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Austin Slowly Coming Around

Austin has hit safely in 6 of his last 8 games

TRENTON, NJ - To say that expectations for right fielder Tyler Austin this season are high would be an understatement. Injuries have plagued his Double-A career thus far, however, but now that he is finally healthy again, Austin's talents are slowly beginning to emerge with the Trenton Thunder.

In his first season following the 2010 draft, he was cleaning up in single-A ball hitting well over .300. In the latter stages of the 2012 season, he got his opportunity in Double-A as he was called up by the Trenton Thunder. Following tremendous 2011 and 2012 campaigns, Austin hit a brick wall at the plate. He had a sub-par season for Trenton in 2013, and has gotten off to a slow start... Recommended Stories

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