Austin Riley is an American baseball third baseman who plays for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. Riley was drafted by the Braves in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft and made his MLB debut with them in 2019.
He made his first game debut against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 15, 2019. He had his first promotion after Ender Inciarte was placed on the injured list.
Austin Riley completed the 2021 season hitting .303 with 33 home runs (10th in the NL), 107 RBIs (2nd), 168 strikeouts (4th), and a .898 OPS, joining Eddie Mathews and Chipper Jones as the only Atlanta third basemen to hit .300 with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs in a season at the age of 24 or younger.
Austin was put on the 10-day IL because of a right knee sprain, retroactive to August 5.
It was subsequently made known that Riley had a fractional tear in his sidelong guarantee tendon that he supported while working out.
Riley started a recovery task on August 22 with the Rome Braves, and as of September 1 was proceeding to recovery with the Gwinnett Stripers.
In 2019 with the Braves he batted .226/.279/.471 with 18 home runs and 49 RBIs in 274 at-bats, as on defense he played 58 games in left field, six at first base, five at third base, and two in right field.
Austin Riley Parents: Meet Mike and Elisa Riley
Austin Riley was born on April 2, 1997, to Mike Riley and Elisa Riley. Austin Riley is known to be the eldest son of his supportive parents.
Austin’s parents are not famous as compared to their son.