Gulf Coast League Tigers

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Gulf Coast League Tigers
Lakeland, Florida
1968, 1995-present
Detroit tigers textlogo.svg Detroit Tigers Insignia.svg
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League
Division Northeast Division
Major league affiliations
Current Detroit Tigers
Minor league titles
League titles (0) None
Division titles (4)
  • 1995
  • 2006
  • 2012
  • 2015
Team data
Nickname GCL Tigers
Ballpark Joker Marchant Stadium
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Detroit Tigers

The Gulf Coast League Tigers or GCL Tigers are a minor league baseball club located in Lakeland, Florida, at Joker Marchant Stadium. A member of the rookie-level Gulf Coast League, the Tigers an affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. 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 various other countries.

Current roster

Gulf Coast Tigers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 54 Dean Aldridge
  • 55 Beau Burrows
  • -- Anthony Castro
  • 48 Emanuel Chavez
  • 21 Francisco German
  •  7 Alfred Gutierrez
  • 35 Eudis Idrogo
  • 45 Eduardo Jimenez
  • 50 Alec Kisena
  • 37 Carlos Lara
  • 31 Victor Mueses
  • 27 Gregory Soto
  • 47 Angel Vasquez

Catchers

  • 13 Mario Sanjur
  •  9 Andres Sthormes
  • 91 Chris Taladay
  • 25 Michael Thomas

Infielders

  • 49 Adrian Alfaro
  • 33 Giancarlo Brugnoni
  •  8 Junnell Ledezma
  •  1 Anthony Pereira
  • 56 Blaise Salter
  • 14 Aaron Sayers

Outfielders

  • 20 Jose Azocar
  • 34 Cole Bauml
  • 17 Adrian Castano
  • 53 Cesar Gonzalez
  • 28 Magglio Ordonez
  •  3 Felix G. Santana
  • 57 Ignacio Valdez

Manager

  • 43 Basilio Cabrera

Coaches

  • -- German Geigel (hitting)
  • -- Josman Robles (assistant hitting)
  • 12 Nick Avila (pitching)


10px 7-day disabled list
* On Detroit Tigers 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated December 3, 2015
Transactions
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Season-by-season

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1968 27-36 7th Wayne Blackburn No playoffs until 1983
1995 33-24 6th Kevin Bradshaw Lost League Finals
vs. GCL Royals (2 games to 0)
Won in first round
vs. GCL Marlins (1 game tom 0)
1996 26-34 12th Kevin Bradshaw
1997 31-29 7th Kevin Bradshaw
1998 28-32 8th(t) Kevin Bradshaw
1999 29-31 8th(t) Gary Green
2000 34-26 5th(t) Kevin Bradshaw
2001 34-26 5th Howard Bushong
2002 23-37 13th Howard Bushong
2003 28-29 5th Howard Bushong
2004 24-36 9th Kevin Bradshaw
2005 24-30 9th(t) Kevin Bradshaw
2006 32-18 2nd Kevin Bradshaw Lost in 1st round
vs. GCL Dodgers (1 game to 0)
2007 28-32 9th(t) Benny Castillo
2008 27-31 12th Basilio Cabrera
2009 29-31 9th Basilio Cabrera
2010 29-30 9th Basilio Cabrera
2011 29-31 7th Basilio Cabrera
2012 36-24 1st(t) Basilio Cabrera Lost in 1st round
vs. GCL Red Sox (1 game to 0)
2013 32-28 5th Basilio Cabrera
2014 34-25 6th Basilio Cabrera
2015 36-23 3rd Basilio Cabrera Lost in 1st round
vs. GCL Blue Jays (1 game to 0)

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