• Full name Jason E. King
  • Born 06/14/1989 in Dublin, OH
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 216 / Bats: S / Throws: R
  • School Kansas State
  • Drafted in the 4th round (137th overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2011 (signed for $195,300).
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    After missing 2010 while recovering from Tommy John surgery, Jason King returned to bat .326 with 10 homers and 16 steals this spring. The 6-foot, 213-pounder offers plus power potential from both sides of the plate. Though some scouts wonder if he can stick at third base, he's a good athlete with the speed and arm strength to handle right field if needed. A fourth-year junior, he plays with his younger brother Jared at Kansas State.

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