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Tigers Prospect Profile #14: Jason King

King spent 2011 in Connecticut after signing

A relatively unheralded prospect after missing most of two years due to injury, the Tigers snagged King in the fourth round of the 2011 draft, and he quickly showed why he piqued the Tigers' interest, as an impressive athlete flashing power potential. What's the low down on King?

Jason King Position: Third Baseman Height: 6-0 Weight: 215 Born: 6/14/1989 Bats: Both Throws: Right Background King was the Tigers fourth round pick last summer. He flew under the radar during the 2010 and 2011 seasons at Kansas State due to Tommy John surgery that forced him to redshirt in 2010. King was limited in the field in 2011 but did post a /.326/.377/.591 line in 61 games with the new... Recommended Stories

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