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Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor 51 RF

Chicago White Sox

  • Status: Voluntarily Retired List
  • Full Name: Michael David Taylor
  • Age: 29 (December 19, 1985)
  • Birthplace: Cheverly, MD
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 255
  • Draft: Round 5 (2007, PHI)
  • MLB Debut: 09/02/2011
  • School: Stanford
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Michael Taylor Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
March 11, 2015 RF Michael Taylor retired.
January 12, 2015 RF Michael Taylor assigned to Charlotte Knights.
December 23, 2014 Chicago White Sox signed free agent RF Michael Taylor to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2014 RF Michael Taylor elected free agency.
October 24, 2014 Chicago White Sox sent RF Michael Taylor outright to Charlotte Knights.
September 2, 2014 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Michael Taylor from Charlotte Knights.
June 16, 2014 RF Michael Taylor assigned to Charlotte Knights.
June 14, 2014 Oakland Athletics traded RF Michael Taylor to Chicago White Sox for RHP Jake Sanchez.
April 3, 2014 Oakland Athletics sent RF Michael Taylor outright to Sacramento River Cats.
March 29, 2014 Oakland Athletics designated RF Michael Taylor for assignment.
October 31, 2013 Michael Taylor assigned to Indios de Mayaguez.
October 31, 2013 Michael Taylor assigned to Indios de Mayaguez.
October 12, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RF Michael Taylor.
May 15, 2013 Oakland Athletics optioned LF Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
May 6, 2013 LF Michael Taylor assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
May 4, 2013 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
April 23, 2013 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
April 13, 2013 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
March 17, 2013 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
October 12, 2012 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
August 5, 2012 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
August 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
May 11, 2012 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
May 11, 2012 Michael Taylor assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Oakland Athletics.
May 4, 2012 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
March 18, 2012 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
September 2, 2011 Oakland Athletics recalled Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
May 13, 2011 Michael Taylor roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
March 20, 2011 Oakland Athletics optioned Michael Taylor to Sacramento River Cats.
November 19, 2010 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Michael Taylor from Sacramento River Cats.
August 31, 2010 Michael Taylor assigned to Phoenix Desert Dogs.
May 29, 2010 Michael Taylor roster status changed by Sacramento River Cats.
May 20, 2010 Sacramento River Cats placed LF Michael Taylor on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 14, 2010. Left calf strain
December 23, 2009 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster LF Michael Taylor to spring training.
December 16, 2009 Lakewood BlueClaws Traded C Travis d'Arnaud to Lansing Lugnuts; Toronto Blue Jays Traded RHP Roy Halladay to Philadelphia Phillies and Reading Phillies Traded RHP Kyle Drabek and Michael Taylor to New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
December 16, 2009 Sacramento River Cats Traded 1B Brett Wallace to Las Vegas 51s and New Hampshire Fisher Cats Traded LF Michael Taylor to Midland RockHounds.
October 6, 2009 OF Michael Taylor assigned to Yaquis de Obregon.
September 9, 2009 Michael Taylor assigned to Reading Phillies from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 31, 2009 Michael Taylor roster status changed by Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 16, 2009 LF Michael Taylor assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Phillies.
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Michael Taylor Awards and Honors

Michael Taylor  51 RF

Michael Taylor
  • Full Name: Michael David Taylor
  • Born: December 19, 1985
  • Age: 29
  • Birthplace: Cheverly, MD
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 255
  • Draft: Round 5 (2007, PHI)
  • School: Stanford
  • MLB Debut: 09/02/2011

Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays for Brett Wallace on Dec. 16, 2009. ... Ranked as the A's No. 12 prospect by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Led the Pacific Coast League in walks with 86 in 2012. ... Made Major League debut on Sept. 2, 2011. ... Traded to Blue Jays along with Kyle Drabek and Travis d'Arnaud in deal that sent Roy Halladay, Phillippe Aumont, Juan Ramirez and Tyson Gillies to the Philadelphia Phillies and Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners. ... Was named Eastern League Rookie of the Year in 2009. ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft out of Stanford University.