2003: Haskell will battle for a spot in the outfield lineup, but his speed might be put to good use throughout the season.
MIKE GILLESPIE SAYS: "Tyler was easily the single biggest surprise on this team in the fall. He has shown extraordinary speed. He has been consistent offensively and showed great skills with the bat."
TEMPLE COLLEGE: Earned Academic All-America honors at Temple (Tex.) College...batted .275 in his sophomore season with five RBI and six stolen bases...played under former major leaguer Craig McMurtry.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned 5-A all-state honors in his senior season at McNeil (Tex.) High...earned all-district and all-league first team honors...played as an outside linebacker on the football team, earning all-league first team honors.
PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology...parents are Mike and Karla...lists Michael Vick as his biggest sports hero...birthdate is Oct. 30, 1981.