The 18-year-old Nevin hit .409 with seven homers, 15 doubles, 41 runs, 22 runs batted in and 28 walks for Poway (Calif.) High School this season. MLB.com had Nevin ranked as the 49th-best prospect in the nation, while Baseball America listed him at No. 87.
Tyler is the son of former Major League infielder Phil Nevin, who was selected as the No. 1 overall pick by Houston in 1992 out of Cal State Fullerton and went on to a 12-year career that included stints with the Astros, Detroit, Anaheim, San Diego, Texas, Chicago Cubs and Minnesota.