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Torkelson, Greene earn stripes for Tigers

Near-ready Top 100 prospects giving Detroit hope on horizon
@SamDykstraMiLB
November 12, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com 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. Matters could be at a turning point in the Motor City. It's no

Winter ball roundup: Mexican Pacific League

Tigers prospect Paredes rides showing to Caribbean Series berth
@tylermaun
February 3, 2021

Without a Minor League season in 2020, top prospects headed to various locations across the globe for offseason work. Over the next few weeks, MiLB.com will look at the highlights from winter ball seasons worldwide. First up was the Dominican Winter League, now the Mexican Pacific League. Season summary The

Tigers promoting Mize, Skubal for MLB debuts

Detroit summoning Top-100 prospects, Paredes to help big club
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 17, 2020

The welcome wagon is about to kick into overdrive in the Motor City. The Tigers are promoting No. 2 prospect Casey Mize, No. 5 Tarik Skubal and No. 6 Isaac Paredes to the Major Leagues this week, the club announced Monday. Paredes is joining the club today as fellow infielder

Toolshed dream lineup: The 21-year-olds

Padres' Gore, Angels' Adell highlight heading into season at 21
April 7, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball games yet, but that's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age. The opening edition focused on teenagers, and the second looked at 20-year-olds. This time, we turn

Rogers, Castro pacing Tigers' resurgence

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

Each offseason, MiLB.com 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

Erie's Paredes has monster doubleheader

No. 5 Tigers prospect goes 8-for-11 with pro-best five-hit game
August 21, 2019

Isaac Paredes already had been scorching hot at the plate in August, but he somehow turned it up a notch further in Wednesday's doubleheader.Fifth-ranked Detroit prospect went 8-for-11 across the twinbill -- including a career-high five hits in Game 2 -- as Erie split the double dip with Richmond at

Paredes picks up Player of the Week award

Fifth-ranked Tigers prospect hit .552 with a homer and five RBIs
August 5, 2019

The dog days of summer are upon us, and Erie's Isaac Paredes is warming up with them. The fifth-ranked Tigers prospect earned Eastern League Player of the Week honors for July 29-Aug. 4 after putting up a .552/.567/.724 slash line with a home run, two doubles, five RBIs, one walk

Paredes and Keller Win Weekly Awards

August 5, 2019

SCARBOROUGH, ME - The Eastern League is pleased to announce the winners of the Eastern League Player of the Week Award and Eastern League Pitcher of the Week Award for the period of July 29th through August 4th.

2019 Eastern League All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Flying Squirrels host All-Star Game for first time on Wednesday, July 10 at The Diamond
June 24, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:05 p.m. The Flying Squirrels are hosting the event for

Siri lifts Estrellas to Winter League crown

Reds No. 14 prospect named MVP after torrid offensive series
January 27, 2019

The list of top prospects taking part in Winter League playoff ball continues to dwindle, and the list of those putting up eye-popping performances is even more exclusive. Here's a look at some of baseball's top ranked prospects who have fared best in their leagues' postseasons.Jose Siri (Estrellas Orientales, Dominican

Tatis stars again in Caribbean playoffs

Top Padres prospect races for extra bases in Dominican Republic
January 6, 2019

The playoffs have arrived in most Winter Leagues around the globe. Here's a look at some of baseball's top ranked prospects who have fared best in their leagues' postseasons.Fernando Tatis Jr. (Estrellas Orientales, Dominican Winter League) -- 11 G, 12-for-39, 2 HR, 2 2B, 1 3B, 6 RBISan Diego's top

Tatis teeing off in Winter League playoffs

Top Padres prospect homers on back-to-back nights for Estrellas
December 23, 2018

As the new year approaches, Winter Leagues are going strong with teams in title hunts and top talent logging extra at-bats and innings before the 2019 season. Here's a look at some of baseball's top ranked prospects who fared best over the week of Dec. 16-22.Fernando Tatis Jr. (Estrellas Orientales,

Cardinals' Urias having blast in winter ball

St. Louis prospect belts four homers, drives in eight in two games
December 2, 2018

Though the Arizona Fall League is in the books, baseball isn't over for the offseason. Winter Leagues are going on in the Caribbean with top prospects getting in extra at-bats and innings before the 2019 season. Here's a look at some of the top ranked prospects who fared best over

These Tigers aren't toothless anymore

Manning, Stewart, Cameron revving up on way to Motown
October 19, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com 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.The Detroit Tigers have had one winning season in the past four years after

Erie's Paredes slugs way to career night

Detroit's No. 12 prospect goes deep, doubles, plates six runs
August 30, 2018

At 19 years old, Isaac Paredes is the youngest player in the Eastern League. And he's showed a lot of exuberance on the circuit. The No. 12 Tigers prospect collected three hits and a professional-best six RBIs on Thursday in Double-A Erie's 15-7 rout of Harrisburg at FNB Field. The career

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 19

Phils' Medina, Bucs' Holmes stay hot on mound in June
June 20, 2018

Theme of the dayAll of the stars: Tuesday night was one of the most notable on the Minor League calendar with the Southern, California, Carolina, Midwest and South Atlantic Leagues all holding their All-Star Games. The most dramatic of the midsummer classics was in Lansing, with the Midwest League tilt

Whitecaps' Paredes making powerful impression

No. 8 Tigers prospect homers twice in 15-7 rout over Lake County
August 8, 2017

When West Michigan manager Mike Rabelo got his first look at Isaac Paredes back on April 7, the conditions were quite different than they are now. For starters, Paredes was a member of South Bend, Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and Rabelo's Opening Day opponent. The 18-year-old shortstop

Reports: Tigers acquire Cubs' Candelario

Top 100 prospect part of swap for lefty Wilson, catcher Avila
July 30, 2017

The Tigers gained two Top 100 Prospects in MLB.com's midseason update. They're close to adding another.According to numerous reports, Detroit acquired top Cubs prospectJeimer Candelario in a package for left-handed reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila. Infielder Isaac Paredes, Chicago's 10th-ranked prospect, also will head to the Motor City.The trade

Paredes parks a pair for South Bend

Cubs No. 17 prospect's two-homer effort produces four RBIs
July 8, 2017

Considering his age and relative lack of professional experience, what Isaac Paredes is doing in his first full season as a professional is pretty extraordinary -- and exciting. The 18-year-old homered twice in the same game for the first time in his career and matched his season high with four RBIs