Results tagged ‘ Gulf Coast League Tigers ’
Thanks to his .405 batting average in half a season last year at Class A Advanced Lakeland, MLB.com’s No. 10 overall prospect Nick Castellanos made his Double-A debut at age 20. To smooth his path to the Majors, the Tigers switched him from third base to the outfield. Given that effort to keep his bat moving up the system — and Detroit’s historic aggressiveness for pushing prospects — it’s expected that Castellanos will play at Triple-A Toledo in 2013. The Mud Hens would be his fifth pro team. Here are the previous four, in a gallery.