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Tigers select pitcher in First Year Player Draft
Tuesday Jun 13, 2017 12:00am

(LAKELAND, FL) – While the Detroit Tigers may not have played a game last night, they were still busy. The Tigers selected right-handed pitcher Alex Faedo from the University of Florida with their first pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. In 17 starts for Florida this year, Faedo is 7-2 with a 2.60 ERA. The 6 foot 5, 220 pound junior has also racked up 132 strikeouts with only 35 walks. Over the last three years, Faedo has posted a 26-6 career record with a 3.09 ERA.

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