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2014 Connecticut Tigers Preview

Steven Fuentes headlines the CT-Tigers lineup

In an unusual twist, this year's early Connecticut roster lacks 2014 draft picks but is still loaded with viable prospects and intriguing names. The Opening Day roster has five of the TigsTown Top 50 prospects, including two in the Top 25. While 2014 draftees may be on the way, the rest of the roster includes several players with the potential to make a name for themselves.

The pitching staff is highlighted 16th ranked Joe Jimenez, an undrafted free agent from 2013. Jimenez slipped through the cracks of the draft due to a high bonus demand but the Tigers snatched him up and his stuff in the GCL last year was impressive. His innings restrictions are likely to be fairly tight, but he can reach 95 mph with his sinking fastball and his slider and changeup both have at...

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