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Tigers Scouting Report #34: Domingo Leyba

Will Leyba follow in Perez's footsteps?

The Tigers have invested heavily in middle infielders out of Latin America in recent years, and have started to see that pay off with Hernan Perez emerging at the big league level, and players like Eugenio Suarez and Harold Castro impressing on the farm. Is Domingo Leyba the next to make noise stateside after a very impressive showing in the DSL?

Domingo Leyba Vitals Position: Shortstop/Second Baseman Date of Birth: 9/11/1995 (2014 Opening Day Age: 18) Height/Weight: 5-11/160 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2012 Ranking History: #91 (2013), #34 (2014) Background: One of the Tigers most significant signings during the 2012 international signing period, the club gave Leyba $400,000 and sent him to the Dominican... Recommended Stories

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