- John Valente was drafted by the Tigers in the 21st round in 2018 out of St. Johns.
- Valente has been leading off lately for the Whitecaps and can play multiple infield positions.
- Valente has struck out just 9 times in 143 at-bats so far this season for the Whitecaps.
- Valente was 2-3 with a walk Monday, as West Michigan lost at home to Bowling Green.
Posted at 11:04 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 23:05:00-04
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