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GCL Tigers Off to Strong Start

Thompson has been shining for the rookie club

It's no secret that this season's Gulf Coast League Tigers squad is bursting at the seams with talent. Total team effort continues to be the recipe for success, as the baby Tigers have received solid contributions from familiar faces as well as newly drafted talent. Wasting no time, stars are blossoming and the Tigers rookie league affiliate are a GCL best 16-5.

Schotts Setting the Pace Leading the way, 18-year-old Austin Schotts has paced the GCL in several statistical categories thus far. A perfect 3-for-3 performance with two doubles and a walk on Saturday improved Schotts average up to .442 (now at .400). Schotts is also second in the GCL in OPS, sitting at 1.006. The recent third round draft pick has also accumulated five doubles, a triple, a home... Recommended Stories

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