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Tigers Prospect Profile #31: Tyler Gibson

Gibson spent 2012 playing rookie ball

Tyler Gibson got a large bonus to keep him from keeping his college commitment and instead joining the Tigers organization. He was a raw prospect when signed, and 18 months later, he's still quite raw, but maintains enormous potential.

Tyler Gibson Position: Outfielder Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Born: 6/17/1993 Bats: Left Throws: Right Acquired: 2011 MLB Draft, 15th Round Ranking History: #12 (2011) Background A 15th round pick in 2011, Gibson had a firm commitment to play baseball at Georgia Tech before the Tigers made a strong push and pulled him away from his commitment with a $500,000 signing bonus. He signed late and played... Recommended Stories

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