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Tyler Yates

Tyler Yates
Yates pitching for the Braves in 2007
Born: (1977-08-07) August 7, 1977
Lihue, Hawaii
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 10, 2004, for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
May 15, 2009, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 12–17
Earned run average 5.12
Strikeouts 222

Tyler Kali Yates (born August 7, 1977) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher


  • Career 1
  • Personal 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Yates attended the earned run average. Further experience was limited by Tommy John surgery in 2002 and rotator cuff surgery that wiped out his entire 2005 season. He was used as a relief pitcher in the Athletics farm system, but the Mets attempted to make him a starting pitcher following his 2002 surgery.

Yates recorded the first save of his career on July 14, 2006, in a 15-12 extra-inning win over the San Diego Padres.

Yates was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Pittsburgh Pirates on March 26, 2008, in exchange for minor league pitcher Todd Redmond.[1] In 2008, he was better than in 2007 with an ERA of 4.66.

Yates missed the second half of the 2009 season after having a second Tommy John procedure, performed by Dr. James Andrews, in July.[2]

He was re-signed to a minor league deal on January 4, 2010. Yates also received an invite to spring training.[3]


His brother, Kirby Yates, currently plays for the Tampa Bay Rays.[4]


  1. ^ "Pirates acquire Yates from Braves | News". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  2. ^ Staats, Wayne (July 15, 2009). "Yates undergoes Tommy John surgery". Retrieved April 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ Langosch, Jenifer (January 4, 2010). "Bucs ink three to Minors deals". Retrieved April 6, 2010. 
  4. ^ Brothers in arms

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • "Yates to Speak at UH-Hilo Fundraiser"

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