary goal is to help individuals develop and improve upon the fundamentals that are necessary for those who wish to take their game to the next level. The Whitecaps coaching staff is experienced and dedicated to providing the best possible instruction and guidance for young players. The Oakland Whitecaps play out of Oakland County, Michigan and are associated with Pastime, Triple Crown, and  Elite Baseball. Mike Harris Manager Oakland Whitecaps


                   

Oakland Whitecaps & College Baseball

Gavin Harris-Spring Arbor University

Matthew Lorey-Lawrence Tech University

 Miles Hardy-Northwood University

Trevor MacDonald-Jackson College

Donovan "DJ" Zezula-Wayne State University

Charlie Ellis-Union University 

Ben Vigliarolo-Trine University 

Mitchell Shedlowsky-Albion College 

Kyle Harris-Spring Arbor University 

Nick Harris-Spring Arbor University

Kevin O'Malley-Trine University

Zach Kallgren-Trine University

Ryan Rea-Adrian College

Michael Morelli-Saginaw Valley State University

Josh Smith-University Kentucky

Mitchell Kramer-Madonna University

Dalton Oveson-Madonna University

Kyle Hartwick- Rend Lake, Marygrove, Cleary University

Andrew Simon-Northwood University

 Tyler Vaughn-Cleary University


 

 

 

2016Oakland Whitecaps Roster!

 

The 2016Oakland Whitecap roster:

Returning to the Whitecaps for his 11th and final year: Gavin Harris: 2nd year players Paul Alex, and Matthew Lorey.  New to the Whitecaps in 2016: Wyatt Parmeter, Spencer Schorling, Griffin Nelson, Luke Kleindl, Andrew Beitel, Evan Lorey, NIck Suchezky, Shaun Moore, and Matthew O'Neill.

The Whitcaps will once again be playing a very competitive tournament schedule playing on some of the top college fields in Michigan, Ohio,and Indiana.



Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Wed 7/27 Baseball REB Sports Academy 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wright State
Wed 7/27 Baseball Cincinnati Reds Elite 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Centerville HS
Thu 7/28 Baseball Twin Cities BBA 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Carlisle HS
Fri 7/29 Baseball Ohio Elite 17 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wright State
Sat 7/30 Baseball Crossover 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM TBA
Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Wed 7/20 Baseball Kalamazoo Maroons 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sienna Heights University
Wed 7/20 Baseball TC Royals 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM Lourdes University Mercy Field
Thu 7/21 Baseball Ontario Yankees 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Heidelburg University
Thu 7/21 Baseball Licking County Mustangs 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM Heidelburg University
Sat 7/23 Baseball Niagra Thunderwolves 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Ned Skeldon Stadium