Breaking down Detroit Tigers' picks in Rounds 6-10 of 2021 MLB draft

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The Detroit Tigers made nine selections in the 2021 MLB draft on Monday, taking them through the 10th round.

Entering the sixth round, the Tigers had already selected high school pitcher Jackson Jobe (No. 3 overall), Texas right-handed pitcher Ty Madden (No. 32), high school infielder Izaac Pacheco (No. 39), Alabama right-handed pitcher Dylan Smith (No. 74), Bryant right-handed pitcher Tyler Mattison (No. 104) and Notre Dame right-handed pitcher Tanner Kohlhepp (No. 135).

Jobe and Madden were picked Sunday night in Round 1 and Competitive Balance Round A, respectively, and Rounds 2-10 took place Monday afternoon. Rounds 11-20 are set for Tuesday afternoon.

Meet the newest Tigers, beginning in the sixth round:

Editor's note: This story will be updated after each selection in Rounds 6-10.

North Carolina State OF Austin Murr

North Carolina State first baseman Austin Murr.
North Carolina State first baseman Austin Murr.

Vitals: 6 feet 2, 218 pounds.

Bats/throws: Left/left.

Drafted: Sixth round (No. 165 overall).

The buzz: The 22-year-old hit .319 with seven home runs, 32 RBIs, 21 walks and 40 strikeouts in 54 games for the Wolfpack as a senior in 2021. Murr played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Des Moines Area Community College before transferring to N.C. State ahead of 2020, where he played a shortened 17-game season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, he played 53 games at first base and one game in left field. The Tigers seem willing to test him as a full-time outfielder in the minor leagues.

Evan Petzold is a sports reporter at the Detroit Free Press. Contact him at epetzold@freepress.com or follow him on Twitter @EvanPetzold. Read more on the Detroit Tigers and sign up for our Tigers newsletter.

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