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Tigers Scouting Report #26: Ben Verlander

Verlander spent 2013 in Connecticut

The younger brother of Tigers' ace Justin, Ben Verlander was snagged in the 13th round of last summer's amateur draft. He may not have the ceiling of a future ace, but he's a strong prospect in his own right.

Ben Verlander Vitals Position: Outfielder Date of Birth: 1/31/1992 (2014 Opening Day Age: 22) Height/Weight: 6-3/170 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: 2013 MLB Draft, 14th Round Ranking History: #26 (2014) Background: The younger brother of Tigers ace Justin Verlander, Ben was a sly choice of the club during the 2013 draft. He started out strong during his professional debut but faded down the... Recommended Stories

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