Detroit Tigers Top 25 Prospects: 20-18, Turnbull, Houston and Garcia

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Apr 24, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; A view of the Detroit Tigers logo on the on deck circle at Comerica Park. The Indians won 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports /

Detroit Tigers minor league pitchers Spencer Turnbull, Zac Houston and Bryan Garcia all have promising futures. They rank 20th through 18th on Motor City Bengals’ list of Detroit’s top 25 prospects.

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila has set about rebuilding the franchise’s farm system. After years of trades, the Tigers building for a sustainable future.

Through the draft, Avila has added high-upside players like Matt Manning and Kyle Funkhouser to add to an already promising nucleus.

That nucleus, or future nucleus as it were, also includes the likes of Michael Fulmer, Nick Castellanos, Daniel Norris, Joe Jimenez, Christin Stewart, Matt Boyd, JaCoby Jones and Bruce Rondon.

All told, the future is bright in Detroit.

In addition to the aforementioned names, players like Derek Hill, Tyler Alexander, Jose Azocar and Mike Gerber have show plenty of promise in the minor leagues.

As of late, the Tigers have fared in terms of selecting pitchers in the early rounds of drafts.

The likes of Manning, Funkhouser and Burrows obviously possess high ceilings, but there is intriguing upside in other recently-drafted pitchers.

Checking in ahead of the likes of Jairo Labourt, Victor Alcantara, Gerson Moreno and Myles Jaye, these three pitchers could be key parts of the Detroit Tigers’ future.

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