Tigers agree to terms with first round pick Beau Burrows

Club agrees to terms with nine players from the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft

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:

 

Rd Player Position Ht. Wt. B/T Age School
1 Beau Burrows RHP 6-2   200   R/R    18    Weatherford High School (TX)
5 Cam Gibson CF 6-2 195 L/R 21 Michigan State University
12 Kyle Dowdy RHP 6-1 195 R/R 22 University of Houston
13 Josh Lester 3B 6-0 189 L/R 20 University of Missouri
18 Joseph Havrilak RF 6-1 195 L/R 23 University of Akron
20 Logan Longwith RHP 6-3 170 R/R 21 Tennessee Wesleyan College
27 Tyler Servais C 6-2 215 S/R 22 Princeton University
28   Patrick Mackenzie    2B 5-8 170 L/R 23 Central Michigan University