Tyler Naquin’s full name is Tyler Wesley Naquin. He is well known in American baseball. He currently plays as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He had his amateur baseball career at Klein Collins High School where he played for the school’s baseball team.
During the 2009 MLB draft, the Baltimore Orioles selected him in the 33rd round of the draft but he decided to rather attend Texas A&M University to play college baseball for the Texas A&M Aggies baseball team. Before he graduated from college, he was named the Big 12 Conference Baseball Player of the Year in 2011.
He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft. He signed with the Indians and made his professional debut that season playing for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the Rookie-level New York-Penn League. In 2013, he was assigned to play for the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League and the Akron Aeros of the Class AA Eastern League.
Tyler made his MLB debut on April 5, 2016, for the Cleveland Indians. He became a free agent in December 2020 and in February 2021, he signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds.
Meet Tyler Naquin’s Brother, Zac Naquin
Tyler Naquin’s only known sibling is Zac Naquin. Apart from being known as the brother of Tyler, there is nothing else known about Zac as he keeps a low profile.