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Michael Taylor

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  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Morehead City halts Pilots' winning streak at seven

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The host Morehead City Marlins (6-22) ended the Peninsula Pilots’ seven-game win streak, scoring six runs in the second inning to earn a 10-2 victory. That outburst against losing pitcher Cole Cromer (3-1) was...
  • Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way

     Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way
    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said he can think of many pitchers who didn't get it right in their first trial in the major leagues, and he believes right-hander Erik Johnson is one of those who can turn it around for another shot. Johnson is 10...
  • Simple fix in mind for slumping Tyler Flowers

     Simple fix in mind for slumping Tyler Flowers
    Catcher Tyler Flowers, who was off to an auspicious start offensively this season, is hitless in his last 22 at-bats, dropping his average to .250. "Anytime a guy goes through (what) Tyler's going through, just make it as simple as possible," manager...
  • Kazmir, A's down Yankees, 5-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. Not even a delay caused by a bank of left-field lights going dark Saturday night at O.co Coliseum could derail Scott Kazmir. The Oakland A's handed the left-hander a two-year, $22 million contract after he revived his career last season...
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  • Region track: Host Royals run away with boys title at First Academy

    Region track: Host Royals run away with boys title at First Academy
    First Academy coach Ricky Argro wanted to make sure his boys track and field team stayed in their running lanes mentally. He wanted the Royals focused on the task at hand – Wednesday’s region meet – not all the chatter about their...
  • 1A state track: First Academy boys win 6 events but place 2nd as team | Video

    1A state track: First Academy boys win 6 events but place 2nd as team | Video
    JACKSONVILLE — Michael Taylor lunged to the finish line in the 300-meter hurdles, leaning so far forward on his final stride that he won the race by inches and then tumbled to the track. The First Academy senior bounced back to his feet with a...
  • Quietly, Phillies part ways with one of the 'Cliff Lee trio' ...

     
    Ever so quietly, the Phillies have allowed one of the three pieces that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. brought in from Seattle in the original Cliff Lee deal to "restock" the farm system to leave the organization. Reliever J.C. Ramirez chose to become...
  • Best IronPigs Prospects

     
    My seatmate Daryl and I always are discussing all manner of baseball matters while we watch IronPigs games. One of our topics the other night was shortstop Freddy Galvis and where he ranks with the best Phillies prospects we've seen......
  • Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013

     
    Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013: The strangest injuries in the MLB season, with the best-off-the-field and other stupid ways players got scratched from the lineup or put on the DL. ALSO SEE: World Series 2013 TV schedule Baseball's...
  • BUSH WELL-RESTED FOR TODAY'S START ... KRATZ PROMOTED WHEN ROLLINS GOES ON PATERNITY LEAVE

     
    At least one IronPig is well=rested for Tuesday's 10:35 a.m. Education Day game against Louisville. Starting pitcher Dave Bush headed home at 8 p.m. Monday, missing the bulk of the 13-inning, 4 1/2-hour-plus marathon won by the IronPigs 7-6 on Andres...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, extended version

     
    Reading OF Leandro Castro is continuing his torrid pace since mid-May. Although he had his 11-G hit streak snapped Tuesday, he’s 5-for-12 in three games since and is hitting .383 (64-for-167) since May 16, hitting safely in 37 of his 46 G. Overall...