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Tigers Scouting Report #27: Javier Betancourt

Betancourt was impressive Stateside last year

After being signed in 2011 but not taking the field until 2012, Javier Betancourt gave Tigers fans a glimpse into why he was a high priority signing, hitting .333 in his Stateside debut last year. What does Betancourt project to be long-term?

Javier Betancourt Vitals Position: Shortstop/Second Baseman Date of Birth: 5/8/1995 (2014 Opening Day Age: 18) Height/Weight: 5-10/173 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2011 Ranking History: #163 (2012), #51 (2013), #27 (2014) Background: A high priority signing for the Tigers in 2011, Betancourt comes from a baseball family and posted a .333/.391/.455 line during an injury...

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