Future Watch: Jake Rogers Baseball Cards, Detroit Tigers – Jake Rogers was drafted in the third round by the Houston Astros in the third round of the 2016 MLB Amateur Draft. This 6-1 catcher has some tools, and it’s just a matter of him getting the chance to put it all together.
In 2016, Rogers started play in the famed New York Penn League with the Tri-City Valley Cats and ended the season with the Quad Cities River Bandits in Full-A. His final stat line was 10 doubles, two triples, three homers, and 16 RBI.
In 2017, Rogers started in Quad Cities and ended with the Lakeland Flying Tigers after being part of the Justin Verlander trade. His final stats were 25 doubles, four triples, 18 homers, 70 RBI with 14 stolen bases. One year later, Rogers was considered one of the top 10 catching prospects in baseball. He spent the season in AA with the Erie SeaWolves and slugged 15 doubles and 17 homers with 56 RBI in 99 games.
In 2019, Rogers started in Erie and ended in Toledo playing for the Mud Hens in AAA. He hit 13 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs, and 52 RBI. Midway through the season though, he got in 35 games with the Tigers and hit four home runs in 112 at-bats. He wasn’t quite ready for prime time just yet, but showed promise, as demonstrated below.
2020 was a weird year. The Tigers had a logjam at catcher, so Rogers never got off the taxi squad to see any at-bats. His manager, Ron Gardenhire, proclaimed he would be with the big club this season. It was one of those years where he got lost in the numbers, but collectors could get him before he hits it big next season.
Future Watch: Jake Rogers Baseball Cards, Detroit Tigers – Stats
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Future Watch: Jake Rogers Baseball Cards, Detroit Tigers – More Resources
- Jake Rogers MLB.com Player Profile
- Jake Rogers – Secondary Market Pricing
- Beckett Card Catalog – Jake Rogers Baseball Cards
- Follow Jake Rogers on Twitter – @_JROG_
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