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Tigers Prospect Profile #13: Josue Carreno

Carreno spent the 2011 campaign in West Michigan

Josue Carreno has grown in more ways than one since being signed as a 16-year old in Venezuela. As he's moved up the ladder in competition, he's also moved up in size, putting on 40 pounds to his frame. Despite the added size, Carreno continues to flash strong velocity and control.

Josue Carreno Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 215 Born: 6/26/1991 Bats: Left Throws: Right Background Carreno was signed as a 16-year old out of Venezuela in October 2007. Being signed after the season held Carreno back from making his professional debut until 2008 in the Venezuelan Summer League. As a 17-year old in the VSL, he posted an impressive 2.82 ERA in 12 starts. He... Recommended Stories