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Tigers Prospect Profile: Luis Cortez

Like Nunez, Cortez is an impressive defender

Luis Cortez established himself as a strong up the middle defensive player, and earned himself a stateside promotion midway through the 2011 season. What can Cortez do from the second base spot?

Luis CortezPosition:Second BasemanHeight: 6-0Weight: 155Born: 1/8/1992Bats: RightThrows: RightBackgroundCortez was an immediate signing by the Tigers at the outset of the 2008 international signing period, inking just one day after the session opened. The Tigers were rumored to have given Cortez a low six-figure bonus. Debuting in the VSL in 2009 as a 17-year old, Cortez struggled with the bat in...

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