Posted on February 13, 2013 by mlbdirtstaff
The Detroit Tigers have been drafting and signing high upside talent recently and their system is very heavy with prospects in the lower minor and most are a few years away. Only two prospects in our top 16 are over 23 years of age.
Below are our top 16 prospects with 2013 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
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Posted on July 25, 2012 by Andrew Martin
Although the MLB draft receives more media coverage, international free agent signings have increasingly become a more glamorized and integral part of young player development in baseball. Much like bygone days of exploration, major league teams have worked on expanding their presence in countries across the globe in the hopes of being able to sign the next great player. In recent years the Detroit Tigers have invested heavily in Venezuela, with their profile in that country becoming even more prominent since they acquired countryman and MLB superstar Miguel Cabrera. One of the Tigers’ most recent Venezuelan signees is outfielder Danry Vasquez, a prospect for whom the Tigers have the highest of hopes. (more…)
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Posted on January 4, 2012 by Jonathan C. Mitchell
The Detroit Tigers’ system is full of young projectable talent and a lot of left handed pitchers who are all trying their best to stick on as starting pitchers.
Next year’s Florida State League team in Lakeland should be a fun one to watch with most of the young talent either starting there or moving there at some point in the year.
Below are my top 16 prospects with 2012 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
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