2B Rhys Cratty, 40th round (1,208th overall) - Detroit Tigers

With their 40th round pick (1,208th overall), the Detroit Tigers selected second baseman Rhys Cratty.

Hometown: Surrey, BC

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Height/Weight: 6’ 0”, 180 lbs.

Teams: Langley Blaze, Canadian Junior National Team

Previous Teams: DBacks Scout Team.

College Commitment: Polk State

Coaches: Jamie Bodaly, Greg Hamilton.  

Previous Coaches: Doug Mathieson

Scout: Marty Wolever

2017 season: Dominican trip: Hit .150 (3-for-20) with six RBIs ... Singled and knocked in three runs vs. MLB Prospects ... Singled and drove in a run against the Yankees ... Spring trip to ESPN: Batted .211 (4-for-19) with a double, four RBIs ... Singled against the Braves ... Run-scoring single facing Tigers ... St. Pete trip: Batted .188 (3-for-16) with an RBI ... Threw out a runner at the plate in a one-run win over the Red Sox ... Doubled in a run against the Phillies ... Had two hits, including a double, and knocked in a run facing the Phillies.                     

2016 season: Hit .313 (5-for-16) for DBacks Langley Blaze at World Championship All-Tournament in Jupiter with a double, a triple and three RBIs ... Fall trip to ESPN: Singled against the Rays ... Florida fall trip: singled against Jays

Honours: 2016 seasonn: Earned spot on World Championship All-Tournament in Jupiter.    

Ranked: Listed on Baseball America Watch List (06/13/16).  


Bob Elliott