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2014 TigsTown Top 50 Tigers Prospects: 20-11

Continuing to countdown the top 50 prospects in the organization, we dive into those who fall inside the top 20. The prospects ranked in the teens are highlighted by a number of middle infield prospects as well as a few power relievers.

20. Melvin Mercedes – Right-Handed Pitcher Now nearly three full seasons removed from Tommy John surgery, Mercedes is on the verge of the big leagues and should arrive in Detroit at some point in 2014. Armed with a heavy fastball that sits in the 93-95 mph range and a four-seam heater that he can ramp up to 97-98 mph when he needs it. His slider hovers in the average range and doesn't miss enough...