PHOTO: Minor-league ballpark catches fire

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

MORE: FA tracker: position players | FA tracker: pitchers

UPDATE: Good news: Per WOOD-TV, all 30 employees at the ballpark were evacuated safely, and the team hopes to have the ballpark repaired and refurbished in time for the start of the season.

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On Friday morning, this befell the home park of the West Michigan White Caps, Midwest League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers ...

That doesn't look good. WWMT-CBS reports that fire crews have responded and that the blaze started in one of the suites at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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