Tyler Yockey Outfield

     
  Born: October 16, 1989
Duson, LA
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: 14th round, 2008
How Acquired: Draft
High School: Acadiana HS (LA)

Photo © Dave Letizi

Released (April 2010)

Scouting Report
: Nice looking swing with solid mechanics. Yockey generates some good lift with his swing. He is smooth to the ball and finishes up with two hands on the bat, following through around his back rather than up high like a lot of guys do.  Lot of torque in his lower body. The ball comes off his bat pretty well and there is a a lot of power potential there. He can occasionally struggle with maintaining balance  throughout his swing plane.  Strikes out too much.  Good defensive outfielder.  Has struggled taking to the Sox batting approach.

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  Hitting Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2008 Acadiana HS HS HS --- 18         10   10 35           0.356      
  2008 GCL Red Sox GCL Rk Bos 18 27 92 7 15 4 0 1 10 22 4 42 2 0 0.163 0.198 0.239 0.437
  2009 GCL Red Sox GCL Rk Bos 19 26 77 16 20 3 3 2 12 35 6 33 1 0 0.260 0.306 0.455 0.760
   
  Additional Player Info  
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First Pro Contract:
June 8, 2008 by John Booher
Signing Bonus: Reportedly ~$135,000
MiLB Debut:  June 21, 2008 (GCL)
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