Riley Smith

Riley Smith

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/175 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Lufkin, Texas
College: LSU
Draft: 2016 24th round by the
  • Arizona Sports

    Arizona Diamondbacks farm system ranked near top of majors

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have been prevalent on top prospects lists, and their farm system was ranked near the top of the major leagues by The Athletic's Keith Law and ESPN's Kiley McDaniel. Law placed the D-backs No. 4 and McDaniel ranked them No. 2, as Arizona's ability to build out a prospect pool continues to receive praise. Law's reasoning was simple: He sees a lot out of his top six ranked D-backs prospects.

  • Today's News-Herald

    Diamondbacks' Ronnie Gajownik ready for historic role as first female manager at High-A

    On April 6, Ronnie Gajownik will make history when she walks out of the Gesa Stadium third base dugout in Pasco, Washington, to present the Opening Day lineup for Oregon's Hillsboro Hops. Gajownik was named manager of the Hops, the High-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Jan. 20, making her the first female manager at the High-A level. The only other female manager in professional baseball, Rachel Balcovec, is about to start her second season as manager of the Low A Tampa Tarpons. Becoming a professional manager felt unobtainable to Gajownik when she envisioned her future in the sport as a child.

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