Tigers Agree To Terms With 15 Selections From 2012 Draft

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with 15 of the team’s selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Among the 15 players agreeing to terms with the Tigers include the club’s top two selections in this year’s draft, righthanded pitcher Jake Thompson from Rockwall-Heath High School in Texas and outfielder Austin Schotts from Centennial High School in Texas.

Additionally, the Tigers have announced the club has agreed to terms with two non-drafted free agents: catcher Timothy Remes from Sante Fe College (FL) and second baseman Cory Jensen from Florida Southern College.

The list of all drafted players agreeing to terms with the Tigers follows:

Rd Player Position Ht. Wt. B/T Age School
2 Jake Thompson RHP 6-4 235 R/R 18 Rockwall-Heath HS (TX)
3 Austin Schotts CF 5-11 180 R/R 18 Centennial HS (TX)
5 Joe Rogers LHP 6-1 200 L/L 21 University of Central Florida
10 Charlie Gillies RHP 6-2 200 R/R 21 The Masters College (CA)
11 Bennett Pickar C 6-2 210 R/R 21 Oral Roberts University (OK)
12 Julio Felix RHP 6-1 185 R/R 20 Pima Community College (AZ)
15 Jordan Dean SS 5-10 170 R/R 21 Central Michigan University
17 Slade Smith RHP 6-2 185 R/R 21 Auburn University (AL)
21 Alex Phillips LHP 6-4 205 L/L 22 University of Kentucky
24 Nick Carmichael RHP 6-6 220 R/R 22 Palomar College (CA)
25 Jared Reaves SS 5-10 185 R/R 21 University of Alabama
28 Josh Carr RHP 6-4 210 R/R 22 Kennesaw State University (GA)
29 Zach Kirksey OF 6-0 215 L/R 23 University of Mississippi
34 Matt Davenport RHP 6-8 200 R/R 22 College of William & Mary (VA)
40 Ryan Longstreth LHP 6-1 205 L/L 22 Central Michigan University


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