Just like another team in their division, the Royals, the Tigers are in the midst of a complete rebuilding of their major league roster and their farm system. It’s well-known that the Tigers haven’t been good for a few years now but the question is what have they been doing with the trades and draft picks they’ve made in the last several seasons in order to get the organization back to a more competitive level and make more regular playoff and division runs.

 

Top Prospects In The System

Casey Mize

Pos. - RHP  Ht/Wt - 6’3” 220 lbs.  Bats: R Throws: R Age: 22

Level - Double-A  Drafted - 2018 (1.1)  ETA: 2021

Grades: Fastball: 60 Slider: 60 Splitter: 70 Control: 60

Mize was, by most accounts, the unquestioned number one overall pick in the 2018 draft after a dominating junior year at Auburn. The billing as the first overall pick has shown to be accurate given his first full-season started so well that he was promoted to Double-A by the end of April...