Riley Greene Promoted to Connecticut Tigers

The fifth-overall pick has been added to the 2019 roster

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By Elijah Gonzalez / Connecticut Tigers | July 7, 2019 9:10 AM

Norwich, CT-  The Detroit Tigers have promoted 2019 first-round pick Riley Greene, to the roster of the Short Season Class-A affiliate, Connecticut Tigers from the Gulf Coast League (GCL Tigers West). With the promotion, Bryant Packard has been promoted to the West Michigan Whitecaps in the Midwest League.

Greene will wear #31 for the Connecticut Tigers.

The Connecticut Tigers play today to begin a six-game road trip in Staten Island against the Yankees. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m.

The Connecticut Tigers are the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut. 2019 individual game tickets, season memberships for "The Club", mini plans, and team merchandise are on sale now! The front office and box office are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person, online at, or by calling (860) 887-7962.


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