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Tigers Prospect Profile #18: Brandon Douglas
Brandon Douglas Position:Second Baseman Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Born: 2/8/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Douglas was drafted for the second time in 2008, this time by the Tigers, after being picked in the 32nd round by the Reds in 2007. The Northern Iowa product was signed quickly as an 11th round pick and he promptly played at four different levels in the Tigers organization that summer. Seeing the most action (47 games) at Oneonta, Douglas posted a .312/.350/.407 line in the NYPL. He hit even better in brief stints at West Michigan and in the Gulf Coast League, and even held his own with five hits in 19 plate appearances at Double-A. Things settled down in 2009 as Douglas spent the entire summer with West Michigan, posting a .322/.384/.374 line as a 23-year old. Douglas was sidelined for much of August with a groin strain, returning just in time for a playoff push with the ‘Caps. In 2010, Douglas was expected to move quickly up the ladder after two strong pro...
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