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Tigers agree to terms with 15 selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball first-year player draft

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with 15 of the team’s selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Among the 15 players agreeing to terms with the Tigers include the club’s top two selections in this year’s draft, righthanded pitcher Jake Thompson from Rockwall-Heath High School in Texas and outfielder Austin Schotts from Centennial High School in Texas.

Additionally, the Tigers have announced the club has agreed to terms with two non-drafted free agents: catcher Timothy Remes from Sante Fe College (FL) and second baseman Cory Jensen from Florida Southern College.

The list of all drafted players agreeing to terms with the Tigers follows:

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

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with 15 of the team’s selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Among the 15 players agreeing to terms with the Tigers include the club’s top two selections in this year’s draft, righthanded pitcher Jake Thompson from Rockwall-Heath High School in Texas and outfielder Austin Schotts from Centennial High School in Texas.

Additionally, the Tigers have announced the club has agreed to terms with two non-drafted free agents: catcher Timothy Remes from Sante Fe College (FL) and second baseman Cory Jensen from Florida Southern College.

The list of all drafted players agreeing to terms with the Tigers follows:

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

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