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Tigers' Parker Meadows: Hits fifth spring home run
Meadows went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run in Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays.
Meadows was optioned to Triple-A Toledo back on March 14, but he continues to impress against MLB pitching. The 23-year-old is batting .317 this spring with a robust 1.134 OPS and five home runs across 21 Grapefruit League contests. Meadows is one of the Tigers' top prospects, and he could join his older brother Austin Meadows in Detroit sometime later this season.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Optioned to Triple-A
Meadows was optioned to Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on Tuesday.
Austin's brother has had a big spring, posting an 1.130 OPS with four home runs. With no experience above Double-A ball, though, he's in need of some refinement. Meadows is regarded as one of the Tigers' better position-player prospects.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Starts spring with homer
Meadows went 1-for-2 with a home run in Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Phillies.
Meadows, the younger brother of Detroit outfielder Austin Meadows, is trying to establish himself on the team as well. The younger Meadows will likely begin the season with Double-A Erie or Triple-A Toledo, but he could make his way to the majors later in the year if he looks sharp in the minors. The 23-year-old has decent upside and could have a fantasy impact once he debuts.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Joining 40-man roster
Meadows was added to the Tigers' 40-man roster Tuesday, Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Meadows is one of Detroit's top prospects, and the organization added him to the 40-man roster in order to protect him from the upcoming Rule 5 draft. He spent most of last season at Double-A Erie and posted a .275/.354/.466 slash line with 16 home runs, 51 RBI and 17 stolen bases. He should be able to make his way to Triple-A Toledo sometime in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Bumped up to Double-A
The Tigers promoted Meadows from High-A West Michigan to Double-A Erie on Monday, Emily Waldon of The Athletic reports.
Meadows will move up a level less than a month into the 2022 season after turning in an .813 OPS while striking out at a 26.9 percent clip in 67 plate appearances at High-A. Expect the 2018 second-round draft pick to spend the bulk of the campaign in Erie.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Returns to action
Meadows (undisclosed) began a rehab assignment Tuesday at Low-A Lakeland. He served as Lakeland's designated hitter and went 1-for-4 with a run scored in a 2-1 win over Fort Myers.
Meadows remains on High-A West Michigan's 7-day injured list, but he'll likely rejoin the affiliate within the coming days once he picks up a start in the outfield at the Low-A level. The 21-year-old had been sidelined for just under three weeks with the unspecified injury before returning to action Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Lands on injured list
Meadows landed on the minor-league injured list with High-A West Michigan on Thursday with an undisclosed injury, Emily Waldon of The Athletic reports.
The young outfielder was really struggling to start the season, hitting just .129/.282/.200 through his first 18 games. It's unclear whether or not those struggles were injury-related.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Added to 60-man pool
Meadows was added to the Tigers' 60-man player pool Thursday.
The younger brother of Austin Meadows, Parker has a very high ceiling thanks to plus raw power and easy plus speed, but the quality of his contact left a lot to be desired last year at Low-A (.221/.296/.312 slash line in 504 plate appearances). He turns 21 this offseason and will likely spend most, if not all of 2021 at High-A.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Big game in return
Meadows (undisclosed) went 4-for-5 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored in Low-A West Michigan's win over Beloit on Wednesday.
Batting leadoff for the Whitecaps, the 19-year-old Meadows established a new career high for hits in a game. He was making his return after missing several games following a collision in the outfield last weekend. The younger brother of Rays outfielder Austin Meadows, Parker is still batting just .234/.318/.337 for the season and seems likely to play out the rest of the year with West Michigan.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Out of Sunday's lineup
Meadows isn't starting Sunday for Low-A West Michigan after being involved in a collision in the outfield Saturday night, Emily Waldon of The Athletic reports.
The extent of Meadows' injury is unclear at this point, so it remains to be seen whether he'll miss a significant amount of time while on the mend. He'll be considered day-to-day until further notice.... See More ... See Less
Tigers' Parker Meadows: Showing speed in minors
Meadows has three stolen bases and an inside-the-park home run though 17 games with Low-A West Michigan.
The .243/.293/.357 slash line is less promising for Meadows, but the athletic 19-year-old is making up for it somewhat with his wheels. Scouts have questioned Meadows' hit tool, so the next step in his development will be to make more regular contact so he can utilize his speed on the bases more often.... See More ... See Less
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