Tyler Heineman

Tyler Heineman #71

  • C
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 11"/205
  • Age: 25

Tyler Heineman 2017 Spring Training Stats

.000 0 0 0 .000

Tyler Heineman Spring Training Career Stats

.200 0 4 0 .494

Tyler Heineman Bio

  • Full Name: Tyler Andrew Heineman
  • Born: 6/19/1991 in Pacific Palisades, CA
  • Draft: 2012, Houston Astros, 8th rd. (249th overall)
  • College: UCLA
  • Relationship(s): brother of Scott Heineman
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2017 Spring Training Stats 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Spring Training Career Stats
35 2 7 0 4 0 .200 .237 .494
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee


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Tyler Heineman Stats

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Tyler Heineman Advanced Stats

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January 13, 2017 at 2:42 PM ET

Astros send out invites to Spring Training

The Astros on Friday announced they have invited 18 players who aren't on the 40-man roster to Major League Spring Training next month, including Minor League free agents Reid Brignac (infielder), Juan Centeno (catcher) and C.J. Riefenhauser (left-handed pitcher).

March 15, 2016 at 2:51 PM ET

Stassi to miss six weeks after left wrist surgery

Max Stassi, who had the inside track for the Astros' backup catcher role, will miss about six weeks after undergoing surgery on Monday to repair a hook of the hamate fracture of his left wrist, the club announced on Tuesday.


Tyler Heineman Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Tri-City NYP

Tyler Heineman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 13, 2017 Houston Astros invited non-roster C Tyler Heineman to spring training.
January 1, 2016 Houston Astros invited non-roster C Tyler Heineman to spring training.
May 21, 2015 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Corpus Christi Hooks.
January 13, 2015 Houston Astros invited non-roster C Tyler Heineman to spring training.
April 2, 2014 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
January 14, 2014 Houston Astros invited non-roster C Tyler Heineman to spring training.
April 25, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks activated C Tyler Heineman from the 7-day disabled list.
April 16, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks placed C Tyler Heineman on the 7-day disabled list.
April 1, 2013 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Tri-City ValleyCats.
March 25, 2013 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Houston Astros.
June 28, 2012 Tyler Heineman assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats from Houston Astros.
June 22, 2012 Houston Astros signed C Tyler Heineman.

Tyler Andrew Heineman Bio Info

Earned first-team All-CIF Division IV honors in addition to earning Delphic League MVP honors as a senior at the Windward School in 2009...also earned All-Region honorable mention accolades as a senior...established his high school's single-season batting average record with a .619 mark as a junior...Was not drafted out of high school and attended UCLA for three seasons (2010-12)...joined the team as a preferred walkon...selected as a Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist after hitting at a .351 (68x194) clip with seven doubles, 26 RBI and a .451 OBP for the Bruins as a junior...threw out 20 base stealers in 44 attempts (.545%) in his final season at UCLA...was the only catcher selected to the Pac-12 All-Conference Team and was an honorable mention for the Pac-12 All-Academic Team in 2012...made just two errors in 521 total chances during his college career behind the plate...selected by Houston in the eighth round of the 2012 draft...signed by Astros scout Tim Costic...Is currently signed to a minor league contract for the 2014 season...invited to Major League Spring Training on Jan. 14, 2014.


Skipped low A ball and played his entire second professional season with Advanced Class A Lancaster...hit .286 (106x370) with 23 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs, 71 RBI and a .361 on-base percentage in 104 games...led all California League catchers in fielding percentage (.991), assists (90) and caught stealing percentage (41.7%) in his 100 games behind the dish...hit .297 (93x313) against right-handed pitchers...hit his first professional home run on May 19 vs. Rancho Cucamonga, which marked his 90th game as a professional.


Selected by the Astros in the eighth round of the June draft out of UCLA on June 5...was the first catcher taken by Houston in the 2012 draft...signed his professional contract on June 22...reported to Class A Tri-City, where he led the New York-Penn League with a .358 (69x193) batting average...also ranked second in the NYPL in OBP (.452) and OPS (.882)...hit 14 doubles, drove in 26, walked 26 times and struck out only 12 times in his 55 games on the season...posted a .997 fielding percentage (1E/311TC) in his 37 games behind the plate...played his other 18 games on the season as a designated hitter...named the Tri-City Defensive Player of the Month in August.