Minor League Rosters Announced

by billfer on April 3, 2010 · 15 comments

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The Tigers organization made the official announcements of their minor league rosters today. The rosters below were compiled from posts at TigsTown (and Mark Anderson – @TigsTownMark), Motown Sports, and Nick Underhill’s site.

A couple of things worth calling out:

  • Audy Ciriaco and Cody Satterwhite are both starting their seasons on the DL. In Satterwhite’s case it is a torn labrum.  While I don’t know the severity this is often a career-altering type of injury.
  • 2009 second round pick Andy Oliver will receive the aggressive assignment to AA meaning he has a chance to see time with the big league club in 2010.
  • Another 2009 pitcher, Adam Wilk will be pushed to Lakeland after successful stints at the lower rungs in his debut year.
  • The Toledo team is pretty stacked and the infield and outfield should provide some exciting nights at Fifth-Third field. That crowded outfield forced Ramirez to Erie even though he spent last season at AAA. Jason Beck notes that he will get the bulk of his reps in centerfield so the move may me as much about defense as offense.
  • Take 75 North and TigsTown both covered some of the cuts/retirements that are a little surprising including Brett Jensen and Jordan Newton.

Toledo

Rotation
Alfredo Figaro
A Galarraga
Scot Drucker
Phil Dumatrait
Ruddy Lugo

Bullpen
Casey Fien
Daniel Schlereth
Enrique Gonzalez
Jason Waddell
Jay Sborz
Josh Rainwater
Robbie Weinhardt

Infield
Brent Dlugach
Danny Worth
Jeff Larish
Max Leon
Wil Rhymes

Catchers
Robinson Diaz
Mike Rabelo

Outfield
Brennan Boesch
Casper Wells
Clete Thomas
Jeff Frazier
Ryan Strieby

Erie

Rotation
Andy Oliver
Jon Kibler
Duane Below
Thad Weber
Lauren Gagnier

Bullpen
Brooks Brown
Jared Gayhart
Luis Marte
Ryan Ketchner
Zach Simons
Brendan Wise
Jay Voss

Infield
Michael Bertram
Cale Iorg
Justin Henry
Santo De Leon
Shawn Roof
Cesar Nicolas

Catchers
Max St. Pierre
Jeff Kunkel

Outfield
Andy Dirks
Wilkin Ramirez
Deik Scram
Josh Burrus

DL
Audy Ciriaco (wrist)
Brandon Douglas (hamstring)
Cody Satterwhite (labrum)

Lakeland

Pitchers
Tyler Conn
Erik Chrichton
Casey Crosby
Charlie Furbush
Matt Hoffman
Lester Oliveros
Luke Putkonen
Anthony Shawler
Mark Sorensen
Tyler Stohr
Brayan Villarreal
Adam Wilk

Infield
Rawley Bishop
Alden Carrithers
Carmelo Jaime
Billy Nowlin
Gustavo Nunez
Bryan Pounds
Brent Wyatt

Catchers
Andy Bouchie
John Murrian

Outfield
Ben Guez
Kody Kaiser
Chris White
Josh Workman

Disabled List
Scott Green
Austin Wood
Kyle Peter

West Michigan

Pitchers
Nolan Cain
Kenny Faulk
Trevor Feeney
Ramon Lebron
Melvin Mercedes
Jose Ortega
Luis Sanz
Giovanni Soto
Jacob Turner
Jade Todd

Infield
Wade Gaynor
Mike Gosse
Jordan Lennerton
Luis Palacios
Hernan Perez
Elvin Soto

Catchers
Billy Alvino
Eric Roof

Outfield
Alexis Espinoza
Avisail Garcia
Jamie Johnson
Michael Rockett
Luis Salas

Inactive List
Brandon Hamilton

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John April 3, 2010 at 9:29 pm

where is Casey Crosby?

billfer April 3, 2010 at 9:33 pm

He’s at Lakeland. Thanks for pointing that out.

Sean April 3, 2010 at 9:45 pm

Speaking of Crosby, is he really not ready for double-A yet?

billfer April 4, 2010 at 9:36 am

I could see Crosby getting pushed to Erie during the season, but the Lakeland assignment is fine for now.

David G April 3, 2010 at 10:23 pm

And where is Fields?

billfer April 4, 2010 at 9:38 am

James Robbins is another top prospect who will start in extended spring training and like Fields will join a short season roster in June.

Nick Underhill April 3, 2010 at 10:35 pm

I believe that Fields is going to start out in EST. He’s recently been moved to centerfield, so they probably want to give him some time to get acclimated to the position.

Zack Slabotsky April 3, 2010 at 11:10 pm

Luis Marte and Brooks Brown were both shifted to the bullpen? Brown wasn’t too exciting but Marte has posted solid K:BB ratios. He gave up too many home runs, but shouldn’t a team that’s desperate for starting pitching depth have given Marte more of a chance? Maybe his injury history played into the switch.

Nick Underhill April 3, 2010 at 11:52 pm

The plan all along with Marte was for him to be a bullpen arm.

Kevin in Dallas April 4, 2010 at 7:32 pm

Way to go Grandy. All the best.

jcm April 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm

Miss me yet?

Paul Wezner April 5, 2010 at 7:56 am

Just one thing to clarify . . . Brandon Hamilton is not on the disabled list, he’s on the inactive list.

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