- Full name Kirby Kali Yates
- Born 03/25/1987 in Lihue, HI
- Profile Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 205 / Bats: L / Throws: R
- School Yavapai JC
- Debut 06/07/2014
Drafted in the 26th round (798th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2005.
View Draft ReportThe most intriguing prep talent in Hawaii is RHP/SS Kirby Yates, brother of Mets pitching prospect Kyle Yates. Yates is 5-foot-10 but has tools that play beyond his size. He is a solid middle infielder and has a fastball that reaches 90 mph. Like Loo a year ago, he's scheduled to attend Arizona's Yavapai Junior College.