Jeff Gordon going for gold in sports car return at Daytona

Jeff Gordon returned to the Daytona high banks on Tuesday, but at the wheel of a Cadillac DPi-V.R, in preparation for next month's Rolex 24 at Daytona, where he will make his first sports car racing start in a decade.The four-time NASCAR Premier Series champion and FOX NASCAR analyst was confirmed earlier this month as part of Wayne Taylor Racing's lineup for the IMSA WeatherTech...
Via FOX Sports
December 14, 2016

Le Mans win would give Corvette triple crown endurance sweep

Corvette Racing is in line to capture international sports car racing’s endurance race “Triple Crown” at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, where a win by either of the team’s Corvette C7.R GTE-Pro class cars would also be the 100th major sports car race victory for the factory Pratt & Miller squad.Sweeping all three of sports car racing’s recognized major endurance...
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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Taylor Jordan undergoes second Tommy John surgery

Right-handed starter Taylor Jordan, most recently of Class AAA Syracuse, underwent successful Tommy John surgery Thursday. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure, Jordan’s second such procedure in five years. Jordan is 27 years old and made the Nationals rotation out of spring training to begin the 2014 season, but struggled in five starts and returned […]
Via Nationals Journal
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Albert Pujols hits 500th home run

And so, Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run on Tuesday night in Washington off Taylor Jordan at Nationals Park. Video above. He'd go on to hit #501 off Jordan later in the game. Worth noting (or not): the last time a Nationals pitcher gave up a landmark home run, it was Mike Bacsik grooving one to Barry Bonds in San Francisco in 2007. Final - Mike Trout 7, Bryce Harper...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols joins the 500 home run club

April 22, 2014. Taylor Jordan. Nationals Park. Those are the three major factors that will go down in history in relation to Albert Pujols becoming the 26th member of the 500 home run club. The fifth inning, two-run homer off of Jordan was given a standing ovation and a curtain call by the Nationals fanbase at Nationals Park. He’s the third-youngest player to reach that plateau...
Via The Outside Corner
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats avoid sweep at home, down Braves 2-1

The Washington Nationals opened the season sweeping the New York Mets in their own home. Today, Ian Desmond and Taylor Jordan helped the Nats avoid the same fate to NL East rival Atlanta. Jordan tossed six innings and scattered six hits and allowed one run to keep the Nats in a tie with Atlanta heading into the seventh inning. That’s the inning in which they got a solo home...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats will go with Taylor Jordan in spring opener

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams says Taylor Jordan will start the team's first spring training game. Williams made the announcement Tuesday. The Nationals play the New York Mets on Friday in Port St. Lucie. Williams did not say who will start the home opener Saturday against Atlanta, but he said Stephen Strasburg is on target to take the mound on opening day, March 31...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Minor League Preview: Washington Nationals

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2013 (13) | 2012 (1) | 2011 (14) | 2010 (24) | 2009 (21) 2013 Affiliate Records MLB: [86-76] NL East AAA: [66-78] International League – Syracuse AA: [77-65] Eastern League – Harrisburg A+: [84-55] Carolina League – Potomac A: [80-57] South Atlantic League – Hagerstown A(ss): [26-49] New York-Penn League — Auburn Graduated...
Via Razzball
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor's growing mullet getting lots of attention

(Eds: Updates with details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer It's fairly common to see a mullet or two at Daytona International Speedway. But the business-in-the-front, party-in-the-back hairstyle is usually found in the stands and not on the starting grid. Jordan Taylor is an exception. The 22-year-old Taylor, who teamed with Max Angelelli to win a Grand...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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