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Tigers Scouting Report #29: Franklin Navarro

Navarro came Stateside in 2013

Since being signed out of Venezuela, Franklin Navarro has been a prospect watched closely, projecting to be a solid big league catcher, both behind and at the plate. Navarro came Stateside in 2013 - how did that impact his projection?

Franklin Navarro Vitals Position: Catcher Date of Birth: 10/17/1994 (2014 Opening Day Age: 19) Height/Weight: 5-10/181 Bats/Throws: Both/Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2011 Ranking History: #37 (2013), #29 (2014) Background: Signed in 2011, Navarro dominated the Venezuelan Summer League in 2012, posting a .315/.360/.452 line in 62 games. Brought stateside for the 2013 season, Navarro...

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