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Scouting Yankees Prospect #3: Tyler Austin

Austin has 84 extra-base hits in 159 games

The Yankees drafted then catcher Tyler Austin in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Heritage High School in Georgia. Since that time he has shifted over to third base, then first base, before ultimately landing in right field last season. What hasn't changed, however, is that he still swings one of the most productive bats in the entire Yankee farm system.

Vital Statistics: Name: Tyler Austin Position: Right Field DOB: September 6, 1991 Height: 6'2" Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right He hit a combined .322 with a remarkable 58 extra-base hits and 23 stolen bases over four minor league levels in 2012 and advanced all the way to Double-A by season's end. "Statistically I felt the year was great, I couldn't be more happy about it, but at the... Recommended Stories


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