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2012 TigsTools: Best Hitter

Hitting ability is often the make or break tool for a prospect. Prospect status and big-league success often depend largely on how much a guy hits. Even with power or good defense in the profile, if a guy doesn't hit, he's not going to maintain his prospect status. The Tigers have several hitters with the ability to consistently barrel the ball and hit for a high average.

Best Hitter 1. Nick Castellanos (OF) 2. Danry Vasquez (OF) 3. Avisail Garcia (OF) 4. Dean Green (1B) 5. Tyler Collins (OF) The Tigers top three hitting prospects all have the natural hitting ability to succeed in the Major Leagues. Castellanos may be one of the best pure hitters in the minor leagues and he has the potential to hit .300 on an annual basis. He has a knack for barreling the baseball...

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