Tyler Heineman

Tyler Heineman

  • C
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 11"/205
  • Age: 26


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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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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).


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
June 19, 2017 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Biloxi Shuckers from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 4, 2017 Houston Astros traded C Tyler Heineman to Milwaukee Brewers for Player To Be Named Later.
April 4, 2017 C Tyler Heineman assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
January 13, 2017 Tyler Heineman assigned to Houston Astros.
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 (Los Angeles, CA) 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 walk-on...Selected as a Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist after hitting .351 (68x194) with seven doubles, 26 RBI and a .451 OBP for the Bruins as a junior...threw out 20 base stealers in 44 attempts (45%) 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...His little brother Scott was drafted by Texas in the 11th round of the June 2015 draft and played his first professional season in 2016 with Class A High Desert...Is currently signed to a minor league contract for the 2016 season...invited to his fourth consecutive Major League Spring Training in 2017


Made his third straight appearance at Major League Spring Training camp and played in 12 games for the Astros, hitting .217 (5x23) with a double and two RBI...was assigned to Triple A Fresno and played the entire season at the Triple A level...finished the season hitting .259 (62x239) with nine doubles, three home runs, 14 RBI and a .344 OBP...the switch-hitter faired evenly against lefties (.256 BA) and righties (.261 BA) on the year...played in 66 games at catcher, including 64 starts...threw out 19 of 57 attempting basestealers for a 33% clip..


Played in 78 combined games between Fresno (56g) and Double A Corpus Christi (22g), combining to hit .285 (79x277) with 17 doubles, three homers, 30 RBI and a .334 on-base percentage...began the year at Double A where he hit .318 (27x85) with a .383 OBP in 22 games...threw out six of 13 runners attempting to steal (54%)...was promoted to Triple A for the first time in his career on May 21...batted .271 (52x192) during his time with Fresno...all three of his homers with Fresno came in the final 13 games of the season...


Spent the entire season with Corpus Christi...played in 78 games, with 70 behind the dish...owned a .242 batting average (64x265) with 15 doubles...hit .286 (18x63) with four doubles, two triples and a .788 OPS (.375 OBP/.413 SLG) in 18 games during the month of May...had eight at-bats with the bases loaded, hitting at a .375 clip with nine RBI...posted a .994 fielding percentage (4E/642TC)...played in three games for the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League...was invited to his first Major League Spring Training prior to the season on Jan. 14...appeared in four Spring Training games and hit .500 (1x2) with an RBI..


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.