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Tigers Scouting Report #41: Wilsen Palacios

Wilsen Palacios has bounced in and out of the back part of the Top 50 for the last several years. After a quality season in High-A, Palacios is back in the rankings at 41. What's intriguing about the youngster, and why was he a priority for the Tigers to re-sign before he hit minor league free agency? The answer may surprise you.

Wilsen Palacios Vitals Position: Right-handed Pitcher Date of Birth: 12/15/1989 (2014 Opening Day Age: 24) Height/Weight: 6-3/180 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2006 (re-signed, 2013) Ranking History: #144 (2008), #124 (2009), #138 (2010), #44 (2011), #67 (2012), #78 (2013), #41 (2014) Background: Signed as an international free agent in 2006, Palacios spent three years...