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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Minor Leaguers With Rising Stocks

With July well underway, the Minor League Baseball season is down to its stretch run. At this point many of the Washington Nationals’ prospects have defined their seasons. To provide a snapshot of the surprises in the farm system, the Federal Reserve has listed a trio of players who have boosted their stock the most. Note that I have omitted those who were consensus Top 10 prospects...
Via The Nats Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Futures Game and Minor League Notes

On Tuesday, MLB announced its rosters for the 2014 All-Star Futures game and the Washington Nationals will be represented by two of their top prospects: Low-A Hagerstown righthander Lucas Giolito and Double-A Harrisburg centerfielder Michael Taylor. While a brief shutdown in May has resulted in Giolito’s relatively-low innings total of 48 and 2/3, he has still shown flashes of...
Via The Nats Blog
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Nationals Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month for May 2014

With May in the books, the Federal Reserve hands out the hardware in the form of Hitter and Pitcher of the Month honors for the Washington Nationals farm system. This month’s hitter flashed his astonishing potential, while our hurler of the month continues to emerge as the ace of Triple-A Syracuse. Hitter of the Month: Centerfielder Michael Taylor, Double-A Harrisburg Senators...
Via The Nats Blog
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No Nats Game, Taylor Hill impresses again at AAA

The Washington Nationals are marred in a funk, having lost six of their last seven.  Injuries have plagued the club, but with Adam LaRoche back and Ryan Zimmerman on the way, excuses will start to fade.  Despite being off last night, the Nationals minor league system played.  Here are the minor recaps. Syracuse Chiefs (AAA) defeated Rochester 5 -1.  The Chiefs have won 8 of their...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Minor League System Leaders (5/29)

Time to check in on the Washington Nationals minor league system leaders.  At the end of the article, we also give short briefs on a few players at each level that are producing nicely. BATTING LEADERS:   DOUBLES:   Wilmer Difo (A) 14, Brandon Laird (AAA), Stephen Perez (A), and Randolph Oduber (AA) 13 TRIPLES: Khayyan Norfork (A) and Issac Ballou (A) 4 HOME RUNS:  Michael Taylor...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Strong May Starts In The Minors

After naming the Player and Pitcher of the Month for April last week, this is the perfect time to focus on a few the players who are off to good starts in May. While the Double-A Harrisburg Senators continue to struggle with an 11-26 record, two of their top prospects are producing. Centerfielder Michael Taylor has a 1.039 OPS through his first 12 games this month, with a .316 average...
Via The Nats Blog
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor triples in game winner for Nats spring training opener against Mets

Prospect OF Michael Taylor tripled in the game winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win in their Spring Training opener.   Tyler Robertson closed out the ninth inning to preserve the win and pick up the save. The Nats got on the scoreboard first in the fifth inning with an RBI by catcher Wilson Ramos that scored Ian Desmond.  It was the first...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals purchase contract of Sammy Solis and Michael Taylor

The Washington Nationals purchased the contracts of pitcher Sammy Solis and Michael Taylor from High-A Potomac. By purchasing the contracts of Solis and Taylor the Nationals will avoid losing either player in December’s Rule 5 draft. Solis, 25, is being considered for a bullpen spot for the Nationals next season after posting a 3.43 ERA in 57 2/3 innings at Potomac. Solis was set...
Via Tireball.com
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mudcats stuck in mud, swept in twin bill by P-Nats

Woodbridge, Va. – Michael Taylor lined the game-winner off the left field wall in the bottom of the seventh as the Potomac Nationals rallied past the Carolina Mudcats 4-3 in game two. The walkoff, coupled with a 5-0 shutout in game one, earned a doubleheader sweep for the Nationals (12-13). The Mudcats (10-15) have lost four straight. Potomac scored the winning run off Enosil...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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