Tigers agree to terms with first round pick Beau Burrows
DETROIT- The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Beau Burrows from Weatherford High School, the club's first round selection (22nd overall) in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Burrows posted a 0.78 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 72.0 innings as a senior at Weatherford High School. Burrows was selected to play in the 2014 Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field and was named a 2015 Preseason High School All-American by Baseball America.
The 6-2, 200 pound righthanded pitcher was rated by MLB.com as the 12th-best righthanded pitching prospect available in this year's draft and the 30th-best prospect overall.
The club has agreed to terms with nine players (Cam Gibson, Kyle Dowdy, Josh Lester, Joseph Havrilak, Logan Longwith, Tyler Servais, Patrick Mackenzie, Blaise Salter), including Burrows, from this year's draft. The list of all drafted players agreeing to terms with the Tigers follows:
||Weatherford High School (TX)
||Michigan State University
||University of Houston
||University of Missouri
||University of Akron
||Tennessee Wesleyan College
||Central Michigan University