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*** THE 2016 ADOPT A TIGER DRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA ***

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2016 Adopt A Tiger Draft

In Loving Memory of Roger DeWitt aka HueyTaxi

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*** BOOKMARK THIS POST AND CHECK DAILY - ALSO CHECK LAST PAGE ***

The fun starts at Noon (EST) Sunday (1/10) - this should last 2 to 3 weeks total.

New or forgetful adopters - the fine print shall reside in Post #2 of this thread, go read it. :-)

Here is our pick order and the list of suggested "adoptees":

Green = May select at any time Red = now on the clock

DRAFT ORDER & SELECTIONS (2016):

1 estrepe1 (Brian Bluhm) - Beau Burrows, SP

2 treyKemper - James McCann, C

3 Potthole - Miguel Cabrera. He's pretty good.

4 RandyMarsh - Daniel Norris, SP

5 thefunk - Dan Dickerson

6 bosman - Joran Zimmerman, SP

7 Tramlou - J.D. Martinez, RF

8 eastside billee - Justin Verlander, SP

9 Walt - Michael Fullmer, SP

10 SacBunt - Michael Gerber, OF

11 DaYooperASBDT - Dean Green, 1B

12 JackPine - Andrew Romine, SS

13 plantcitytigersfan - A.J. Simcox, SS

14 Shelton - Justin Upton, LF

15 CanTig - Joe Jimenez, P

16 Gehringer_2 - Jose Iglesias, SS

17 Tigeraholic1 - Ian Kinsler, 2B

18 Antrat - Anibal Sanchez, SP

19 Charles Liston - Randel Alcantara, 3B

20 titus tiger- Paws

21 Motor City Sonics - Steven Moya, OF

22 vannzee - Victor(ious) Martinez, C

23 tigerbomb13 - Christin Stewart, OF

24 Who is the Drizzle? - Mark Lowe, RP

25 VegasTiger - Nick Castellanos, 3B

26 Zack attack - Anthony Gose, CF

27 clark1mt - Scott Sitz, RP

28 mike0618 - Cameron Maybin - OF

29 Kamakzie - Francisco Rodriguez, RP

30 VaBengal - Justin Wilson, RP

31 PuNk42AE - Kevin Ziomek, P

32 casey04 - may pick whenever

33 Corky - JaCoby Jones, SS

34 Al de Blanc - Blaine Hardy, RP

35 iholly - Shane Greene, SP

36 A.J.K. - Jarrod Saltycalifragilisticexpealidocious, C

37 CaliforniaDreaming - Mike Pelfrey, SP

38 Redshark63 - Derek Hill, OF

39 Keepleyland2 - Al Avila, GM

40 TigersSlappy - Alex Wilson, RP

41 tigerfanatic - Mike Aviles, INF/OF

42 Dan Gilmore - Matt Boyd, SP

43 Los Gatos - Drew VerHagen, RP

44 djhutch - Brad "Mcdreamy" Ausmus

45 tiger337 - Chris Long, #cruncher

46 drownwithyou - Spencer Turnbull, SP

47 1776 - Jim Price. Nice Area.

48 bugmanson - Bruce Rondon, RP

49 wolverinefan - may select at any time

50 CO3BRA - Drew Smith, RHP

51 ben9753 - may select at any time

52 cruzer1 - Kade Scivicque, C

53 Tenacious D - Wynton Bernard, OF

Free For All Picks:

54 monkeytargets37 - Paul Voelker, P

40 MAN ROSTER (2016)

Pitchers

Matt Boyd - Dan Gilmore

Buck Farmer

Jeff Ferrell

Michael Fulmer - Walt

Shane Greene - iholly

Blaine Hardy - Al de Blanc

Jairo Labourt

Mark Lowe - Who is the Drizzle?

Angel Nesbitt

Daniel Norris - RanyMarsh

Mike Pelfrey - CaliforniaDreaming

Montreal Robertson

Francisco Rodriguez - Kamakzie

Bruce Rondon - bugmanson

Kyle Ryan

Anibal Sanchez - Antrat

Jose Valdez

Drew VerHagen - Los Gatos

Justin Verlander - eastside billee

Alex Wilson - TigersSlappy

Justin Wilson - VaBengal

Jordan Zimmermann - bosman

Catchers

Bryan Holaday

James McCann - treyKemper

Jarrod Saltalamacchia - A.J.K.

Victor Martinez - vannzee

Infielders

Mike Aviles - tigerfanatic

Miguel Cabrera - PHole

Nick Castellanos - VegasTiger

Jose Iglesias - Gehringer_2

Ian Kinsler - Tigeraholic1

Dixon Machado

Jefry Marte (DFA)

Andrew Romine - JackPine

Outfielders

Wynton Bernard - Tenacious D

Tyler Collins

Anthony Gose - Zack attack

J.D. Martinez - Tramlou

Cameron Maybin - mike 0618

Steven Moya - Motor City Sonics

Justin Upton, OF - Shelton

COACHES

Brad Ausmus - djhutch

Rich DuBee

Gene Lamont

Omar Visquel

Wally Joyner

Dave Clark

David Newhan

Mick Billmeyer

Jeff Kunkel

John Murrian

MINOR LEAGUE STAFF

LISTING: Tigers announce Minor League assignments for 2015 | MLB.com

OTHER TIGERS STAFF & BROADCASTERS

Rod Allen

Al Avila - Keepleyland2

Dan Dickerson - thefunk

Kirk Gibson

Shannon Hogan

Chris Long - tiger337

Craig Monroe

Kevin Rand

Mike Ilitch

Mario Impemba

Heather Nabozny

Jim Price - 1776

Paws the Tiger- titus tiger

OLDER and/or UNDRAFTED PROSPECTS

(Drafted before 2011, milb free agents, or were signed overseas – see further below for the last five drafts)

Randel Alcantara, 3B - Charles Liston

Sandy Baez

Endrys Briceno

Edgar de La Rosa

Rafael Dolis

Joe Jimenez - Can Tig

Jacoby Jones, SS - Corky

Melvin Mercedes

Arvicent Perez

Detroit Tigers 2015 Draft Picks

Beau Burrows, RHP - estrepe1

Christin Stewart, OF - tigerbomb13

Tyler Alexander, LHP

Drew Smith, RHP - CO3RA

Kade Scivicque, C - cruzer1

Cam Gibson, CF

Matt Hall, LHP

Dominic Moreno, RHP

Trey Teakell, RHP

Cole Bauml, CF

Jake Shull, RHP

Kyle Dowdy, RHP

Josh Lester, 3B

A.J. Simcox, SS - plantcitytigersfan

Keaton Jones, SS

Alec Kisena, RHP

Joey Havrilak, RF

Logan Longwith, RHP

Tanner Donnels, 1B

Toller Boardman, LHP

Ryan Milton, RHP

Michael Vinson, RHP

Ryan Castellanos, RHP

Taylor Hicks, RHP

Tyler Servais, C

Patrick Mackenzie, 2B

Blaise Salter, 1B

Detroit Tigers 2014 Draft Picks

Derek Hill, OF - Redshark63

Spencer Turnbull, RHP - drownwithyou

Grayson Greiner, C

Adam Ravenelle, RHP (Round 4)

Shane Zeile, C (Round 5)

Ross Kivett, CF (Round 6)

Joey Pankake, 3B (Round 7)

Artie Lewicki, RHP (Round 8)

Josh Laxer, RHP (Round 9)

Paul Voelker, RHP (Round 10) - monkeytargets37

A.J. Ladwig, RHP (Round 11)

Garrett Mattlage, SS (Round 12)

Will Allen, C (Round 13)

Josh Heddinger, RHP (Round 14)

Michael Gerber, CF (Round 15) - SacBunt

Corey Baptist, 1B (Round 17)

Will Maddox, 3B (Round 18)

Trent Szkutnik ,LHP (Round 20)

Whit Mayberry, RHP (Round 21)

Michael Thomas, C (Round 22)

Brett Pirtle, 2B (Round 23)

Gabe Hemmer, RHP (Round 24)

Gage Smith, RHP (Round 25)

Jack Fischer, RHP (Round 26)

Tyler Ford, LHP (Round 27)

Will Kengor, SS (Round 28)

Spenser Watkins, RHP (Round 30)

Kenton St. John, LHP (Round 32)

Nate Fury, RHP (Round 36)

Magglio Ordonez, 1B - serving 50 game suspension

Detroit Tigers 2013 Draft Picks

Kevin Ziomek, LHP (rd 2) - PuNk42AE

Jeffrey Thompson, RHP (rd 3)

Austin Kubitza, RHP (rd 4)

Calvin Drummond, RHP (rd 6)

Connor Harrell, CF (rd 7)

Zach Reininger, RHP (rd 8)

Will LaMarche, RHP (rd 9)

Dominic Ficociello, 3B (rd 12)

Austin Green, C (rd 13)

Ben Verlander, RF (rd 14)

Raphael Rhymes, OF (rd 15)

Jonathan Maciel, RHP

Curt Powell, SS

Chase Edwards, RHP

Johnnie Kirkland, RHP

Joe Mantiply, LHP

Scott Sitz, RHP - clark1mt

Detroit Tigers 2012 Draft Picks

Austin Schotts, CF (3rd rd)

Joe Rogers, LHP (5th rd)

Jeff McVaney, LF (8th rd)

Julio Felix, RHP (12th rd)

Josh Turley, LHP

Slade Smith, RHP

Will Clinard, RHP

Jared Reaves, SS

Rashad Brown, CF

Tyler Hanover, 2B

Matt Davenport, RHP

Jacob Kapstein, C

Detroit Tigers 2011 Draft Picks

Jason Krizan OF (Rd 8)

Dean Green 1B - DaYooperASBDT

Ismael Salgado OF

Thomas Collier RHP

Matt Crouse LHP

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DRAFT PROCEDURES:

Long hair freaky people need not apply. Well, guess I'm not qualified. Okay, here goes!

1. You get a 24 hour window to make your pick. A pick immediately triggers the next picker's 24 hours. Plan on this lasting a few weeks. We are just killing time here.

2. If your 24 hours expires, next person goes on their 24 hour clock (but you can still make your pick at any time)

3. If you failed to login to MTS within the last seven days, then no 24 hour clock for you !!!

4. If your AAT is released, retires, or other tragic fate, pick another one.

5. If your AAT is traded, you have first choice of any of the new players from that transaction. Really, we promise!

6. Creativity in picks is certainly cool - but be prepared to defend, nuture, bolster, support, bleed for, tout, encourage, promote, brag on, adore, and charma-shower your AAT for the entire year. You shall be his/her mouthpiece, Guido.

7. Sharing cool photos, bios, reports, stat updates, sig lines, or Sparky-esque hype of your AAT is highly encouraged!

8. Have fun - or I shall stab you with my toothpick.

9. No whining about pace/speed of the draft - we have many weeks of room.

10. Check post #1 of this thread every couple of days to see if you are up !! Those napping through their draft pick are gonna miss out on primo pickings!

11. Have fun - this time I really mean it !!

12. You may PM me or others a pre-ordered proxy draft list, if you choose. If you decide to pass or trade your pick position, just let me know!

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Thanks for organizing all of this again Yoop. I finally got a top 10 pick so you're now officially off my list.

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Matt is on clock until Noon on Monday, have fun everyone !! I'll be shoveling much of today, looks like.

1 estrepe1 - Beau Burrows, SP

2 treyKemper - James McCann, C

3 Potthole - *** ON CLOCK ***

4 RandyMarsh

5 thefunk

6 bosman

7 Tramlou

8 eastside billee

9 Walt

10 SacBunt

11 titus tiger

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Apologies for the delay, I will pick Miggy.

RandyMarsh, one of my favorite named members presently active on the boards, is up.

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With the first selection, on behalf of Brian I have the honor of taking this promising young hurler:

Beau Burrows, SP

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Recent stats: Beau Burrows Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

Well, here's the thing..................What if he doesn't pitch a Perfect Game - does he have to take off the jersey? That's pretty arrogant, calling a shot like that.

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Year in, year out, he is without a doubt the most consistent and valuable Tiger. He is always in the top 1% of performers at his position, and I can't remember him EVER taking a pitch off.

I am honored, nay, DELIGHTED to select, with the 5th pick in the draft, the voice of Tigers baseball, the voice of summer itself....

DAN DICKERSON

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Should I send you my list of 5 picks in case it gets to me soon?
Sure can ! I'll only be here after 6:00 PM most days, may help picking along, however. Merci !!

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SacBunt has been away a couple weeks, so I'll go with my pick (thx titus for trading down!)

As you may have guessed - I shall let 'er ride !! Is this the year my big Okie finally makes the Show?

I'll be pulling for this sweet swinger from the windy plains ...

DEAN GREEN, 1B

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