Detroit Tigers Draft

Detroit Tigers: Ranking the 2020 MLB Draft Class

Al Avila, Detroit Tigers (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
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Al Avila Undrafted Free Agents 2020
LAKELAND, FL – FEBRUARY 18: Detroit Tigers Vice President and Assistant General Manager Al Avila watches the action during Spring Training Workout on February 18, 2011 at Tiger Town in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) /

Summary: For a club that has developed fewer hitters than their counterparts, I liked that the Tigers made it a point to draft highly-regarded hitters. It’s impossible to tap into a players’ power if they can’t square up pitches consistently. As we look at the Top 30, and with the addition of Torkelson, you’d be hard-pressed to find an MLB team with five prospects as highly valued than the core group of Mize, Manning, Torkelson, Skubal, and Greene. The rebuild is still ongoing, but the Tigers draft haul of 2020 may go down as a year Detroit added several significant pieces.

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