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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, the 22-year-old fan says...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees OF Tyler Austin Disabled

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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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

An All-Star Again, Austin Aims to Finish Strong

TRENTON, N.J. – Once again an All-Star, Yankees outfield prospect Tyler Austin is looking forward to a strong finish to his 2013 season. Set to play in tonight’s Eastern League All-Star Game at New Britain Stadium, Austin, a participant in the 2012 Futures Game and Yankees No. 4 prospect according to Baseball America, reflected on the first half of his Trenton season. After hitting...

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...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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: 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

The 1st Annual Minor League Awards

Tyler Austin’s performance at both Charleston and Tampa earned him the honor of’s Minor League Player of the Year (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees) As Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Trenton begin the playoffs tonight, it’s time to give out some post-season awards at each of the minor league levels which we covered throughout the season. There will be...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
September 05, 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

Segedin and Austin Making Shift to Outfield Look Easy

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6311\">Tyler Austin's hot start has him shooting up prospect...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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