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Tyler Yates MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
12-17 5.12 248.0 222 1.56

Tyler Yates Bio

  • Full Name: Tyler Kali Yates
  • Born: 8/7/1977 in Lihue, HI
  • Draft: 1998, Oakland Athletics, 23rd rd. (675th overall)
  • College: Hawaii - Hilo
  • Debut: 4/9/2004
  • Last Game: 5/15/2009
  • Relationship(s): brother of Kirby Yates
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 12 17 5.12 239 7 4 248.0 222 1.56

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Season G Rank
2007 75 18th in NL
2008 72 22nd in NL

Tyler Yates Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2011 RHP Tyler Yates elected free agency.
September 14, 2011 Indianapolis Indians activated RHP Tyler Yates from the 7-day disabled list.
January 3, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster RHP Tyler Yates to spring training.
December 16, 2010 Indianapolis Indians signed free agent Tyler Yates.
November 6, 2010 RHP Tyler Yates elected free agency.
September 19, 2010 Indianapolis Indians activated RHP Tyler Yates from the 7-day disabled list.
April 8, 2010 RHP Tyler Yates assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RHP Tyler Yates to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 26, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates sent Tyler Yates outright to Indianapolis Indians.
August 12, 2009 Tyler Yates roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
May 17, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates placed RHP Tyler Yates on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 16, 2009. Right elbow inflammation.

Tyler Kali Yates Bio Info

Tyler Kali Yates...Wife's name is Liezel...Has one daughter; Kamryn (7/31/08)...Is a 1995 graduate of Kauai High School, where he played baseball and football...Was the Kauai Interscholastic Baseball Player-of-the-Year during his senior year...Was also honorable mention All-State performer in football as an offensive and defensive lineman...Played in the Baseball Area Code Games in 1994 as one of the top junior high school players in the country (the tournament took place at Long Beach State in California)...Paddles through waves and surfs to strengthen his arms during the offseason...His younger brother, Spencer, played two years at the University of Hawaii as a catcher/first baseman. 2010 Tyler Kali Yates...Wife's name is Liezel...Has one daughter; Kamryn (7/31/08)...Is a 1995 graduate of Kauai High School, where he played baseball and football...Was the Kauai Interscholastic Baseball Player-of-the-Year during his senior year...Was also honorable mention All-State performer in football as an offensive and defensive lineman...Played in the Baseball Area Code Games in 1994 as one of the top junior high school players in the country (the tournament took place at Long Beach State in California)...His younger brother, Spencer, played two years at the University of Hawaii as a catcher/first baseman. 2009 Began season with Pittsburgh...Surrendered two runs, including a solo homer to Ryan Ludwick, in season debut on 4/6 at St. Louis (0.2ip)...Also gave up a run in his second outing (0.1ip) before tossing a perfect frame on 4/9...Made three straight scoreless appearances (3.0ip/5so) before serving up a home run to Florida's Cameron Maybin on 4/21...Gave up three runs while retiring just one batter and suffered first loss on 4/27 at Milwaukee...Made back-to-back scoreless outings on 5/4 (0.1ip) and 5/5 (1.0ip) before giving up three runs in 1.0ip and suffering second loss at New York on 5/8...Was placed on 15-day disabled list on 5/17 (retro to 5/16) due to right elbow inflammation...Threw a simulated game on 6/9 and felt tightness in right elbow after throwing about 30 pitches...Was assigned to the club's extended spring training program in Bradenton, FL, on 6/17...Underwent seasonending Tommy John surgery on right elbow on 7/14 - surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL...Was outrighted off the 40-man roster on 10/26 and elected free agency...Re-signed with Pirates on 1/4/10. 2008 Spent entire season with Pittsburgh after being acquired from Atlanta on 3/26 in exchange for minor league pitcher Todd Redmond...Ranked second on staff in appearances behind John Grabow (74)...Established career highs in victories and innings pitched...Made season debut on Opening Day and was in line for the win, but the Braves scored five times in the 9th inning to tie the score before the Pirates prevailed 12-11 in 12 innings...Worked a scoreless 9th inning and picked up the win in 10-inning victory on 4/3 in Atlanta...Allowed just one hit in his first five appearances (18 at bats) and was scored upon once in his first eight games (9.0ip/1r)...Improved to 2-0 in club's last at bat win on 4/14 at Los Angeles (NL)...Made nine straight scoreless appearances (7.1ip) from 4/25 thru 5/13...Suffered first blown save on 5/9 vs. Atlanta and had three of his four blown saves during the month of May...Was scored upon in just two of his 13 outings in June...Recorded third victory on 6/20; a 1-0 win vs. Toronto in 12 innings...Suffered first loss on 6/29 vs. Tampa Bay...Struck out four of the six Houston batters he faced on 7/7...Pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning and picked up fourth win on 7/21 at Houston (Bucs scored seven times in 9th inning for 9-3 victory)...Earned lone save (fourth career) on 7/29 vs. Colorado...Wife Liezel gave birth to couple's first child - daughter Kamryn - on 7/31...Gave up five runs while retiring just one batter on 8/4 at Arizona...Returned to Pittsburgh on 8/5 to be with wife and child, who was having medical problems...Rejoined Pirates on 8/8 and suffered blown save and loss at Philadelphia on 8/10 (1.0ip/3er)...Made four straight scoreless appearances from 8/16-24 (4.2ip)...Retired two batters he faced at Cincinnati on 9/3 and picked up fifth win...Began September with seven straight scoreless outings (6.0ip/8so) and was scored upon just once in his 12 appearances during the entire month (11.0ip/2er/18so)...Posted a 2.84 ERA (19.0ip/6er) in his final 17 games and whiffed nine of the last 13 batters he faced...Struck out the three batters he faced and was the winning pitcher in the final game of the season on 9/28 at San Diego...Went 1-for-5 in save situations and allowed just four of his 28 inherited runners to score...Did not receive a plate appearance during the season. 2007 Spent first full season in the major leagues with Atlanta and established career high in appearances...Held righthanded batters to a .213 average (33-for-155) and limited all opposing hitters to a .222 batting average (32-for-144) during the first half of the season...Went 2-0 with a 1.86 ERA (53.1ip/11er) in 50 games when he pitched 1.0 inning or more...Earned first of two wins on 4/22 at New York...Was scored upon in just three of his 13 appearances during the month of May...Posted a 0.84 ERA (10.2ip/1er) and held the opposition to a .135 batting average (5-for-37) in 11 appearances the following month...Won second game on 6/2 at Chicago (NL)...Picked up first save (second career) on 6/30 at Florida...Was charged with a season-high four runs in 0.1ip on 7/22 vs. St. Louis...Earned second save on 7/24 at San Francisco...Struck out in lone plate appearance on 6/29 at Florida. 2006 Had a 2.78 ERA at night vs. a 6.11 ERA during the day...Had a 1.35 ERA in July, 2.53 in June and 2.70 in September...Posted a 1.35 ERA and a .116 opponents batting average in 12 July appearances (13.1 IP)...Signed by the Braves on 5/3 to a minor-league contract and assigned to Richmond on 5/9. Was in spring camp with Baltimore, pitching in two games before being released...Made Braves' debut on 5/30, allowing three runs on four hits and two walks in 1.1 IP...Had his contract purchased from Richmond (AAA) on 5/30. Was 0-0 with a 2.16 ERA with Richmond...Earned first career save 7/15 at SD with a scoreless 11th inning...Had first blown save 8/4, but was credited with his first win since 9/18/04 at PIT...Took 2nd loss 8/5...Allowed a season-high four runs and got his third loss of the season 8/9 vs. PHI (0.1 IP, 4 ER, 3 BB)...Suffered his fourth loss 8/20 at FLA, allowing the go-ahead run in the seventh inning of a 4-3 loss...Had holds in four straight appearances (9/8-13). Was 1-1 with six holds in 15 September games. 2005 The hardest thrower in the Mets' Spring Training camp in 2004 underwent rotator cuff surgery in February 2005 and missed the entire season. His age (28), his shoulder, his inexperience (46 2/3 innings in the big leagues) and his control (25 walks) make Yates' future cloudy at best. He already had undergone Tommy John surgery in 2002. He retained his velocity through that procedure, but nobody knows what to expect after a second major operation. 2004 Made his major league debut on April 9th vs. Montreal at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in Puerto Rico...Started and worked 6.0 innings, permitting five hits, no runs, with no walks and four strikeouts in a no-decision...The Mets won the contest, 3-2, in 11 innings...Earned his first major league victory in a 4-1 triumph over the Expos at Shea on April 19th...Surrendered one run in 5.2 innings...Was the first Hawaiian-born Met to post a victory since Sid Fernandez defeated Florida, 7-1, on October 2, 1993 in Miami... Became the fifth native Hawaiian to play for the Mets...The others are Carlos Diaz (1982-1983), Ron Darling (1983-1991), Fernandez (1984-1993) and Benny Agbayani (1998-2001)...Made his first major league relief appearance on June 16th vs. Cleveland...Recalled for a fifth time from Norfolk (AAA) of the International League on September 1st...He was also with the Mets from July 25th-July 30th, June 10th-June 18th, May 23rd-May 25th and from the start of the season through May 9th...Had career-high 9.1 scoreless innings streak from September 4th-September 26th...Yielded three hits with 11 strikeouts during that span...Picked up his second win of the year with a scoreless inning of work on September 18th at Pittsburgh in an 8-7, 10-inning victory...Went 1-4 with a 6.34 ERA (23 earned runs in 32.2 innings) as a starter (seven starts) and 1-0 with a 6.75 ERA (nine earned runs in 12.0 innings) in 12 contests in relief...Went unscored upon in eight of his 12 relief appearances...Had 14 strikeouts in 12.0 innings of relief...Averaged 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings...Collected his first major league hit, a single, off Montreal's Tomo Ohka, in the fourth inning on April 19th...Compiled a 3-0 mark with one save and a 2.70 ERA (three earned runs in 10.0 innings) with 10 strikeouts in 10 games in August with the Tides...Also had three saves and a 2.25 ERA (three earned runs in 11.2 innings) with 13 strikeouts in 11 July contests...Finished spring training tied for the Grapefruit League lead with three wins. 2003 Spent Spring Training recuperating from "Tommy John" surgery which was performed on his right elbow on June 19th, 2002...The surgery was performed by Dr. Andrew Rokito at the Hospital for Joint Diseases and NYU Medical Center...Began his Major League Rehabilitation Assignment with the Mets' St. Lucie (A) team of the Florida STate League on April 3rd...Threw 1.0 scoreless inning of relief vs. Brevard...Optioned to St. Lucie on April 5th...Threw 5.0 innings twice for St. Lucie, against Palm Beach in the first game of a May 28th doubleheader and again vs. Vero Beach on June 12th...Promoted to Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern Leaugue on June 17th...Started seven games at Double-A...Went 5.0 innings sicx times and 5.2 innings in teh second game of a June 22nd doubleheader vs. Erie...Struck out 36 batters in 39.1 innings in his stay in Binghamton...Promoted to Norfolk (AAA) of the International League on August 1st...Had four starts at Norfolk including six shutout innings with five hits vs. Charleston on August 6th...Placed on the Disabled List on August 20th, retroactive to August 18th, with a broken pinky. 2002 Began season with Norfolk...Was recalled by New York on 4/16 but did not appear in a game before being optioned back to the Tides one day later...Was placed on the disabled list on 6/11 with a right elbow strain...Underwent "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow on 6/19 and missed remainder of the season. 2001 Spent entire season with Single-A Visalia and led club in appearances. 2000 Split season between Modesto (Athletics' A) and Midland...Combined to go 5- 3 with a 3.90 ERA in 52 relief appearances. 1998 Began professional career with Arizona League Athletics after being selected by Oakland in June draft...Also made two relief appearances with Single-A South Oregon.