Detroit Tigers 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz

As we are now halfway into the season and the signing deadline for 2012 draft picks has passed, here is my revised list of top 5 prospects in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/28/2012)

1) Nick Castellanos – 3B
Highest Level: AA Erie Seawolves
2012 Stats:
MILB: .360, 27(2B), 4(3B), 9HR, 51RBI

2) Avisail Garcia – OF
Highest Level: AA Erie Seawolves
2012 Stats:
MILB: .289, 11(2B), 7(3B), 11HR, 44RBI, 18SB

3) Casey Crosby – P
Highest Level: MLB Detroit Tigers
2012 Stats:
MLB: 1-1, 9.49ERA, 12.1IP, 11BB, 9K, .313BAA
MILB: 6-3, 3.99ERA, 85.1IP, 50BB, 83K, .233BAA

4) Jake Thompson – P
Highest Level: Rookie League GCL Tigers
2012 Stats:
MILB: 1-1, 1.75ERA, 25.2IP, 10BB, 29K, .133BAA

5) Steven Moya – OF
Highest Level: Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
2012 Stats:
MILB: .288, 14(2B), 3(3B), 9HR, 47RBI

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