Tyler Austin Hoping For A Normal Season

TRENTON, NJ – Just a short year ago, Tyler Austin seemed ready to make his move. Coming off a year in which he hit .322 (133-for-413) combined for Single-A Charleston and Tampa, along with a short stint at Double-A Trenton, he was rated the No. 3 Yankees prospect by Baseball America and the 68th-best overall. Able to […]

Fan with infamous 'national champs' tattoo announces plan

The Kentucky Wildcats fell just shy of making super fan Tyler Austin Black a prophet after losing to the Connecticut Huskies in the national title game.The defeat essentially left Black with a decision to make about the infamous tattoo he got inked on his right calf before the tournament which reads, "2014 Nati9nal Champions."According to ESPN.com, the 22-year-old fan says...
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Crazy Tatoo Earns Kentucky Fan Tickets to National Title Game

About a month ago, Kentucky superfan Tyler Austin Black posted a picture on Twitter of a tattoo he got commemorating the 2014 National Champion Kentucky Wildcats. The only issue of course being that a month ago, Kentucky was a mess. A team full of talented freshman that was struggling through a season that saw them ranked number one in the pre-season poll and fall all the way out...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Fan With “2014 National Champions” Tattoo Given Free Tickets To Tonight’s Title Game

Tyler Austin Black never lost faith in his Kentucky Wildcats, despite the team posting nine losses during the regular season and, at times, looking every bit as young as it is. Monday night, he’ll be rewarded for his belief with free tickets to the national championship game in Arlington, Texas. Black, who gained notoriety after getting a “2014 National Champions” tattoo before...
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Dedicated Kentucky Fan’s Tattoo Earns Him Free Tickets To Title Game

University of Kentucky fan Tyler Austin Black got a tattoo in March that promised the Kentucky Wildcats would win this year’s NCAA national title. Now, his extreme act of devotion is paying off. After being interviewed by CBS last week, Black was informed by the network that he had scored free tickets to Monday’s championship game between the Wildcats and the University of...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hey, let's hype somebody, dammit: Tyler Austin, the best hitting prospect in the Yankee farm system, has raised his batting average to .270!

It's not exactly the 300th HR, but this weekend, a 22-year-old OF at Trenton by the name of Tyler Austin finally raised his average to the Second Line of Mendoza: .270. Pardon me if I go knock-kneed. In a year when our hitting prospects have tumbled into the depths of Duke Carmel, at least Austin may yet make a season of it.I know... yeah, he could go 0-for-20 this week and fall...

Interviews | Tyler Austin

Tyler Austin (Photo: Trenton Thunder on Facebook) New York Yankees outfield prospect Tyler Austin burst onto the scene in 2012, covering three minor league levels, plus a rehab stint in the Gulf Coast League. Austin led the Yankees’ system in batting average for the second straight year, and vaulted himself into the top five on Baseball America’s annual prospect rankings for...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 will be the year of the Yankee futures in Trenton and Austin

Projecting the Yankees future is like gauging an earthquake under the ocean: You see a seismic wave, then a period of quiet - and then the white foam tsunami. Well, 2013 is the seismic jolt. We start with a breaker of aging stars: Jeter, Pettitte, Mariano, Ichiro, Kuroda - even Youkilis, CC and A-Rod. Then comes a dead zone - around August, when the wheels fall off this geriatric...
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Austin Not An Option at Third Yet

Photo: MiLB.com After a breakout season that began at Low-A Charleston and ended two levels higher in Double-A Trenton, Tyler Austin has become one of the hottest names in the Yankees farm system. Initially drafted as a catcher when he was selected in the 13th round of the 2010 draft, Austin never appeared in a professional game at the position. Instead, Austin split time between...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Tyler Austin Breaks Out

With 13 home runs and a 1.032 OPS entering today’s action, it’s safe to say Yankees outfield prospect Tyler Austin has officially broken out. Considering the Georgia native opened the season as arguably the eighth best prospect on his own team, the fact his home run output nearly equals the sum total of his teammates has prospect followers and Yankees fans alike excited. Current...
Via Fangraphs
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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