7/6/21 : Phillies sign C Tyler Heineman
The 30 year old veteran has signed a minor league contract and has been assigned to Lehigh Valley. He had been playing for the Memphis Redbirds, the AAA affiliate of the Cardinals before being released on July 1st.
Heineman hit .254 in 67 AB’s for Memphis. He’s played in 20 major league games with the Marlins ( 2019 ) and Giants ( 2020 ). His brother Scott is in the Reds organization and is currently on their AAA roster.
Originally the 8th round draft choice of the Houston Astros in the 2012 draft he’s played for six organizations ( Astros,Brewers, Diamondbacks, Marlins, Giants and Cardinals ) and has appeared in 625 minor league games posting a .284 lifetime BA in 2,097 AB’s
Another veteran presence added to the Iron Pigs roster. From a fan’s view welcome to the Organization Tyler !