Michael A. Taylor

Michael A. Taylor

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/215 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
College: None
Draft: 2009 6th round by the
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    Pirates Add Veteran Presence, Potential Trade Chip In Carlos Santana

    The Pirates are adding a veteran presence to their young roster, as the team and 36-year-old first baseman Carlos Santana have agreed to a one-year contract worth $6.7 million, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The deal, which is still pending a physical, gives the Pirates some needed experience and leadership, as 31-year-old first baseman Ji-Man Choi, acquired via trade earlier this offseason, is the second-oldest position player on Pittsburgh’s 40-man roster.

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    KC Royals Infielder Nicky Lopez Makes MLB's Statcast 2022 All-Defense Team

    Despite being one of the best defensive players in all of baseball over the past two seasons, Kansas City Royals infielder Nicky Lopez hasn't experienced even as much as a nomination for a Rawlings Gold Glove Award. His continued excellence in the field didn't go completely unnoticed in 2022, though, as a recent article lumped him in with some truly elite company. On, David Adler comprised a list of the best fielders around the diamond this past season.

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    KC Royals' Vinnie Pasquantino Praises 'Unbelievable' Bobby Witt Jr.

    The Kansas City Royals saw a ton of young players hit the field for them this past season, but two of their best rookies were first baseman Vinnie Pasquantino and infielder Bobby Witt Jr. Witt started the 2022 season with the big-league club and while some of his numbers fell short of expectations and Witt wasn't named a finalist for the American League Rookie of the Year award, he still enjoyed a great deal of success.