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Tigers Prospect Profile #28: John Murrian

Murrian spent time in Lakland and Erie last year

John Murrian quickly jumped up the ladder after being drafted, making it all the way to Double-A in his first full season of pro ball. Despite not having a traditional tool skill-set, what has Murrian ranked in the top 30?

John Murrian Position: Catcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 Born: 6/15/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background The Tigers ninth round pick in 2009 out of Winthrop, Murrian had a strong debut in the New York-Penn League with Oneonta. Playing as the team's primary catcher, Murrian caught 38 games and was the designated hitter in another 16. He finished his first pro summer with a .296/.356/.468 line...

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