The Detroit Tigers have announced the signing of 15 of the team's selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Brian Britten announced the signings via Twitter, and noted that they include the club's top two selections:
Tigers agree to terms with 15 selections from 2012 draft, including the club's top two selections (RHP Jake Thompson & OF Austin Schotts).— Brian Britten (@BBritten_Tigers) June 13, 2012
Below, we've got a list of the 15 players who were signed, courtesy of CBS Detroit. Thompson is a right-handed pitcher out of Rockwall-Heath High School (TX) and was taken in the second round, while Schots is a centerfielder out of Centennial High School (TX).
Rd Player Position Ht. Wt. B/T Age School
2 Jake Thompson RHP 6-4 235 R/R 18 Rockwall-Heath HS (TX)
3 Austin Schotts CF 5-11 180 R/R 18 Centennial HS (TX)
5 Joe Rogers LHP 6-1 200 L/L 21 University of Central Florida
10 Charlie Gillies RHP 6-2 200 R/R 21 The Masters College (CA)
11 Bennett Pickar C 6-2 210 R/R 21 Oral Roberts University (OK)
12 Julio Felix RHP 6-1 185 R/R 20 Pima Community College (AZ)
15 Jordan Dean SS 5-10 170 R/R 21 Central Michigan University
17 Slade Smith RHP 6-2 185 R/R 21 Auburn University (AL)
21 Alex Phillips LHP 6-4 205 L/L 22 University of Kentucky
24 Nick Carmichael RHP 6-6 220 R/R 22 Palomar College (CA)
25 Jared Reaves SS 5-10 185 R/R 21 University of Alabama
28 Josh Carr RHP 6-4 210 R/R 22 Kennesaw State University (GA)
29 Zach Kirksey OF 6-0 215 L/R 23 University of Mississippi
34 Matt Davenport RHP 6-8 200 R/R 22 College of William & Mary (VA)
40 Ryan Longstreth LHP 6-1 205 L/L 22 Central Michigan University
On top of that news, the Tigers have also brought in two undrafted free agents in catcher Timothy Remes and second basemen Cory Jensen, also according to Britten on Twitter. Remes is out of Sante Fe College (FL) and Jensen is out of Florida Southern College.
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