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2023 Detroit Tigers Top MLB Prospects

Jackson Jobe (Mike Janes Four Seam Images)
Jackson Jobe (Mike Janes/Four Seam Images)


After top prospects Riley Greene and Spencer Torkelson graduated in 2022, the Tigers system features a pair of new names at the top.

Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in Detroit's system as it enters 2023.

Emily Waldon hosted a Tigers mailbag. You can read the transcript here.

Here's how we project their lineup in 2026, with their 2026 ages in parentheses.


Catcher: Dillon Dingler (27)
First Base: Spencer Torkelson (26)
Second Base: Jace Jung (25)
Third Base: Peyton Graham (25)
Shortstop: Javier Baez (34)
Left Field: Kerry Carpenter (28)
Center Field: Riley Greene (25)
Right Field: Parker Meadows (26)
Designated Hitter: Colt Keith (24)

No. 1 Starter: Eduardo Rodriguez (34)
No. 2 Starter: Tarik Skubal (30)
No. 3 Starter: Casey Mize (30)
No. 4 Starter: Jackson Jobe (23)
No. 5 Starter: Wilmer Flores (25)
Closer: Reese Olson (26)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Detroit's Top 10, click here. 


Best Hitter for Average: Wenceel Perez
Best Power Hitter: Kerry Carpenter
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Cristian Santana
Fastest Baserunner: Seth Stephenson
Best Athlete: Parker Meadows        
Best Fastball: Tyler Mattison
Best Curveball: Andrew Magno
Best Slider: Jackson Jobe
Best Changeup: Jackson Jobe
Best Control: Wilmer Flores
Best Defensive Catcher: Dillon Dingler
Best Defensive Infielder: Gage Workman
Best Infield Arm: Gage Workman
Best Defensive Outfielder: Parker Meadows
Best Outfield Arm: Jose De La Cruz

Wilmer Flores Photo By Daniel Shirey MLB Photos Via Getty Images

2023 Tigers Top 10 Prospects Podcast

Emily Waldon joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Detroit Tigers farm system.

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