Austin Meadows

OF, Detroit Tigers

Bats L Throws L
Height 6'3" Weight 200
DOB 1995-05-03 Age 27.3
Hometown Atlanta, GA

2022 Fantasy Rankings

5X5 $14
NFBC ADP (15-team): 11.09, 159th

Season Projections

THE BAT$131385855137312528327806012521.472.244.330.468.798.224
Zeile$14 -5885197812828327905713022.173.247.327.468.795.221
Draft Buddy$14 -5805208012828428895613423.175.246.325.472.797.226

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

Fantasy Baseball News Last 90 Days

  • Austin Meadows Hitless In Rehab Game

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (Achilles) went hitless during his rehab game at Triple-A Toledo on Friday. The 27-year-old is working his way back from an injury that has sidelined him a majority of the season. He's hitting .250/.347/.328 with no homers and 11 RBI through 36 games this season. It has been a tough year for Meadows, but hopefully he can contribute again before the end of the regular season.

    Aug 13 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Hasn't Resumed Running, Won't Return In July

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (Achilles) has yet to resume running since being pulled from his rehab assignment on July 11. Meadows was put on the IL on June 17 with an Achilles injury, and after aggravating the injury he is likely to be out a while longer. Manager AJ Hinch said he will have a better idea of a timetable for Meadows once he begins running, but he won't return in July. It's another tough break for the 27-year-old, who has dealt with various injuries and illnesses this season. His inability to stay on the field may also explain his struggles on the field, as he's gone homerless with a .250 average over 128 at-bats. At this point, he is droppable in any league without IL spots or where they are limited.

    Jul 23 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Tigers To Shut Down Austin Meadows' Rehab Assignment Due To Achilles Soreness

    The Tigers are planning to pull outfielder Austin Meadows off his rehab assignment due to soreness in both of his achilles tendons, reports Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press. “I think we’re going to have to stop his rehab and start over,” manager A.J. Hinch tells Petzold. Acquired from the Rays in an offseason…

    Jul 11 · MLB Trade Rumors Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Transferred To 10-Day Injured List

    The Detroit Tigers have transferred outfielder Austin Meadows (Achilles) to the 10-day injured list due to strains in his left and right Achilles. Meadows had just recently cleared COVID-19 protocols and was about to begin a rehab assignment, but now he'll remain sidelined for a new reason. The 27-year-old has been held to just 36 games this year due to various ailments. He's still searching for his first home run in a Tigers jersey and he owns a .250/.347/.328 slash line on the year.

    Jun 28 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Riley Greene Coming Up, Austin Meadows To IL

    The Detroit Tigers are calling up outfield prospect Riley Greene on Friday, and he'll make his major league debut on Saturday against the Texas Rangers. In a corresponding move, outfielder Austin Meadows will be placed on the COVID-19 injured list. Greene, the No. 2 overall prospect in baseball per MLB Pipeline, was on his way to making the Opening Day roster before fracturing his foot late in spring training. The 21-year-old hit .279/.347/.382 with a homer, eight RBI and four stolen bases in 17 games for Triple-A Toledo and Single-A Lakeland, and he should see everyday playing time in center field for the Tigers. Grab him immediately in all fantasy leagues if he's available. Meadows recently returned from a bout on the lL due to vertigo, and now he's dealing with COVID. He still hasn't gone deep in 128 at-bats this year and might be a bench player when he returns.

    Jun 17 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows Riley Greene prospects
  • Jeimer Candelario To IL, Austin Meadows Activated

    The Detroit Tigers placed infielder Jeimer Candelario (shoulder) on the 10-day injured list on Tuesday with a left shoulder subluxation and reinstated outfielder Austin Meadows (illness) from the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move. Candelario's placement on the IL is retroactive to June 6. Meadows has been out due to symptoms of vertigo, and he went 2-for-13 with a home run on a four-game rehab assignment at Triple-A Toledo. He should return to an everyday starting role in Detroit's outfield. Candelario left the game early on Sunday. The 28-year-old hasn't done much for fantasy managers at the plate this year, slashing .181/.236/.319 with five home runs, 17 RBI and 20 runs scored in 182 at-bats.

    Jun 7 · Source via Tigers Jeimer Candelario Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Could Return Tuesday

    Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said that outfielder Austin Meadows (illness) could come off the injured list and join the team against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, barring any setbacks. Meadows, who has been out since May 16 with symptoms of vertigo, is now symptom-free and hit a home run in a minor league rehab game on Saturday. The Tigers could ease the 27-year-old back into the lineup when he returns, but eventually, Meadows should see regular playing time in the outfield, especially with both Robbie Grossman and Victor Reyes on the shelf. Before going on the injured list, Meadows was slashing .267/.362/.347 with no home runs, 11 RBI and nine runs scored in 101 at-bats.

    Jun 5 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Hits Homer In Rehab Game

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (vertigo) launched a solo home run during Saturday's rehab game for Triple-A Toledo. That was the lone hit of the ballgame for Meadows before he was removed for a defensive replacement. The 27-year-old is expected to return to the big league lineup at some point next week. He has missed a few weeks of action due to vertigo symptoms, but appears to be doing better now. He'll likely still play a few more minor league games before returning to Detroit.

    Jun 5 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Could Return Next Week

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (illness) won't return for the weekend series against the New York Yankees, but it sounds like he could be activated from the injured list for the short series against the Pittsburgh Pirates from June 7-8. "Getting back into baseball was a little funny for him just because he had hardly done anything for a couple of weeks...He said he felt great, symptom free. He said, 'See you soon.' That's a good sign," skipper A.J. Hinch said. Meadows has been out while experiencing symptoms of vertigo, but he played in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Toledo, and his return is on the horizon. The 27-year-old is hitting .267/.362/.347 with no home runs, 11 RBI and nine runs scored in 28 games this year, and he should return to a regular role in Detroit's outfield when he's cleared.

    Jun 2 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows To Start Rehab Assignment Wednesday

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (illness) will start a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday. Meadows was cleared to resume baseball activities last week while recovering from vertigo. The 27-year-old will likely play multiple rehab games on the farm, but he could return from the injured list during the team's upcoming five-game road trip, which begins on Friday against the New York Yankees. Meadows will play regularly when he returns to the Tigers active roster, and although he has yet to hit a home run, he was slashing a solid .267/.362/.347 with 11 RBI and nine runs scored in 28 games before he was sidelined.

    May 31 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
  • Austin Meadows Could Start Rehab Assignment Wednesday

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Meadows (illness) has resumed baseball activities in Florida and could start a minor league rehab assignment as early as Wednesday, according to manager A.J. Hinch. Meadows has been out since May 16 due to vertigo, but it looks like he's getting closer to a return to Detroit. The 27-year-old was relevant in deep mixed fantasy leagues before landing on the injured list, as he was hitting .267/.362/.347 with no home runs, 11 RBI and nine runs scored in 101 at-bats. Hopefully, Meadows returns from his bout with vertigo and can rediscover his power stroke. The Tigers are short-handed in their outfield right now with Meadows, Victor Reyes and Robbie Grossman all on the injured list.

    May 30 · Source via Tigers Austin Meadows
    2022 ATC$131365785127612628326865512922.363.246.326.465.791.219
    2022 Steamer$111365945238012927327835813322.463.247.330.465.795.218
    2022 THE BAT$131385855137312528327806012521.472.244.330.468.798.224
    2022 Zeile$14 - 5885197812828327905713022.173.247.327.468.795.221
    2022 Draft Buddy$14 - 5805208012828428895613423.175.246.325.472.797.226

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

    Fielding Stats

    Apr 8vs CWSW 5-452210100300.000.500.8001.5002.3001.000
    Apr 9vs CWSL 2-5441200000125.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Apr 10vs CWSL 1-10330100000133.301.333.333.333.666.000
    Apr 11vs BOSW 3-1442200000250.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Apr 13vs BOSL 7-9540200010120.000.500.600.5001.100.000
    Apr 14at KCW 4-244020001000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Apr 15at KCW 2-1430000001125.
    Apr 19vs NYYL 2-4530000002120.000.000.400.000.400.000
    Apr 20vs NYYL 3-555000000000.
    Apr 21vs NYYW 3-0440110020375.
    Apr 23vs COLW 13-054320002100.000.500.600.5001.100.000
    Apr 23vs COLL 2-322010102000.000.500.5001.5002.0001.000
    Apr 24vs COLL 2-643010001100.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Apr 26at MINL 4-544011000000.
    Apr 27at MINL 0-544000000000.
    Apr 28at MINL 1-753010000100.000.333.600.333.933.000
    Apr 29at LADL 1-544010000000.
    Apr 30at LADW 5-154030002100.000.750.800.7501.550.000
    May 1at LADL 3-6550100000120.
    May 4vs PITW 3-2440000000125.
    May 4vs PITL 2-744011000000.
    May 5at HOUL 2-3440000000125.
    May 9vs OAKL 0-243011000100.000.333.500.6671.167.334
    May 10at OAKW 6-054110000100.000.250.400.250.650.000
    May 10vs OAKL 1-454020000000.000.500.600.5001.100.000
    May 11vs OAKL 0-9440000000125.
    May 12vs OAKL 3-544000000000.
    May 15vs BALW 5-111000000000.
    Jun 7at PITW 5-3440000000250.
    Jun 8at PITW 3-143021000100.000.667.7501.0001.750.333
    Jun 10vs TORL 1-10440000000125.
    Jun 11vs TORW 3-143000000100.
    Jun 12vs TORL 0-633000000000.
    Jun 13vs CWSL 5-954011000100.000.250.400.500.900.250
    Jun 14vs CWSL 1-543010000100.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Jun 15vs CWSL 0-1333010000000.000.333.333.333.666.000


    Apr 1at MIAW 1-0441100110125.000.250.2501.0001.250.750
    Apr 2at MIAW 6-443110011100.000.333.5001.3331.8331.000
    Apr 3at MIAL 7-12541100001360.000.250.400.250.650.000
    Apr 5at BOSL 2-11550000000240.
    Apr 6at BOSL 5-632000000100.000.000.333.000.333.000
    Apr 7at BOSL 2-944011000000.
    Apr 9vs NYYW 10-554231000100.000.750.8001.0001.800.250
    Apr 10vs NYYW 4-0541100111120.000.250.4001.0001.400.750
    Apr 11vs NYYL 4-8530000000120.000.000.400.000.400.000
    Apr 12vs TEXW 1-0420110002125.000.500.7501.0001.750.500
    Apr 13vs TEXL 3-843000000100.
    Apr 14vs TEXL 1-544010000000.
    Apr 15vs TEXL 4-6550100010240.
    Apr 16at NYYW 8-2631000003233.300.000.500.000.500.000
    Apr 17at NYYW 6-3431000001250.
    Apr 18at NYYW 4-2440000000375.
    Apr 20at KCW 14-755231012000.000.600.5001.4001.900.800
    Apr 21at KCL 8-9531210012120.000.667.8001.0001.800.333
    Apr 23vs TORL 3-5440100000250.
    Apr 25vs TORL 0-144000000000.
    Apr 26vs OAKL 1-2330000010133.300.
    Apr 27vs OAKW 4-3440000000250.
    Apr 29vs OAKL 2-3330110010133.300.333.333.6671.000.334
    Apr 30vs HOUL 2-9540100001120.000.250.400.250.650.000
    May 1vs HOUL 1-3330000000133.300.
    May 2vs HOUW 5-443210013000.000.333.5001.3331.8331.000
    May 3at LAAW 7-3540000001120.
    May 4at LAAW 8-3552200250120.000.400.4001.6002.0001.200
    May 5at LAAW 3-144000000000.
    May 6at LAAW 8-3531000002240.010.000.400.000.400.000
    May 7at OAKL 1-211000000000.
    May 8at OAKL 3-6541110001360.000.250.400.500.900.250
    May 9at OAKW 4-3440000000250.
    May 11vs NYYL 1-3440000000250.
    May 12vs NYYL 0-133011000000.000.333.333.6671.000.334
    May 13vs NYYW 9-1551320140240.000.600.6001.6002.2001.000
    May 14vs NYMW 3-2440000000250.
    May 15vs NYMW 12-5442210010125.000.500.500.7501.250.250
    May 16vs NYMW 7-144110000000.
    May 18at BALW 13-6652210131116.700.400.5001.2001.700.800
    May 20at BALW 10-1662310010116.700.500.500.6671.167.167
    May 21at TORW 9-7540100001120.000.250.400.250.650.000
    May 23at TORW 6-4530000012240.000.000.400.000.400.000
    May 24at TORW 14-8660110020116.700.167.167.333.500.166
    May 25vs KCL 1-2330000000133.300.
    May 26vs KCW 2-1530000002240.000.000.400.000.400.000
    May 27vs KCW 7-2442201140125.000.500.5001.7502.2501.250
    May 29vs PHIW 5-3431200131125.000.667.7501.6672.4171.000
    May 30vs PHIW 6-241111000300.0001.0001.0002.0003.0001.000
    May 31at NYYW 3-1441200110125.000.500.5001.2501.750.750
    Jun 1at NYYL 3-5531100122120.010.333.6001.3331.9331.000
    Jun 2at NYYL 3-4551100000120.
    Jun 3at NYYW 9-255221015000.000.400.4001.2001.600.800
    Jun 4at TEXL 4-5441100000125.
    Jun 5at TEXW 3-044010002000.
    Jun 6at TEXW 7-1551200020120.000.400.400.400.800.000
    Jun 8vs WASW 3-1541000001360.
    Jun 9vs WASL 7-9651000001466.700.
    Jun 11vs BALW 4-2440000000125.
    Jun 12vs BALW 5-4440100000125.
    Jun 13vs BALW 7-110100000100.0001.0001.000
    Jun 14at CWSW 5-2441100120125.000.250.2501.0001.250.750
    Jun 15at CWSL 0-344011000000.
    Jun 16at CWSL 7-8550100000360.
    Jun 17at SEAL 5-644111000000.
    Jun 18at SEAL 1-5440100000125.
    Jun 19at SEAL 5-6441100000125.
    Jun 20at SEAL 2-6440000000250.
    Jun 22vs BOSL 5-9550000000120.
    Jun 23vs BOSW 8-2531200122120.000.667.8001.6672.4671.000
    Jun 24vs BOSW 1-044000000000.
    Jun 25vs LAAW 4-3440300020125.000.750.750.7501.500.000
    Jun 26vs LAAW 13-3552210000120.000.400.400.6001.000.200
    Jun 27vs LAAL 4-6441100000250.
    Jun 29at WASL 3-4441110000125.
    Jun 30at WASL 6-1510000000100.0001.0001.000
    Jul 2at TORL 1-11440000000125.
    Jul 4at TORW 5-144033002000.000.750.7501.5002.250.750
    Jul 5vs CLEW 9-854010000100.000.250.400.250.650.000
    Jul 7vs CLEW 8-131210000100.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.000
    Jul 7vs CLEW 4-033000000000.
    Jul 9vs TORW 7-1530100022120.000.333.600.333.933.000
    Jul 10vs TORW 5-244110000000.
    Jul 11vs TORL 1-344000000000.
    Jul 16at ATLW 7-654120003000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Jul 17at ATLL 0-9440000000125.
    Jul 18at ATLW 7-511000002000.
    Jul 19vs BALL 1-6431000001250.
    Jul 20vs BALW 9-344110000000.
    Jul 21vs BALW 5-4550200020120.001.400.400.400.800.000
    Jul 22at CLEW 5-4540100011120.001.250.400.250.650.000
    Jul 23at CLEW 10-5430100001125.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Jul 24at CLEW 8-2552200240120.000.400.4001.6002.0001.200
    Jul 25at CLEL 2-344000001000.
    Jul 28vs NYYL 1-3440000000250.
    Jul 29vs NYYW 14-0553300250120.000.600.6001.8002.4001.200
    Jul 30vs BOSW 7-342100000200.000.000.500.000.500.000
    Jul 31vs BOSW 9-5440110000125.
    Aug 1vs BOSW 3-2440100000125.
    Aug 3vs SEAL 2-444120000000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Aug 4vs SEAW 4-3440000000125.
    Aug 7at BALW 12-354000000100.
    Aug 8at BALW 9-6551210110120.000.400.4001.2001.600.800
    Aug 10at BOSW 8-4541000001120.
    Aug 11at BOSL 8-2043110000100.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Aug 12at BOSW 8-1550000000120.
    Aug 14at MINL 0-1243000000100.
    Aug 15at MINL 4-543100000100.
    Aug 16vs BALW 9-2540101021120.000.250.400.7501.150.500
    Aug 18vs BALW 8-4440110020125.
    Aug 19vs BALW 7-242000002200.000.000.500.000.500.000
    Aug 20vs CWSL 5-7440200020125.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Aug 21vs CWSW 8-4440000000125.
    Aug 22vs CWSW 9-0440310030125.000.750.7501.0001.750.250
    Aug 24at PHIW 3-1330000000266.700.
    Aug 25at PHIW 7-411000000000.
    Aug 27at BALW 6-344110000000.
    Aug 28at BALW 4-322000001000.
    Aug 29at BALW 12-8542100121240.000.250.4001.0001.400.750
    Aug 30vs BOSW 6-1550100010120.
    Aug 31vs BOSW 8-544110001000.
    Sep 3vs MINW 5-344121001000.000.500.500.7501.250.250
    Sep 5vs MINL 5-6441100120125.000.250.2501.0001.250.750
    Sep 6at BOSW 11-10551100110120.
    Sep 8at BOSL 1-2440000000375.
    Sep 10at DETL 4-10440000000250.
    Sep 11at DETW 7-244000001000.
    Sep 12at DETL 7-811110000000.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.000
    Sep 13at TORL 1-844110011000.000.250.2501.0001.250.750
    Sep 14at TORW 2-044010000000.
    Sep 16vs DETW 5-211000000000.
    Sep 17vs DETW 7-443000001100.
    Sep 18vs DETL 3-422010000000.000.500.500.5001.000.000
    Sep 19vs DETL 0-233010000000.000.333.333.333.666.000
    Sep 21vs TORL 2-431000000100.001.000.667.000.667.000
    Sep 22vs TORW 7-144110013000.000.250.2501.0001.250.750
    Sep 24vs MIAW 8-0542100001120.000.250.400.250.650.000
    Sep 25vs MIAW 7-333110100000.000.333.3331.0001.333.667
    Sep 28at HOUL 3-443010000100.000.333.500.333.833.000
    Sep 30at HOUL 2-3330100000133.300.333.333.333.666.000
    Oct 2at NYYW 12-2551100130240.
    Oct 3at NYYL 0-144011000000.

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