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Tigers Prospect Profile: Kyle Sleeth

When Kyle Sleeth was selected with the third overall pick, the Tigers thought they were drafting a potential ace. Unfortunately, Tommy John surgery sidetracked those plans, and now Sleeth is still struggling to regain his form. Will Sleeth ever get 'it' back?

Kyle Sleeth Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-5 Weight: 205 Born: 12/20/1981 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Sleeth was the Tigers first round choice (3rd overall) in the 2003 draft out of Wake Forest. The draft experience was nothing new to Sleeth, as he had previously been taken by the Baltimore Orioles in 2000 (18th round). Kyle experienced a highly successful collegiate...

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