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TigsTown Q&A: LHP Joe Rogers

Rogers spent his debut season with Connecticut

The Detroit Tigers selected left-hander Joe Rogers in the fifth round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Recently, Rogers was kind enough to check in with us to discuss draft day and his experience with the Connecticut Tigers in short-season ball.

TigsTown: Talk to me a bit about how everything felt on draft day. Did you know the Tigers were a potential suitor? Joe Rogers: I knew the Tigers were interested in me at the time, but still did not know if they liked me enough to select me on draft day. Couldn't be happier the way everything worked out. TigsTown: A native of Winter Haven (Florida), how special will it be to train and... Recommended Stories