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With Span done for season, news on Taylor a relief for Nationals

After losing one centerfielder for the season, the Washington Nationals received some good news on another Friday.Michael Taylor, who has been a mainstay in the lineup since Denard Span was sidelined for seven weeks, said tests came back clean on his right knee, which he hurt while crashing into the wall in Thursday's game.The Nationals cannot afford to lose Taylor for an extended...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rendon and Taylor homer as Nationals beat Brewers 6-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Anthony Rendon homered and doubled to drive in two runs, rookie Joe Ross allowed one run in seven innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Saturday night. Michael Taylor hit a home run for the third straight night, connecting on a two-run shot for Washington, which had lost 8 of 10 and began play five games behind the Mets in the National...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nationals’ Michael Taylor Hits Longest HR (493 Feet) in MLB This Season

There’s a new long ball king for 2015 season. Nationals’ outfielder Michael Taylor hammered a two-run home run in the seventh inning off Colorado Rockies’ pitcher Yohan Flande, sending the ball 493 feet deep into the centerfield stands of Coors Field, according to StatCast. That is the longest hit home run of the season in Major League Baseball. Nelson Cruz previously held...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals need Taylor to produce in Werth’s absence

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 hitters during the...
Via The Outside Corner
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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