MLB Baseball

Tyler Austin
.154 1 2
Team: NY YankeesHt / Wt: 6-2 / 220 NFBC ADP: 619.50
Position: RFBorn: 9/6/1991 Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 13th Round by Yankees (2010)

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June 28 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET22:16 ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST9:46 PM VEN6:16 UAE (+1)9:16 PM CT-Austin could be heading to the DL because of a sore right hamstring.
Analysis: Austin was out of the lineup Wednesday after starting the previous four games. The first baseman was called up from Triple-A last week after the Yankees designated slumping Chris Carter for assignment.
June 28 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Tyler Austin went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the New York Yankees lost to the Chicago White Sox 4-3. He ended the game with a .154 batting average.
June 27 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Tyler Austin went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Monday as the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5. The homer was his first of the season. He ended the game with a .182 batting average.
June 26 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET11:38 ET15:38 GMT23:38 8:38 AM MST10:38 AM EST11:08 AM VEN19:38 UAE10:38 AM CT-Tyler Austin went 1 for 4 Sunday as the New York Yankees lost to the Texas Rangers 7-6. He ended the game with a .143 batting average.
June 24 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET12:06 ET16:06 GMT0:06 9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST11:36 AM VEN20:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Austin has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and will take over as the Yankees' first baseman with Chris Carter designated for assignment. He went 0 for 3 with a pair of strikeouts Saturday as New York lost to the Texas Rangers 8-1.
Analysis: The 25-year-old earned the promotion by hitting .300 with four homers and 21 RBIs in 27 games in Triple A. Austin likely will eventually be used in a platoon with the left-handed hitting Greg Bird, as he posted a 1.097 OPS in 23 at-bats against lefties during a brief stint with the Yankees last season.
Feb. 17 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET16:38 ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST5:08 PM VEN1:38 UAE (+1)3:38 PM CT-Austin (fractured left ankle) was removed from the 60-day DL on Monday and optioned to the minors.
Analysis: Austin's bid to unseat Greg Bird at first base ended after he fouled a ball off his ankle while taking batting practice during a pre-spring training workout. He hit .241 with five homers and 12 RBIs in 31 games last season.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
2016 NYY 31 83 7 20 3 0 5 12 7 36 1 0 .241 .300 .458
2017 NYY 4 13 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 6 0 0 .154 .200 .385
Career 35 96 8 22 3 0 6 14 8 42 1 0 .229 .286 .448

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