Originally posted on Razzball  |  Last updated 12/5/12
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2012 (22) | 2011 (25) | 2010 (27) | 2009 (28) | 2008 (27) 2012 Affiliate Records MLB: [88-74] AL Central AAA: [60-84] International League – Toledo AA: [57-84] Eastern League – Erie A+: [73-58] Florida State League – Lakeland A: [72-68] Midwest League – West Michigan A(ss):  [35-40] New York-Penn League — Connecticut Arizona Fall League Players — Mesa Solar Sox Tyler Clark (RHP); Matt Hoffman (LHP); Luke Putkonen (RHP); James McCann (C); Aaron Westlake (1B); Nick Castellanos (OF) Graduated Prospects of Note Jacob Turner (RHP); Drew Smyly (LHP) The Run Down With a stacked roster at the big league level, it’s not necessarily debilitating to have a shallow farm system beneath it.  That’s pretty much how the Tigers have managed their organization in recent years — big acquisitions in the majors, and just enough talent pouring through from the farm to fill in the gaps.  With their top two prospects being outfielders, and a vacancy in the big league outfield, however, it looked like Detroit might have room in 2013 for a homegrown product to play an impact role.  Then they signed Torii Hunter and that thought was toast.  Still, don’t sleep on this system — it’s top heavy, but the best of it should be fantasy relevant within the next year or so. The post 2013 Minor League Preview: Detroit Tigers appeared first on Fantasy Baseball Blog at Razzball.com.
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