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Poll: What is the best Tigers team of all-time?

We probably know which team is number one, but who comes after that?

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2019 BYB Tigers Prospect #21: RHP Logan Shore

Shore is an accomplished college pitcher whose quick rise to the majors was delayed by injury.

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2019 BYB Tigers Prospect #22: RHP Anthony Castro

Castro has quietly continued to progress but he’ll be put to the test in 2019.

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2019 BYB Tigers Prospect #23: LHP Gregory Soto

After an underwhelming year, Soto has to find a way to channel the successes he had in 2017.

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2019 BYB Tigers Prospect #24: Derek Hill

Hill has not progressed much since the Tigers drafted him in 2014, but the raw talent remains.

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Matt Shepard will be FSD’s new play-by-play man

Shepard filled in as the play-by-play man late in 2018.

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