Tigers outfield prospect Brock Deatherage a 'Kirk Gibson guy'

Detroit Free Press
Tigers outfield prospect Brock Deatherage a 'Kirk Gibson guy'
Tigers outfield prospect Brock Deatherage a 'Kirk Gibson guy'

GRAND RAPIDS — Let's get right to the quote. The one I can't stop thinking about after talking to Lance Parrish, the manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Tigers' Single-A affiliate. “Brock Deatherage seems to have all the tools,” I said to Parish. “He can hit and run.” “He is a grinder,” Parrish said. “You look at certain personalities in the game. You try to match them up. This guy reminds me of — he's a Kirk Gibson, Pete Rose guy.” “Seriously?” “Dead serious,” Parrish said. “When he gets on the field, he's all business. He plays as hard as anybody. He's got that look of determination all of the time. You watch him play the game and you go — wow!” That comment takes on even more weight

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