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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Detroit Tigers system.

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Justin Henry

Justin Henry (born April 30, 1985, in University, Mississippi) is a minor league baseball second baseman in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Justin was selected by the Tigers in the ninth round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.

In 2007 he was selected to the New York-Penn League midseason All-Star squad.

He finished second in the league with 85 hits, third with a .340 batting average and tied for fourth with 49 runs scored.

He was the second-hardest batter to fan in the league, striking out once every 13.45 plate appearances, and ranked sixth in the league with a .354 batting average (35-for-99) in 28 games in July.

In 2008 he was named Class A West Michigan's Player of the Year and he ranked sixth in the Midwest League with a .295 batting average.

Only fanned once every 14.78 plate appearances, the toughest batter in the league to strike out.

Topped all league second basemen with 564 total chances, 213 putouts, 332 assists and 78 double plays.

Shared TOPPS Midwest League Player of the Month honors for July after leading the league with a .396 batting average in 24 games.

Zachary Simons

Zachary Simons
Detroit Tigers — No. 41
Pitcher
Born: May 23, 1985 (1985-05-23) (age 24)
Glenns Ferry, Idaho
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Zachary Simons (born May 23, 1985) is a minor league baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. Simons was initially drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 2003 in the 38th round, but opted to attend Everett Community College instead.[1] In 2005 he was drafted again, this time in the second round by the Colorado Rockies, who assigned him to the single-A Tri-City Dust Devils.[2] Working as a starter, Simons posted a 6-5 record with an ERA of 6.51. He spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons with the single-A Asheville Tourists; in the 2007 season he was 8-2 with an ERA of 4.46. In 2008 the Rockies promoted him to the Modesto Nuts, where he made seven relief appearances before being traded to the Detroit Tigers for relief pitcher Jason Grilli. The Tigers assigned Simons to the single-A Lakeland Flying Tigers.[3]

Full Triple-A to Rookie rosters

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Triple-A

Toledo Mud Hens roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 23 Brooks Brown
  •  0 Scot Drucker
  • -- Lester Oliveros
  • 41 Josh Rainwater
  • 36 Matt Rusch
  • 28 Zach Simons
Catchers
  • 51 Keith Hernandez

Infielders

  • 37 Mike Gosse
  • -- Mike Hollimon
  •  9 Maxwell Leon
  •  4 Will Rhymes
  • 25 Ryan Roberson

Outfielders

  • 35 Jeff Frazier
  • 39 Michael Rockett
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated 2009-12-16
Transactions

Double-A

Erie SeaWolves roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • -- Duane Below
  • -- Nolan Cain
  • -- L. J. Gagnier
  • 20 Ramon Garcia
  • 10 Jared Gayhart
  • 33 Brett Jensen
  • 38 Jon Kibler
  • 45 Luis Marte
  • 36 Jonah Nickerson
  • 41 Cody Satterwhite
  • 14 Thad Weber
  • 19 Robbie Weinhardt
  • 21 Brendan Wise
Catchers
  • 24 Adrian Casanova
  • 37 Jeff Kunkel
  • 44 Max St. Pierre

Infielders

  • 49 Michael Bertram
  • 25 Santo De Leon
  • 18 Cale Iorg
  • 28 Shawn Roof
  • 23 Danny Worth

Outfielders

  • 54 Andy Dirks
  •  8 Deik Scram
  • 15 Christopher White
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated 2009-12-10
Transactions

Class A-Advanced

Lakeland Flying Tigers roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 12 Trevor Feeney
  • 26 Charles Furbush
  •  3 Drew Graham
  • -- Scott Green
  • 44 Rayni Guichardo
  • 49 Andrew Hess
  • 15 Matt Hoffman
  • -- Josh Kite ‡
  •  8 Chad Linder
  • 38 Miguel Mejia
  • 50 Nolan Moody
  • 14 Mark Sorensen
  • 13 Austin Wood
  • 45 Richard Zumaya
Catchers
  • 21 William Alvino
  •  7 Jordan Newton
  • 34 Julio Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 50 Chris Carlson
  • 20 Justin Henry
  • 39 Francisco Martinez
  • 35 Hernan Perez
  • 43 Devin Thomas
  •  1 Justin Tucker

Outfielders

  • 19 Jordan Cruz
  • -- Kody Kaiser
  • 45 Kyle Peter
  •  4 Joshua Workman
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated 2009-11-20
Transactions

Class A

West Michigan Whitecaps roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 20 Nicholas Cassavechia
  • 17 Tyler Conn
  • 15 Erik Crichton
  • 26 Casey Crosby
  • 14 Brandon Hamilton
  • 23 Victor Larez
  • 29 Luke Putkonon
  • 21 Anthony Shawler
  • 33 Tyler Stohr
  • 34 Jade Todd
  • 22 Brayan Villarreal
  • 13 Robert Waite
  • 16 Adam Wilk
Catchers
  • 27 Joseph Bowen
  • 28 Angel Flores

Infielders

  • 25 Ron Bourquin
  •  7 Alden Carrithers
  •  8 Brandon Douglas
  • 36 Jordan Lennerton
  • 35 Billy Nowlin
  •  5 Gustavo Nunez
  • 19 Bryan Pounds

Outfielders

  • 24 Avisail Garcia
  • 10 Ben Guez
  • 12 Luis Salas
  • 18 Brent Wyatt
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated December 29, 2009
Transactions

Class A-Short

Oneonta Tigers roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 56 Jose Diaz
  • 49 Kenny Faulk
  • 23 Jeff Gerbe
  • 30 Cory Hamilton
  • 52 Kevan Hess
  • 39 Wade Kapteyn
  • 31 Mike LaLuna
  • 59 Clemente Mendoza
  • -- Melvin Mercedes
  • 27 Michael Morrison
  • 35 Nate Newman
  • 26 Jose Ortega
  • 57 Luis Sanz
  • 11 Jose Siso
  • 46 Michael Torrealba
Catchers
  • 18 John Murrian
  • 13 Eric Roof

Infielders

  • 17 Rawley Bishop
  •  9 Wade Gaynor
  • 22 Jimmy Gulliver
  •  7 Carmelo Jaime
  • 12 Luis Palacios
  •  1 Christopher Sedon

Outfielders

  • 44 Alexis Espinoza
  • 40 Jamie Johnson
  • 15 Matthew Mansilla
Manager
  • 28 Howie Bushong

Coaches

  • 43 Jorge Cordova (pitching)

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated 2009-12-17
Transactions

Rookie

Gulf Coast Tigers roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 56 Robert Diaz
  • 31 Ramon Lebron
  • -- Michael Manus
  • -- Gary Perinar
  • -- Zach Samuels
  • -- Giovany Soto
  • -- Jared Wesson
Catchers
  • 64 Adolfo Reina

Infielders

  • 40 Brett Anderson
  • -- Edgar Corcino
  • -- Edwin Gomez
  • 44 Patrick McKenna
  • 28 Alexander Nunez
  • 84 James Robbins
  • 45 Elvin Soto

Outfielders

  • -- Luis Castillo
  • -- Eddie Rush
  • -- Chao-Ting Tang
  • 28 Londell Taylor
Manager
  • -- Basilio Cabrera

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated December 29, 2009
Transactions

References

  1. ^ "2003 Baseball Draft Selections". Associated Press. June 4, 2003.  
  2. ^ Morosi, Jon Paul (June 8, 2005). "M'S DRAFT A TROJAN HORSE; USC'S CLEMENT COULD FILL BIG NEED BEHIND PLATE". Seattle Post-Intelligencer: p. D1.  
  3. ^ "Tigers trade Jason Grilli to Colorado". Detroit Free Press. April 30, 2008. http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080430/SPORTS02/80430077/1050. Retrieved 2008-04-30.  

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