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Tigers Prospect Profile: Austin Jackson

AJax has made his way to Detroit

Being the centerpiece of a blockbuster trade and slated to replace out-going all-star Curtis Granderson is no small task, but that's exactly what was expected out of Austin Jackson for the Tigers.

Austin Jackson Position: Outfielder Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 Born: 2/1/1987 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background An eighth round pick by the New York Yankees in 2005, Jackson was more athlete than baseball player at the time of his selection. Signing quickly for $800,000, Jackson debuted with the Gulf Coast League Yankees, and his debut was a rousing success. In 40 games, Jackson knocked eleven...

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