MLB Draft

2017 MLB Draft with Dallas Tigers

Congratulations to these young men getting the opportunity to play professional baseball.  The Tiger family wish you all the best! Dallas Tigers in 2017 MLB Draft 2nd Round : Colorado Rockies, Ryan Vilade 4th Round : New York Yankees, Caanan Smith 7th Round : Houston Astros, Parker Mushinski 9th Round : New York Yankees, Austin Gardner 9th Round : Texas Rangers, Tanner Gardner 10th Round : Detroit Tigers,  Garrett McCain

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Dallas Tigers in the MLB Draft 2015

The MLB Draft 2015 is well underway and the Dallas Tigers Alumni are already representing early in this year’s draft.  We are excited for these young men and those coming up in future rounds this year.  Below is the beginning list of former players drafted …more updates to follow here. Beau Burrows – 1st round, Detroit Tigers, Weatherford High School Mitchell Hansen – 2nd round, Los Angeles Dodgers, Plano Senior High who is next …? Watch the full and up …

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Dallas Tigers Zach Duke

Former Tiger, Zach Duke, Signs New Deal with White Sox

Congratulations to Tiger Alumni, Zach Duke, on his recent contract signing with the Chicago White Sox!  In his free agent year, Zach signed a 3-year, $15-million contract.  He was a graduate of Waco Midway High School and drafted in the 20th round of the MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2001.  White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn identified Duke as a top lefty available this off-season. Congratulations Zach!

Clayton Kershaw and Corey Kluber

MLB Cy Young Awards go to 2 Former Dallas Tigers

Wow, this doesn’t exactly happen everyday …2014 MLB Cy Young awards go to two former Dallas Tigers Baseball Club Alumni!!!  Clayton Kershaw and Corey Kluber have been awarded the 2014 NL & AL MLB Cy Young awards. “Corey was a big strong kid who could hit and pitch. Very quite and worked harder than anyone. Coming out of Coppell High School he was simply overlooked. He showed them!” said Tommy Hernandez, President of Dallas Tigers Baseball Club.  “Clayton was with …

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Former Tiger Dazzles MLB All-Star Futures Game

Jake Thompson, former Tiger from Rockwall, Texas, is ranked the Tigers’ No. 3 prospect by and pitched in Minneapolis, MN this week at the MLB All-Star Futures game. Check out the story … MINNEAPOLIS — Tigers outfield prospect Steven Moya has heard all about Jake Thompson, Detroit’s highly touted right-handed pitching prospect. He’s read about Thompson’s pinpoint fastball, and he’s heard stories about his deceiving slider. But Moya never had the chance to face the 20-year-old Thompson. Until Sunday. It …

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Former Tiger, Corey Kluber, Needs Your MLB All-Star Vote

That’s right, former Dallas Tiger Corey Kluber is on the MLB All-Star ballot and needs your vote.  Don’t wait to vote!  The Final Vote will end at 4 pm ET on Thursday, July 10.  Click the link below to vote. Corey Kluber 2014 season: 8-6 record 2.86 ERA 125.2 Innings Pitched 137 K 1.18 WHIP Corey was a 2004 graduate of Coppell High School, attended Stetson University, drafted 2007 in 4th round by San Diego Padres, and major league debut …

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ASU Baseball Camp Huge Success

Dallas Tigers and Centerfield Academy would like to thank all the instructors from ASU and MLB who helped make this camp a great success! Tim Spehr (Royals, Expos, Braves, Mets) Arizona State Assistant Coach Mike Benjamin (Giants, Phillies, Red Sox, Pirates) Arizona State Head Coach Tim Esmay Dallas Tigers Vice President Linty Ingram (Tigers, Padres) Seattle Mariners Manager Don Wakamatsu (Angels, Rangers, Athletics).

UT Alumni Game, News, and More

By now, our older guys are gearing up to start their high school season while our younger guys should be getting started with pratices.  Scrimmages and first tournaments are just around the corner.  Good luck to everyone. Our college guys are kicking off their seasons too, and I wanted to share this photo that a dad sent me today from Sunday’s UT Alumni game.  Below are former Dallas Tigers Curtis Thigpen (currently with the Oakland As) catching while Jonathan Walsh …

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MLB Hitting Instructor Led Camps at Center Field Academy

Featured Coaches: Rudy Jaramillo (Chicago Cubs) Don Long (Pittsburg Pirates) Ronnie Ortegon (Cincinnati Reds) Tony Jaramillo (Cincinnati Reds) When: Saturday, Jan 9, 2010 1 Day Camp Session 1 : 9:00am – 12:00pm Session 2 : 1:00pm – 4:00pm Cost: $250 Register Here Ages: 12 & up Camp Details Click Here