Found July 17, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
PLAYERS: Tyler Austin
TEAMS: New York Yankees
The New York Yankees have had to put OF prospect Tyler Austin on the disabled list due to an injured right wrist. Austin, who is playing for Double-A Trenton is batting .254 this year with six home runs. The time-table has not been set for his return. The post New York Yankees OF Tyler Austin Disabled appeared first on FFLockerRoom.

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