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MICHAEL TAYLOR RUMORS

Taylor Eclipses Goodwin On Nationals’ Depth Chart

On July 20, 2012, a transaction that redefined the Washington Nationals’ prospect hierarchy took place. Having overmatched his Low-A competition with the Hagerstown Suns, centerfielder Brian Goodwin skipped High-A Potomac and made the leap to Double-A Harrisburg. Suddenly trailing Goodwin on the depth chart was Potomac’s talented, yet raw and enigmatic centerfielder, Michael...
Via The Nats Blog
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Taylor hits first career home run in MLB debut (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. After picking up his first career hit in the first at bat of his Major League career earlier in the game on Tuesday, Michael Taylor homered in his third AB, an opposite field shot. Pretty nice little debut for Taylor in the Nats 7-1 win over the Mets (2-4, HR, 2 RBI): A huge MLB debut for @Taylor_Michael3 and the #Nats rookie OF is...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor HR in MLB debut as Fister, Nats beat Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Michael Taylor homered in his big league debut, setting off a silly sequence to retrieve the souvenir, and the Washington Nationals backed Doug Fister with four long shots Tuesday night in a 7-1 romp over the New York Mets. Bryce Harper homered early, then Anthony Rendon, Ian Desmond and Taylor connected in the sixth inning as the NL East leaders won their ninth straight...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Nats’ Michael Taylor hits two-run HR in MLB debut

Your browser does not support iframes. Nationals rookie Michael Taylor didn’t waste time showing his power, smashing a two-run home run off New York Mets’ reliever Carlos Torres in the sixth inning. Taylor’s home run capped a five-run inning for the Nationals. #Nats OF @Taylor_Michael3 is the 4th Nats player to homer in his MLB debut & first since Tommy Milone (9/3/11...
Via KCM Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ rookie Michael Taylor hits 1st MLB home run

On Tuesday night at Citi Field, the Nationals started rookie outfielder Michael Taylor in place of injured Jayson Werth. Taylor, who’d already gotten his first major league base hit earlier on the night, came up with one out and Wilson Ramos on first base. Torres threw a 2-1 fastball low and away, and… Your browser does not support iframes. Congratulations to the young man. It’s...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats call up OF Michael Taylor, place Steve Souza on the DL

The Washington Nationals have called up OF Michael Taylor from AAA Syracuse. Taylor replaces Steve Souza, who was placed on the 15 day disabled list. oF Jayson Werth has la been hobbled. Taylor played most of this season at Double-A Harrisburg and put up highly impressive stats, batting .313/.396/.539 with 22 home runs, 63 RBI, and 35 stolen bases. Taylor was recently promoted...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals expected to call up top prospect Taylor

Desperate for healthy outfielders, the Nationals are expected to promote top prospect Michael Taylor and have the dynamic 23-year-old in uniform for Sunday night’s series finale against the Braves. Taylor was a late scratch from Class AAA Syracuse’s lineup Saturday evening and was due to depart for Atlanta, where he will join the Nationals and potentially make his major-league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals to call up prospect OF Michael Taylor

The Washington Nationals will promote prospect outfielder Michael Taylor from Class AAA Syracuse. #Nats top OF prospect Michael Taylor was a late scratch for Syracuse tonight. Appears to be coming to Atlanta to make MLB debut tomorrow. — Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) August 9, 2014 As Mark Zuckerman stated in the tweet, it is unclear who Taylor will replace either Jayson Werth...
Via KCM Sports
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats promote Michael Taylor to AAA

The Washington Nationals have finally promoted OF Michael Taylor to Syracuse (AAA).  Taylor has had an absolute monster season at Harrisburg (AAA) and looking more and more like the Nationals future center fielder.  In his first two games at AAA, Taylor is 3 for 5 at the plate with two doubles, a run scored, and a run driven in.  In 98 games at Harrisburg, Taylor batted .313 with...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington National minor league system Stats leaders (7/28)

It has been some time since we updated out Washington Nationals readers on the Washington Nationals minor league system statistical leaders.  So here we go . . . BATTING LEADERS: Doubles:  Matthew Skole (AA) 25, Randolph Oduber (A) and Wilmer Difo (A) 24,  Steve Souza (AAA) and Shawn Pleffner (A) 22 Triples:  Issac Ballou (A) 9, Wilmer Difo (A) 6, Emmanuel Burriss (AAA), Zack...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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