Brent Wyatt

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Brent Allan Wyatt

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Outfielder Brent Wyatt reached the AA level.

He hit .315 as a junior college freshman. As a junior, Wyatt batted .357 at Lewis & Clark State. He played in the Alaska Baseball League, hitting .327 with 15 steals and 34 runs in 43 games. His senior year, he remained steady at .354 and scored 75 runs in 64 games. He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 26th round of the 2008 amateur draft. The scout was Ryan Johnson. Wyatt made his pro debut that year with the Oneonta Tigers. In his first season in pro ball, Wyatt hit .305/.403/.391 for Oneonta while alternating between left field and shortstop. He tied Colt Sedbrook for 8th in the New York-Penn League in batting average and was second in OBP (behind Derek Norris).

Promoted to the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2009, he hit .242/.360/.335 with 67 walks, 87 runs and 23 steals (in 32 tries). He tied Johermyn Chavez for 5th in the Midwest League in runs scored and led with 23 times hit by pitch. In 2010, he played for the Lakeland Flying Tigers (.258/.367/.363 in 109 G) and Erie SeaWolves (.228/.313/.404 in 16 G). He had 20 assists for Lakeland, leading Florida State League flyhawks. In 2011, Brent was again with Lakeland (.290/.417/.398 in 94 G) and Erie (.162/.260/.235 in 22 G). He drew 71 walks overall. He had another 18 outfield assists, 17 for Lakeland (one shy of league leader Aaron Hicks). He was third in the FSL in OBP behind Tyler Bortnick and Robbie Grossman. He ended his playing career with 11 games for Erie in 2012 (.212/.278/.242), having hit .260/.372/.359 in 433 minor league contests.

Wyatt was head coach at Columbia Basin College from 2017-2019 after a few years in the high school coaching ranks at his alma mater and at Madison High School.