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2014 Spring Notes: Scouting Tyler Collins

Is Collins making a serious run to make the team?

Tyler Collins had another big game on Saturday, and with each passing day, he might be emerging as serious candidates to make the 25-man Opening Day roster. What does Brad Ausmus have to say about the youngster, and what does his skill-set look like this spring?

When news of the Andy Dirks injury came out, TigsTown explored a number of alternate candidates. One of the men mentioned, but probably not seriously considered, was Tyler Collins, a left-handed bat, who hit .240 last year for Double-A Erie with a .760 OPS, and followed that up with a .260 average and a .738 OPS in the Arizona Fall League. He had a hot start with the ‘Wolves but slowed down...

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