Atlanta Braves prospect Austin Riley

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Report: Braves to promote Austin Riley Wednesday

May 15, 2019 - 6:52 am
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The Atlanta Braves will reportedly promote their No. 4 prospect Austin Riley on Wednesday to play at SunTrust Park and make his Major League debut.

Riley hit .299 with 15 home runs and 39 RBI in 37 games with Triple-A Gwinnett this season. In his last 18 games, Riley has belted 13 home runs.

Last week, the Braves started using Riley in the outfield to give them more options in getting the red-hot prospect to Atlanta. On Tuesday, Ender Inciarte was forced to leave the game with a back injury.