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1st Rd Pick: Prospect Profile: Jacob Turner

Jacob Turner is the newest Tiger!

The Tigers went big again, drafting a big, powering high school right-hander with their first round pick, ninth overall. Read on for all the details on the newest Tiger!

Jacob Turner Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-4 Weight: 205 Born: 5/21/1991 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background The Tigers top pick in the 2009 draft, Turner is an accomplished high school pitcher with plenty to bring to the table. As a senior at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis, Missouri, he closed his season with a 0.40 ERA and 7-1 record in 52 2/3 innings. In that time, he...

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