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Tigers Scouting Report #14: Tyler Collins

Collins has earned a spot on the big league roster

Heading into camp, no one would have given Tyler Collins much of a shot at making the big league club this spring, and even after the injury to Andy Dirks, there were thought to be better options. But Collins quite simply outperformed and out-worked the alternatives, which fits right in line with his scouting report. Find out what the club is getting inside.

Tyler Collins Vitals Position: Outfielder Date of Birth: 6/6/1990 (2014 Opening Day Age: 23) Height/Weight: 5-11/215 Bats/Throws: Left/Left Acquired: 2011 Draft, 6th Round Ranking History: #9 (2012), #11 (2013), #14 (2014) Background: Popped in the sixth round after transferring from Baylor, the Tigers were pleased when he showed up in short-season Connecticut and slashed .313/.360/.534 in 4... Recommended Stories

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