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Tigers Prospect Profile #8: Austin Schotts

Schotts hit well for the GCL squad

Austin Schotts joined the Tigers organization as a third round draft pick in 2012, and despite being absent a lot of hype, provided plenty of production and excitement in his debut season playing rookie ball. Is Schotts a premium defender in center field, and is he a future prototypical leadoff hitter?

Austin Schotts Position: Outfielder Height: 5-11 Weight: 180 Born: 9/13/1993 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2012 MLB Draft, 3rd Round Ranking History: N/A Background The Tigers third round pick last summer, Schotts signed quickly and made his debut with the Gulf Coast League Tigers. In 40 rookie-league games, the 18-year old Schotts ripped eleven doubles, one triple and three home runs as...

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