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Consistency Is Key For Austin

Austin has reached base safely in 31 straight gms

CHARLESTON, SC - This season Tyler Austin has separated himself from the rest of his single-A piers and has quickly become one of the Yankees' most highly regarded prospects. In the South Atlantic League Austin places fifth in batting average and is second in home runs entering Thursday night, and it might not be long before he takes his talent to a higher level.

The combination of a .329 average and 14 home runs entering Thursday's game has earned him several accolades this year including a Player of the Week nod, participating in the SAL All-Star game, and being selected for Team USA in this year's All-Star Futures Game. Austin attributes his standout numbers to his off-field preparation and routines. "Getting quality work instead of quantity has...

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