Tigers agree to terms with 15 selections

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with 15 of the team’s selections from the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Among the 15 players agreeing to terms with the Tigers include the club’s top two selections in this year’s draft, righthanded pitcher Jake Thompson from Rockwall-Heath High School in Texas and outfielder Austin Schotts from Centennial High School in Texas.

Additionally, the Tigers have announced the club has agreed to terms with two non-drafted free agents: catcher Timothy Remes from Sante Fe College (FL) and second baseman Cory Jensen from Florida Southern College.

The list of all drafted players agreeing to terms with the Tigers follows:

Rd        Player        Position        Ht.        Wt.        B/T        Age        School
2        Jake Thompson        RHP        6-4        235        R/R        18        Rockwall-Heath HS (TX)
3        Austin Schotts        CF        5-11        180        R/R        18        Centennial HS (TX)
5        Joe Rogers        LHP        6-1        200        L/L        21        University of Central Florida
10        Charlie Gillies        RHP        6-2        200        R/R        21        The Masters College (CA)
11        Bennett Pickar        C        6-2        210        R/R        21        Oral Roberts University (OK)
12        Julio Felix        RHP        6-1        185        R/R        20        Pima Community College (AZ)
15        Jordan Dean        SS        5-10        170        R/R        21        Central Michigan University
17        Slade Smith        RHP        6-2        185        R/R        21        Auburn University (AL)
21        Alex Phillips        LHP        6-4        205        L/L        22        University of Kentucky
24        Nick Carmichael        RHP        6-6        220        R/R        22        Palomar College (CA)
25        Jared Reaves        SS        5-10        185        R/R        21        University of Alabama
28        Josh Carr        RHP        6-4        210        R/R        22        Kennesaw State University (GA)
29        Zach Kirksey        OF        6-0        215        L/R        23        University of Mississippi
34        Matt Davenport        RHP        6-8        200        R/R        22        College of William & Mary (VA)
40        Ryan Longstreth        LHP        6-1        205        L/L        22        Central Michigan University