Tag "Riley Greene"

Detroit Tigers 2022 Season Preview

The Detroit Tigers are heading into 2022 with high expectations in a weak American League Central. They are a young team and may be a year or two away, but that didn’t stop General Manager Al Avila from bringing in a few veterans.

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2022 Detroit Tigers Top 5 Prospects

With Detroit getting younger at the major league level, let’s take a look at who will be coming up to help them fight for an American Central title.

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Detroit Tigers Top 5 Prospects Post-Trade Deadline

While this will be the seventh year in a row the Detroit Tigers haven’t made the postseason, there is hope on the horizon.

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2021 Detroit Tigers’ Top 5 Prospects

The Detroit Tigers are in the midst of a challenging rebuild, but they have some solid prospects on the way. With one of the best farm systems in baseball, here are their top five prospects.

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The Detroit Tigers’ Struggles, Summed Up in 500 Words

Tiger fans like me know that in early June, this season almost seems to be a lost cause. It’s just a matter of time before this team will sell some assets in return for top-100 prospects… or so, it seems. Fans aren’t thinking too positively of this as two years since the J.D. Martinez trade, only Dawel Lugo has made the Major League club. This has people questioning Al Avila, and seeing what he will do this time around. As for now, let’s break down the struggles in 500 words or less (Oops, I’ve already used 96!)

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2019 MLB Mock Draft

The Baltimore Orioles will make their first pick tonight to start off the First-Year Player Draft. The number of picks varies from the Arizona Diamondbacks having four in the first 34 to the Boston Red Sox not picking until #43. There are many things for teams to consider when deciding who to take. Signability based on commitment and/or bonus pool money is a key. Teams shouldn’t and generally don’t draft to need as in other sports because a need today may not be one a few years down the line when these kids will be ready to hit the Show. Here is a great article from Jim Callis which runs down each team’s pool money and the full draft order including compensatory picks.

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MLB Draft Preview: Riley Greene

Riley Greene, OF (Hagerty High School in Florida)
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 191 Lbs
Age: 18
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
MLB Pipeline Grades – Hit: 60 | Power: 55 | Run: 45 | Arm: 45 | Field: 50 | Overall: 55
Riley Greene is an outfielder from Hagerty High School in Florida. He is very athletic and strong with room to fill out. His swing from the left side of the plate is very sweet and fluid. While you won’t see him stealing 40 bases a year, Greene is still an advanced base runner with good instincts. Many scouts say that Greene has the best bat in this draft class. He was selected to play in the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic.

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