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Tigers Scouting Report #44: Tyler Gibson

Gibson is loaded with tools

After being drafted in the middle rounds of the 2011 draft, the Tigers were able to pry him away from his college commitment with a big signing bonus. What makes the toolsy outfielder so impressive, and where's his risk?

Tyler Gibson Vitals Position: Outfielder Date of Birth: 6/17/1993 (2014 Opening Day Age: 20) Height/Weight: 6-2/200 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Acquired: 2011 Draft, 15th Round Ranking History: #12 (2012), #31 (2013), #44 (2014) Background: Over-slot signing in the 15th round in 2011 that signed for $550,000. Struggled in his full debut at the rookie level in 2012, hitting just .167/.295/.253 in 5...

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