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Tigers Prospect Profile #47: Rawley Bishop
Rawley Bishop Position: First/Third Baseman Height: 6-3 Weight: 205 Born: 11/19/1985 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2009 Draft, 19th Round Ranking History: #74 (2009), #42 (2010), #74 (2011) Background Selected in the 19th round in 2009, Bishop hit .282/.378/.439 in 71 games for shot-season Oneonta. The Tigers skipped the then 24-year old Bishop all the way to High-A Lakeland in 2010 where he raked to the tune of a .301/.385/.462 line in 66 games. The club promoted him to Double-A Erie at mid-season and he hit .252 with 20 extra-base hits in 67 games. With a return to Erie in 2011, Bishop improved to a .266 average with 28 doubles and 10 home runs with 16 stolen bases in 20 attempts. He again returned to Erie in 2012, but slumped to a modest .246 average with 21 doubles and eight home runs. He played six games at Triple-A Toledo last year, posting a .143 average. Scouting Report With more third base on the docket in 2012, Bishop trimmed his body heading into the season...
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