Gulf Coast League Tigers

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Gulf Coast Tigers
Lakeland, Florida
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Team logo Cap insignia
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League
Division North Division
Major league affiliations
Current Detroit Tigers
Team data
Nickname Tigers
Ballpark Joker Marchant Stadium
Detroit Tigers

The Gulf Coast Tigers are the Rookie Level minor league affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. The team plays in Lakeland, Florida, at Joker Marchant Stadium. The team is composed mainly of players who are in their first year of professional baseball either as draftees or non-drafted free agents from the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and other countries. The team's main purpose is to get players ready for the Major League. Some of Detroit's starting players or frequently used players were on this team at one time.

Current roster[edit]

Gulf Coast Tigers roster
Players Coaches/Other


  • -- Dean Aldridge
  • 46 Sandy Baez
  •  3 Oswaldo Castillo
  • 36 Anthony Castro
  • 29 Emanuel Chavez
  • 25 Alfred Gutierrez
  • -- Eduardo Jimenez
  • 26 Carlos Lara
  • 12 Gerson Moreno
  • 24 Jordan Smith



  • 41 Corey Baptist
  • 34 Magglio Ordonez
  •  1 Aaron Sayers


  • 21 Adrian Castano
  • 17 Victor Padron


  • 43 Basilio Cabrera


  • 14 Ed Alfonzo hitting
  • -- Jaime Garcia pitching

Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated May 28, 2015
More MiLB rosters
Detroit Tigers minor league players

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