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Prospect Profile: David Espinosa

David Espinosa was acquired from the Reds after falling out of favor in Cincinnati, and the Tigers have seen why Espinosa didn't make his mark there. Despite excellent patience at the plate, Espinosa has yet to see the rest of his tools come around to become a complete ballplayer; can he make that happen in '06?

David Espinosa Position: Outfield Height: 6-1 Weight: 180 Born: 12/16/1981 Bats: Both Throws: Right Background Espinosa was drafted in the 1st round (23rd overall) by the Cincinnati Reds. Early on as a professional, David had struggled with nearly all facets of his game, seeing only minimal progress. The Reds traded Espinosa to Detroit following the 2003 season. Upon arriving in Detroit...

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