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Rogers, Castro pacing Tigers' resurgence

Major League callups leading the way for Organization All-Stars
October 25, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.Double-A Erie finished 77-61 in the Eastern League in 2019, making the SeaWolves the

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 24

Barons' Rutherford racks up four hits; Indians' Keller dominates
June 25, 2019

White Sox OF Blake Rutherford, Double-A Birmingham: 4-for-5, 2 RBIs -- Chicago's No. 8 prospect posted a season high in hits with his first four-hit game since April 19, 2018 for Class A Advanced Winston-Salem as Birmingham edged Chattanooga, 7-5. Rutherford singled to right field in the second inning, left

Tigers' Mize makes Spring Training debut

No. 17 overall prospect tosses two innings in Grapefruit opener
February 22, 2019

Eight months after making his final start for Auburn in Gainesville, Florida, Casey Mize was back on the mound in the Sunshine State, squaring off against another college team.This time, he enjoyed a much more successful result.

Rogers demanding attention behind the dish

No. 10 Tigers prospect stands out among Minor League catchers
July 31, 2018

For the first time in three years, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for the best defensive catcher across all 10 full-season circuits in Minor League Baseball will most likely have a new home.Jose Trevino, who claimed the honor in 2016 and 2017, was in the middle of another fine season

SeaWolves' Rogers knocks three homers

Tigers No. 5 prospect has four long balls in last two games
June 13, 2018

Jake Rogers was arguably the best defensive catcher in the 2016 Draft before he was taken by the Astros. Scouts have said his production at the plate, much from his raw power, is only a bonus.He provided quite the bonus for Double-A Erie on Tuesday night.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 14

Rogers finally goes deep; Melendez continues to surprise
May 15, 2018

Theme of the dayThese guys again?: Mobile's no-hitter against Birmingham was the second time the BayBears had held an opposing Southern League team hitless in 2018, and in both feats, Griffin Canning was the starter and Ryan Clark was the closer. More on that milestone from Vincent Lara-Cinisomo here. The

Tigers trio learns about business of game

Perez, Rogers, Cameron band together during Verlander trade
December 4, 2017

As the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline draws near, it feels like anything could happen. For better or for worse.Throughout the season, Franklin Perez's dad kept hearing rumors the 19-year-old pitcher might be traded.'s No. 40 overall prospect reassured his father it's just part of baseball, but as rumors

Tigers acquire Astros trio in Verlander deal

Righty Perez, outfielder Cameron, catcher Rogers dealt to Detroit
September 1, 2017

The Tigers are bidding farewell to a franchise icon and saying hello to three players for the future.Detroit acquired prospects Franklin Perez, Daz Cameron and Jake Rogers from Houston late Thursday night in exchange for longtime ace Justin Verlander and a player to be named later or cash in a

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 10

Twins' top picks continue to take off; Lindsay smacks grand slam
July 11, 2017

Reds 1B/OF Nick Longhi, Double-A Pensacola: 1-for-3, HR, 3 RBI, R -- Longhi went deep for the first time as a Reds prospect Monday after a trade from the Red Sox last week for international bonus pool spending money. Ranked as Cincinnati's No. 18 prospect, Longhi is 3-for-11 with the homer,

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 24

Soroka sets career high in K's; Frazier adds more extra-base hits
May 25, 2017

Yankees OF Clint Frazier, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre: 2-for-5, HR, 2B, RBI, R, CS -- The Yankees' No. 2 prospect hit his eighth homer of the season in the first inning and added his International League-leading 15th double in the third of the RailRiders' 5-0 win at Columbus. With 23 extra-base hits, Frazier