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Tyler Austin
  • Status: Assigned to New Team/Level
  • Full Name: Christopher Tyler Austin
  • Age: 26 (September 6, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Conyers, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 13 (2010, NYY)
  • MLB Debut: 08/13/2016
  • School: Heritage, Conyers, GA
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Tyler Austin
  • Full Name: Christopher Tyler Austin
  • Born: September 6, 1991
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Conyers, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 13 (2010, NYY)
  • School: Heritage, Conyers, GA
  • MLB Debut: 08/13/2016

Following the 2015 season, played for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League and batted .272 (22- for-81) with 13R, 5 doubles, 3HR, 7RBI and 9BB in 21 games…also appeared in eight games for the Aguilas de Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .280 (7-for-25) with 5R, 4 doubles and 4RBI…Following the 2014 season, played in the AFL. ... Ranked No. 6 among Yankees prospects by MLB.com entering the 2014 season... ranked No. 3 among Yankees prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... In 2012, he was named Yankees' Minor League Player of the Year after leading all farmhands in batting for the second year in a row, ranking third in RBIs and fourth in stolen bases. ... Was selected to play for Team USA at the 2012 All-Star Futures Game but did not participate due to injury. ...Selected by the New York Yankees in the 13th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia.