Scout Premium Content

Five Prospects That Will Be Bullpen Options

As the Tigers struggle to put together a serviceable bullpen, it's inevitable that they're going to be looking down to the farm for help. Inside, get the run down on five potential prospect options for the Tigers, and what role they could fill in Detroit.

1: RHP Melvin Mercedes – Setup man or middle relief Scouting Report Currently serving as Toledo's closer, he has the sort of repertoire that would make him a desirable late inning option for a Tigers organization that puts an emphasis on velocity. Mercedes routinely sits in the 94-95 MPH range, and can top out at 98. More noteworthy, the ball has heavy sink, inducing lots of weak contact though...

InsidePitchMagazine.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.