The Atlanta Braves promoted most sensible 3rd base prospect Austin Riley on Wednesday.
FILE PHOTO: Feb 22, 2019;Lk. Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves 3rd baseman Austin Riley (74) poses for a photograph right through media day at Champions Stadium. Necessary Credit score: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports activities
Riley, 22, has homered 13 instances in his ultimate 18 video games at Triple-A Gwinnett, together with a grand slam Tuesday at Buffalo. He’s batting .299 with 15 homers, 39 RBIs and 32 runs in 37 video games.
Outfielder Ender Inciarte left Tuesday’s 14-Three loss to the St. Louis Cardinals with tightness in his decrease again and used to be positioned at the 10-day injured checklist on Wednesday.
Riley has been blocked at 3rd base in Atlanta via Josh Donaldson, however Inciarte’s harm opens a place for him in left box with Ronald Acuna Jr. transferring to heart.
A primary-round select via the Braves in 2015, Riley batted .294 with 19 house runs, 30 doubles and 70 RBIs throughout 3 minor league ranges in 2018.
Inciarte, 28, used to be batting .218 with two homers and 9 RBIs in 40 video games this season. The 2017 All-Megastar has a profession batting reasonable of .286.
Atlanta additionally recalled right-hander Touki Toussaint from Triple-A Gwinnett and designated left-hander Jesse Biddle for project.
The 22-year-old Toussaint is 2-Zero with a 6.35 ERA in 3 appearances (one get started) for the Braves. He used to be 1-1 with a 7.11 ERA in 3 begins at Gwinnett.
Biddle, 27, used to be Zero-1 with a five.40 ERA in 15 appearances for the Braves this season.
—Box Stage Media