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Tigers Prospect Profile #12: Avisail Garcia
Avisail Garcia Position:Outfielder Height: 6-4 Weight: 230 Born: 6/12/1991 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background An unheralded signing on July 6, 2007, Garcia was a player the Tigers targeted from the opening of the international signing period. Signed for a relatively modest bonus, Garcia wouldn't make his pro debut until the 2008 season. Starting in the VSL as a 17-year old in 2008, Garcia wasted no time putting his wealth of talents on display. In his first pro exposure, the young outfielder posted a very strong .298/.342/.449 line backed by 12 doubles, two triples and seven home runs in 63 games. The Tigers quickly brought Garcia stateside for the 2009 season and he promptly wowed the staff with an amazing performance in extended spring training. When an opportunity presented to send him to West Michigan, the Tigers didn't hesitate, despite the fact he was just 18 years old. Garcia played in 81 games for the ‘Caps and posted a .264/.289/.324 line as one of the youngest...
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