A catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tyler threw out runners trying to steal second base in back-to-back games against San Francisco, was hit by a pitch, stole a base and scored a run at Alanta and belted an RBI double versus the Cubs. The 31-year-old from the Via Bluffs was the Delphic League MVP at Windward School in 2009 and walked on at UCLA, becoming the Bruins’ starting catcher his junior year. He made his major league debut on September 4, 2019 for the Miami Marlins.To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email email@example.com.
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