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TigsTools: 2012 MLB Draft Tigers Edition

Devon Travis earns praise for his tools

After a great discussion with Director of Scouting David Chadd to recap this year's draft in general, it is now time to take a deeper look at some of the individual picks and best tools in this year's Tigers draft class.

Best Fastball Allatoona High School right-hander Clate Schmidt (36th round) brings the biggest pure velocity to the table. He showed 96-97 mph heat to area scouts in short bursts this spring and could show it more frequently as he matures and improves his delivery. Right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson (2nd round) and Drew VerHagen (4th round) both pitch in the low-90s consistently and can touch... Recommended Stories

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