June 13th, 2012

Tigers announce 15 draft signings

The Tigers officially announced their deals with their top two picks from last week’s First-Year Player Draft, Texas high school talents Jake Thompson and Austin Schotts. They also announced contracts with 13 other draft picks, all of them college players. Among them:

  • LHP Joe Rogers (5th round, Central Florida)
  • RHP Charlie Gillies (10th round, The Masters College)
  • C Bennett Pickar (11th round, Oral Roberts)
  • RHP Julio Felix (12th round, Pima Community College)
  • SS Jordan Dean (15th round, Central Michigan)
  • RHP Slade Smith (17th round, Auburn)
  • LHP Alex Phillips (21st round, Kentucky)
  • RHP Nick Carmichael (24th round, Palomar College)
  • SS Jared Reaves (25th round, Alabama)
  • RHP Josh Carr (28th round, Kennesaw State)
  • OF Zach Kirksey (29th round, Mississippi)
  • RHP Matt Davenport (34th round, William & Mary)
  • LHP Ryan Longstreth (40th round, Central Michigan)