Kyle Tucker

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Kyle Daniel Tucker

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Biographical Information[edit]

The brother of Preston Tucker, outfielder Kyle Tucker was considered one of the top prospects of the 2015 amateur draft and was selected 5th overall by the Houston Astros, his older brother's team. He was Houston's second first-round selection that year, following SS Alex Bregman at #2, the first time a team had had two selections within the top five of a draft. He hit .484 with 10 home runs, 27 RBIs and 29 runs scored as a high school senior. He soon signed and made his pro debut with the GCL Astros on June 22nd, going 0-for-3.

He was named to the United States team for the 2017 Futures Game.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • AL Triples Leader (2020)

Further Reading[edit]

  • David Adler: "The '21 rising star you might have missed", mlb.com, September 18, 2021. [1]
  • Brian McTaggart: "Family ties: Astros draft OF Tucker at No. 5: High school outfielder, lefty swinger, brother of Houston left fielder Preston", mlb.com June 8, 2015. [2]

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