View Full Version : 2009 mlb draft (scouts.com take on our picks)

07-02-2008, 02:09 AM
Detroit Tigers

Overall Talent Grade - A+

Top Selections - Ryan Perry, Cody Satterwhite, Scott Green, Brett Jacobson, Alex Avila, Tyler Stohr

Early Selections Overview - There may not be another team in baseball that can match what Detroit did with their first four picks. Perry, Satterwhite, Green and Jacobson were four of the most powerful arms in the college ranks. They could actually even look at their top four selections as all first round talents at one point. Some of them had their struggles but are still big time college arms who will thrive against wood bats. Also of note, approximately only one-fifth of Detroit's draft class came from the high school ranks.

Sleepers/Tough Signings - Detroit has become known from flexing their financial muscle in recent years and they are often now projected to take risks in the late rounds and try to sign them. That wasn't the case this year and this perhaps a