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TigsTown Awards: VSL Tigers

The VSL Tigers of the Year

Everyone knows about Triple-A Toledo, or even the Rookie Gulf Coast League Tigers. However, two teams in the organization often overlooked are the Tigers' teams in the Venezuelan and Dominican Summer Leagues. Who exceled this season down in Venezuela?

VSL Tiger Player of the Year: Outfielder Alexis Espinoza Espinoza had enticed the Tigers even before signing on June 1st of this year, and boy did he put on a show in 2006. Playing for the Tigers joint (with Florida) Venezuelan Summer League affiliate, Alexis put together a campaign worthy of the highest praises. As a very raw 17-year old, he managed to dominate most games at the plate, and... Recommended Stories

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