Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers

Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our Minor League Barometer series.

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UPGRADE

Riley Greene, OF, DET – Before the hiatus, Riley Greene was 5-for-12 (.417) with two home runs and four RBIs in spring training.  Not bad for a teenager who won't turn 20 until September.  A first-round draft pick of the Tigers last year, Greene finished the season at Low-A, though didn't exactly tear the cover off of the ball.  While he was not projected to hit the big leagues this year, he could be moved quickly through the system, though, if he returns with a hot bat whenever play resumes.  The Tigers are bereft of hitting prospects aside from Greene, and the current outfield at the

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Jesse Siegel
Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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