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Scouting Yankees Prospect #4: Tyler Austin

Austin just needs to stay healthy

The Yankees drafted outfielder Tyler Austin in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Heritage High School in Georgia. Coming off of a dominating A-ball campaign in 2012, he seemed well on his way towards quickly ascending to the big leagues but an injury-marred season last year put the brakes on that in a big way.

Vital Statistics: Name: Tyler Austin Position: Right Field DOB: September 6, 1991 Height: 6'2" Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right He not only hit a disappointing .257 with just six home runs for Double-A Trenton last year after hitting a combined .322 with 58 extra-base hits and 23 stolen bases in 2012, but he missed essentially the last six weeks of the season with a hurt wrist and even...

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