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Taylor's homer, 3 RBIs help Nationals beat Pirates 9-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) Rookie center fielder Michael Taylor had a home run and three RBIs and Gio Gonzalez won his fourth straight decision to lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. Taylor capped the scoring with a two-run home run, his seventh, in the eighth inning off rookie Arquimedes Caminero. Gonzalez (8-4) lasted just five-plus...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor and the Nats pound the Pirates, win 9-3

Michael Taylor had a sensational night at the plate, going 4 for 5, smacking his seventh home run, and driving in three runs to help power the Nationals to a 9-3 win over Pirates.  The win evens the weekend series in Pittsburgh at 1-1.The win offsets the New York Mets pounding of the LA Dodgers today, to keep the Nast NL East lead at 3 games. Gio Gonzalez tossed five innings and...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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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

Michael Taylor Proving to be Invaluable to Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals Center Fielder Michael Taylor (#3) hitting a walk-off grand slam home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.(Matt Kartozian/USA-Today Sports) After a slow start to their season, the Washington Nationals (27-18) are roaring back, recently notching a six-game winning streak. On the strength of Right Fielder Bryce Harper’s relentless on-target hitting...
Via The Sports Journal
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Michael Taylor Makes Amazing Diving Catch

Nationals outfielder Michael Taylor flashed the leather robbing Chicago Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada of a base hit. Wada lined a well hit ball to left field, but Taylor, who is playing in left with Jayson Werth on the disabled list with a wrist injury, made a great diving catch for the final out of the second inning. Taylor’s pitcher Tanner Roark was in approval of Taylor’s efforts...
Via KCM Sports
May 25, 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 Hammers Grand Slam in Ninth to Lift Nats Past D-Backs

View image | Inserted into the game following Bryce Harper‘s ejection in the seventh inning, Nationals outfielder Michael Taylor created his own headline in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game at the Arizona Diamondbacks. Down 6-5 in the ninth with the bases loaded, Taylor hammered a grand slam to straight away center field. It was the youngster’s first...
Via KCM Sports
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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