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Tigers Prospect Profile #16: Billy Nowlin

Nowlin spent '09 with the Whitecaps

Billy Nowlin still remains a player without a natural position, but it was never his defense that was going to be his ticket to the big leagues. After a season in which he crushed Midwest League pitching, it's pretty clear he's plan on using his bat to make him a big leaguer.

Billy Nowlin Position: Outfielder/First Baseman Height: 6-1 Weight: 210 Born: 12/16/1986 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Nowlin was a non-descript Tigers draft pick in the 25th round of the 2008 MLB draft out of Golden West College in California. Drafted as a catcher, the Tigers have used him both in the outfield and at first base since signing. In his final season at Golden West, Nowlin...

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