JUST IN: Tigers select RHP Alex Faedo with 18th overall pick

Today Major League Baseball hosted their first-year player draft. Three high school players were taken with the first three picks, followed by eight collegiate players, and five other high schoolers.

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The Tigers picked at spot 18 and with that selection, they chose right-handed pitcher Alex Faedo from the Florida Gators.

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Faedo is a quality starter from the SEC who can contribute to a bevy of young arms already in the Tigers minor league system.

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Written by AJ Reilly

A.J. is a lifelong baseball fan and an avid storyteller. His debut novel, The Askren Boys, won the Literary Classics Gold Medal and Seal of Approval in November of 2018. When not writing, he is spending time with his wife Jessica, son Jack, daughter Nora, and new arrival Teddy. A.J. lives in Metro Detroit.

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