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Tigers Prospect Profile #6: Rob Brantly

A solid defender that makes good contact and has power potential, Rob Brantly earned a promotion midway through the 2011 season from West Michigan up to Lakeland, and was then sent to the Arizona Fall League for further seasoning. Despite that, scouts are split on Brantly's future.

Rob Brantly Position: Catcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 205 Born: 7/14/1989 Bats: Left Throws: Right Background Brantly was the Tigers third round pick in 2010 out of UC-Riverside, signing quickly for a reported bonus of $330,000. Brantly started at Low-A West Michigan and had enough time to log 52 games for the ‘Caps. Over that span, he posted a .255/.352/.335 line that included more walks than...

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