Green, Torkelson To Play In Futures Game
ERIE, Pa – Infielder Spencer Torkelson and outfielder Riley Greene, two of the top prospects in baseball, will represent the Detroit Tigers at the all–star futures game on July 11 at Coors field as part of the MLB all-star game festivities announced today. Between high–a west Michigan and double–a Erie, Torkelson is hitting .290 with eight home runs, 37 rbis, 29 walks and 27 strikeouts in 43 games. Greene, 20, has spent the entire 2021 season in Erie, playing 45 games. he boasts a .284 batting average, seven doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 28 rbis, 24 walks and 57 strikeouts.