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Tyler Austin: Why Yankees’ Prospect Has Shot to Become Fan Favorite

York Yankees prospect Tyler Austin was not a well-known player at the start of the 2012 season.

But in less than one year, Austin has steadily risen through the Yankees' ranks to become the No. 3 prospect in the organization.

Still just 22, this 6’2”, 200-pound Georgia native is a speedy athlete with steadfast lumber and an above-average arm.

In 110 minor league games last year, Austin batted .322 (133-for-413) with 17 home runs and 80 RBI. The right-hander also garnered 36 doubles, six triples and 23 stolen bases.

Austin’s OBP/SLG/OPS was a very respectable .400/.559/.960.

Now entering the 2013 campaign, this 2012 Futures Game selection has been invited to spring training (per Kurt Aschermann ...

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