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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...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes error turns Michael Taylor single into Little League grand slam (VIDEO)

Tuesday night's critical NL East game at Nationals Park between the Mets and Nationals got as wild as they come, starting with Washington's Michael Taylor scoring a Little League grand slam after an error by Mets centerfielder Yoenis Cespedes. A routine comebacker up the middle off Mets pitcher Matt Harvey with the bases loaded was misplayed by a hard-charging Cespedes. The...
Via The Other Paper
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fielding Error By Yoenis Cespedes Helps Michael Taylor Turn A Single Into A 'Little League' Grand Slam

It is going to be easy to look at Matt Harvey's outing Tuesday night and say that maybe he does need to be on an inning restriction. He gave up a career high seven runs to the Washington Nationals (of of eight hits and two walks in 5 1/3 innings). However, to be fair, that total is a little inflated thanks to Yoenis Cespedes.When Cespedes misplayed a Michael Taylor single the ball...
Via FatManWriting
September 08, 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...
Via The Outside Corner
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Nationals' 'bucket of filth' might the the most disgusting celebration ever (VIDEO)

On Friday night, Michael Taylor walked off the Nationals with a walk-off 10th-inning three-run homer. In accordance with baseball custom, he was greeted at home plate by a swarm of teammates and Gatorade. Only this time the swamp came with the gator. And that disgusting brown liquid is not your ordinary Gatorade shower — it's the "bucket of filth," and might be the grossest...
Via The Other Paper
September 06, 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...
Via KCM Sports
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

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

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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