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Five Prospects That Will Be Bullpen Options

Mercedes is currently closing in Toledo

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... Recommended Stories