Brady Policelli: The Prospect You’ve Never Heard Of

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On a warm Monday afternoon in Davenport, Iowa, the leadoff man for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps is a catcher who leads his team in stolen bases – an odd combination. He’s also an infielder and outfielder, but on this day, he’s behind the plate. He’s also third on his team in home runs and extra-base hits. It’s about time you’re introduced to Tigers minor leaguer Brady Policelli.

Life after ‘1-1’; Five Potential Tigers Draftees After the First Round

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The Detroit Tigers are embarking on their most important draft in recent team history. From all indications, their first overall pick will be used on Auburn pitcher Casey Mize, who has posted some of the best numbers of any pitcher in College Baseball this season. Mize will be expected to reach the big leagues in …

A Player Perspective on the Tigers’ Choices at Number One

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A scout’s job is important and thankless. A scout has to spend multiple weeks on the road away from their families. In today’s day and age, they also have to battle against the computers disagreeing with them in their office.  There’s another subgroup of observers who rarely have their opinions heard on prospects: the players …

One of the Tigers Top Prospects is Turning Heads

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Striking out nine batters in just three innings is an incredible accomplishment. Having done it twice in one week is downright shocking. Enter Matt Manning, the Tigers No. 2 prospect, according to MLB Pipeline. The 20-year old right-hander turned heads across Minor League Baseball when he struck out the sides in the first, second, and …