Aaron Altherr hits inside the park grand slam against the Nationals

The Washington Nationals are desperately clinging to their playoff lives, and the Philadelphia Phillies are going to do everything in their power to make this a long weekend for the soon-to-be dethroned NL East champions. In the third inning of Friday’s game, Aaron Altherr hit a sinking liner to center field that Michael Taylor dove for. Taylor whiffed on Altherr’s hit, and...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Taylor hit a Little League grand slam on a ground ball

During Tuesday night’s Mets-Nationals game at Nationals Park, Michael Taylor hit a Little League grand slam off of Matt Harvey – on a ground ball. What happened was simple – Taylor hit a solid single up the middle, and it got by an overly aggressive Yoenis Cespedes. That turned an RBI, or perhaps two-run, single into an RBI single and a three-base error, allowing Taylor and...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Nationals’ Michael Taylor Hits First Career Walk-off HR

View image | After sitting out the last two games with a sore knee, Michael Taylor was available for the Nationals. As a precaution he was once again held out the starting lineup, but with the score tied 2-2 in the 10th inning, Nationals skipper Matt Williams called on his young outfielder in a huge spot. With runners on the corner and no outs, Taylor was tasked...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Taylor slams into center-field wall, leaves game (video)

Washington Nationals outfielder Michael Taylor was involved in a scary moment during Thursday’s game against the San Diego Padres. Taylor attempted to make a leaping catch in the seventh inning of the game, but he crashed into the center-field wall. He was eventually helped off the field by teammate Jayson Werth and a trainer. The Nats then made some defensive adjustments. Michael...
Via The Sports Daily
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross and Taylor power Nats to 6-1 win over Brewers

Two youngsters helped fuel the Washington Nationals to a 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.  Joe Ross tossed seven innings and allowed just one run while scattering six hit to earn his fourth win of rookie season.  Ross is now 4-5 with a solid 3.56 ERA over ten starts this season, his first of his MLB career. Meanwhile, on offense, Rookie Michael Taylor went 2 for 3 at the plate...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals need Taylor to produce in Werth’s absence

By Ian Cassellberry The Washington Nationals have already been without Jayson Werth since May 19, when he went on the disabled list with a wrist injury. But the outfielder is going to be out for much longer, after a MRI exam discovered two small fractures in his left wrist. Werth is now expected to be sidelined until August, leaving the Nats without one of their most productive...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Nationals OF Michael Taylor Hits First Grand Slam of his Career

Over the last couple weeks if the news coming from a Washington Nationals game involved someone crushing a home run Bryce Harper's name was typically in the conversation. That was not the case in Wednesday's  game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.Harper had been ejected after arguing a call which gave Michael Taylor a shot to get in the game. The youngster certainly made the most...
Via FatManWriting
May 13, 2015  |  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

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

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

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