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Tigers 2010 Amateur Draft Analysis

Smyly fit the mold of the Tigers' 2010 draft

After selecting 24 players from the high school ranks in 2009, the Tigers made college players their focus with the 2010 draft. Overall, the Tigers took 31 players from four-year schools, and given the uncertainty surrounding this year's prep class, it's little wonder why they went this route.

There is no question that this year's draft crop was loaded with players that were not lacking in tools. However, in many cases those tools have failed to lead to consistent production, and given the high price tags, the Tigers were content to go with a more conservative approach as they did two years ago. Although this draft has a definite 2008 feel to it, the Tigers actually drafted fewer... Recommended Stories

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