2017 Detroit Tigers First Year Player Draft Results

The Tigers kicked off the 2017 first year player draft by taking righty Alex Faedo out of Florida with the 18th pick.  Faedo was once considered as a possibly #1 pick, however a sluggish start due to injury set him back.  The Tigers second pick is an intriguing one as they chose Reynaldo Rivera out…

Meet Detroit Tigers First Round Draft Pick: Alex Faedo

With the 18th pick in the first round of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft, the Detroit Tigers selected Alex Faedo, a right-handed pitched out of the University of Flordia.  Faedo is a 6’5”, 225lbs junior, who the Tigers had selected once before with a 40th round selection in 2014. A Florida native, Faedo…

Down On The Farm: Detroit Tigers Minor League Report

With a month gone in the Minor League season, we’re starting to see stats stabilizing and getting a good look at who’s breaking out for teams and will also take a look at some other notables.  Here’s a look around the Tigers affiliates… Toledo Mud Hens (Triple-A) We already know about John Hicks and Jim…

Detroit Tigers Land Two Prospects On ESPN Top 100 List

Keith Law, a senior baseball writer for ESPN, former writer for Baseball Prospectus, and former front office member of the Toronto Blue Jays, along with one of the most respected prospect scouts around, has released his Top 100 prospects list for 2017.  This list is full of names the common fan has not heard of…

2016 Detroit Tigers First Year Player Draft Results

The 2016 First Year Player Draft wrapped up over the weekend with GM Al Avila following the Dave Dombrowski draft playbook pretty closely, by selecting power arms early and often.  The one noticeable difference was with Avila willing to shy away from taking a power arm out of college with the 1st round pick and went…