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Tigers Prospect Profile: Hayden Parrott
Hayden Parrott Position: Second Baseman Height: 6-1 Weight: 195 Born: 4/11/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Taken in the 11th round of the '06 draft, Parrott was viewed as a bit of a sleeper by the Tigers. His college commitment was not considered strong, but it was enough to deter some teams. Parrott was an elite player for Desert Mountain High School during his final two seasons. His senior season was absolutely dominating, as he posted an unreal .491/.528/1.098 line in 33 games. That's right, a 1.626 OPS as a high school senior! His season included 15 doubles, 4 triples, and 15 homeruns. As a junior, Parrott notched ten doubles in only 70 at-bats, along with a .400 batting average. In each of his final two seasons, Parrott was named 1st Team All-Region, and was also named 1st Team All-Arizona as a senior. After signing late, the Tigers assigned Parrott to the GCL for the tail end of the season. He appeared in only ten games for the GCL Tigers, but made his...
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