Detroit Tigers – Top 5 Prospects for the 2010 Fantasy Baseball Season. Rankings are based on a Prospects potential to make a fantasy baseball impact during the 2010 season.
#1 – Austin Jackson – OF – Age: 23
Coming to Detroit in the Curtis Granderson trade, Jackson is one of the top minor league prospects in all of baseball entering the 2010 season. With the starting CF job wide open in the Tigers outfield to begin the 2010 season, it appears that Jackson will be given every opportunity to claim the starting job sooner rather than later. As the CF of the future for the Tigers, Jackson is a solid all around hitter who makes decent contact and has excellent speed. As a top of the batting order candidate, Jackson could very easily tally 25 stolen bases for the Tigers during the 2010 season if he can receive 500 at bats. If Jackson is sent to Triple A to begin the 2010 season, then a June call up is very likely, and he could potentially make an Andrew McCutchen or Dexter Fowler type of impact as a rookie during the 2010 season for fantasy baseball teams.
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