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Tigers Prospect Profile #50: Luis Marte

Tigers Prospect Profile #50: Luis Marte

Marte has flashed dominance at various points throughout his minor league career, but troubles with his arm have slowed him the last two seasons. If he can stay healthy, Marte could move quickly and help in Detroit in 2010. Could a move to the bullpen be in his future? Check inside for the answer to that question, and to get the full scoop on Marte's prospect status!

Luis Marte Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 5-11 Weight: 175 Born: 8/28/1986 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background The Tigers' Ramon Pena recommended and signed Marte in November of 2005, after he was already 19-years old. Marte debuted on the field for the Tigers in 2006 in the Dominican Summer League, and he promptly dominated the competition with an 8-0 record and 1.38 ERA in eleven...

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