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Prospects in the Tigers' 2020 player pool

Nine of club's top 10 prospects to play in Detroit, Toledo
July 7, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Toolshed dream lineup: The teenagers

Picking best young prospects position by position entering 2020
March 24, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball right now. 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 groups. This opening edition focuses on teenagers, i.e., those who will be playing at age 17, 18

Farm system rankings: Position players, 30-21

Witt leads next-gen Royals; Tigers' Greene striving for more
February 10, 2020

With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, looks at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranks them in several different ways. This first installment, broken into three parts, focuses on position players and considers the quality and quantity of top talent currently in each system. So, without further

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

Greene flashes glove, bat in Class A debut

Detroit's No. 3 prospect caps night with inside-the-park homer
August 8, 2019

For Riley Greene, his Midwest League debut was the next stop on an "exciting ride," complete with two highlight-reel's No. 49 overall prospect made a sterling grab in the outfield and then raced for an inside-the-park homer in Class A West Michigan's 9-6 loss to Bowling Green on Thursday

Greene rides his wave to Whitecaps

Fifth overall 2019 pick gets call after hot month for Connecticut
August 7, 2019

Riley Greene -- the fifth overall pick in this year's Draft -- only needed 33 games of seasoning before earning a promotion to full-season ball.Detroit's No. 3 prospect is headed to the Midwest League, the Tigers revealed Wednesday night. In a press release, Class A West Michigan said Greene's expected