The Tigers went heavy on college athletes in their first 10 picks in the 2017 Major League Draft. They also, apparently, went heavy on high-character kids. The Detroit News' Tony Paul talked with each of the top picks for a series of in-depth profiles, not just their life on the field, but away from it, as well.
Nine of the top 10 picks have signed and begun their professional careers, with first-rounder Alex Faedo in Detroit on Monday to start negotiations on his contract.
Below, you'll find each of the draft profiles.
* Fourth round: JUCO pitcher Gio Arriera emerges seemingly out of nowhere
* Sixth round: Single mother's many sacrifices led Dane Myers to the Tigers
* Seventh round:Brad Bass wants to start, after successful relief career at ND