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|Nationals add three to 40-man roster |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(11/20/13) The Nationals added outfielder Michael Taylor and pitchers Sammy Solis and Aaron Barrett to the 40-man roster Wednesday.
Taylor went 1 for 23 with the A's last season while also hitting .281/.360/.474 with 18 home runs and 85 RBI in 420 at-bats with Triple-A Sacramento. Solis went 2-1 with a 3.43 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 40:19 K:BB ratio in 57 2/3 innings with high Class A Potomac. Barrett went 1-1 with a 2.15 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 69:15 K:BB ratio in 50 1/3 innings over 51 appearances with Double-A Harrisburg.
|Michael Taylor's adjustments starting to 'pay off' |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(7/18/13) Nationals outfield prospect Michael Taylor is arguably having the best season of his pro career. The 2009 sixth-round pick, who is considered the Nationals' fifth-best prospect by MLB.com, is batting .272 with four triples, seven home runs, 26 doubles, 57 RBI and 29 stolen bases in 88 games for Class A Potomac.
Taylor has especially performed well since the Carolina League All-Star break. He's batting .322 with a .506 slugging percentage in 22 second-half games.
"(He) made an adjustment in his approach right around the break that is starting to pay off," Nationals director of player development Doug Harris told MASNsports.com. "He made a big adjustment with his lower half (of his body), which allows him to track the ball better and be more consistent with his path to the ball."
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