Detroit Tigers: Ranking the 2020 MLB Draft Class

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DETROIT, MICHIGAN – AUGUST 06: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates scoring a run in the third inning with Travis Demeritte #50 while playing the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on August 06, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) /

2b. OF Daniel Cabrera, Louisiana State

Rank Among Tigers 2020 Draftees: #3

Projected Tigers Prospect Ranking: #12

During the draft, I remember thinking that I would be perfectly happy if the Tigers had taken ‘Daniel Tiger’ at pick #38. Instead, the club opted for Ohio State catcher Dillon Dingler. In a rare bit of good fortune, Cabrera dropped to Detroit’s next pick at #62. Had they taken Cabrera at #38, I’m almost certain Dingler would’ve heard his name before the Tigers’ next pick. To get both is wildly exciting, and as you’ll see, should put a trio of new faces within the Tigers Top 15 prospect ranks.

Related: Daniel Cabrera is a Solid Pick at Number 62