Taylor Tankersley #57

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Taylor Tankersley MLB Career Stats

168 8-3 4.58 118.0 115 1.52

Taylor Tankersley Bio

  • Full Name: Taylor M. Tankersley
  • Born: 3/7/1983 in Vicksburg, MS
  • Draft: 2004, Florida Marlins, 1st rd. (27th overall)
  • College: Alabama
  • Debut: 6/3/2006
  • Last Game: 8/16/2010
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MLB Career Stats 8 3 4.58 168 0 4 118.0 115 1.52


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Taylor Tankersley Stats

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Season HLD Rank
2006 22 8th in NL
2007 16 22nd in NL

Taylor Tankersley Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2011 LHP Taylor Tankersley elected free agency.
April 5, 2011 LHP Taylor Tankersley assigned to Buffalo Bisons from New York Mets.
January 12, 2011 New York Mets signed free agent LHP Taylor Tankersley to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 13, 2010 LHP Taylor Tankersley elected free agency.
October 6, 2010 Florida Marlins sent LHP Taylor Tankersley outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 19, 2010 Florida Marlins optioned Taylor Tankersley to New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 27, 2010 Florida Marlins recalled Taylor Tankersley from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 19, 2010 Florida Marlins optioned Taylor Tankersley to New Orleans Zephyrs.
October 19, 2009 Taylor Tankersley roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
July 28, 2008 Taylor Tankersley roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
July 3, 2008 Taylor Tankersley roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
July 14, 2007 Taylor Tankersley roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
April 13, 2007 Taylor Tankersley roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
March 23, 2007 Florida Marlins placed LHP Taylor Tankersley on the 15-day disabled list.

Taylor M. Tankersley Bio Info

Taylor M. Tankersley graduated from Warren Central (MS) High School...Was a member of the 5A state championship baseball team as a senior...Attended the University of Alabama...Went 8-5 with seven saves in 25 games, three starts as a junior...His grandfather, Earl Tankersley, played in the St. Louis Browns minor league system and his father, Tom is a nuclear physicist for Entergy Company, a nuclear power plant in Vicksburg, Miss...Created Eric's Legacy Scholarship Fund in memory of a high school friend Eric Smith...The Fund awards one college scholarship each year to a student from Vicksburg, Miss...Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 39th round of the 2001 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign. 2010 Appeared in 27 games, pitching 12.0 innings with the Florida Marlins...Pitched a season-high 1.1 innings on August 13 at Cincinnati...Held lefthanded hitters to a .200 (6-30) batting average...Had six holds for Florida...Began the year with New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League...Was recalled on May 27...Optioned back to New Orleans on August 17...Went 2-1 with one save and a 1.08 ERA (two earned runs/16.2 innings) over his final 17 contests with the Zephyrs. 2009 Missed the entire campaign after having surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left elbow. 2008 Split season between triple-A Albuquerque and Florida, making the Marlins' Opening Day roster out of spring training...marked the first Opening Day roster of his career...In three stints with Marlins, posted a 0-1 record and 8.15 ERA (17.2 IP/16 ER) in 25 games...over 141 career games, owns 108 strikeouts in 106.0 innings pitched...Eclipsed the 1.0 inning mark once, tossing a season-high 1.1 innings on May 30 at PHI...in a situational role, had 11 outings equaling 1.0 inning and nine games at 0.1 inning or less...Allowed a season-high four runs on April 6 vs. PIT and again on May 12 at CIN...At the triple-A level, went 2-1 with a 1.71 ERA (31.2 IP/6 ER) in 29 games with Isotopes. 2007 Went 6-1 with one save and 3.99 ERA in 67 games with Marlins ... established career highs with six wins, 67 games, 47.1 innings, 49 strikeouts ... recorded save (fourth of career) September 25 vs. Chicago-NL, retiring only batter faced ... notched three wins in 13 games in May ... did not allow a run in his six wins combined (5.2 innings) ... Served two stints with Marlins ... began season on 15-day DL with left shoulder tendinitis and was reinstated on April 13 ... went 4-1 with 6.65 ERA in 32 games, before he was optioned to Albuquerque (AAA) on June 29 ... was recalled July 14 and went 2-0 with one save and 1.48 ERA over final 35 appearances ... allowed a run in just two of final 35 games (24.1 innings) ... did not allow a run in final 18 games (10.0 innings) ... Stranded 40 of 50 (80.0 %) inherited runners ... held left-handed hitters to .179 (14x78) average, compared to .301 (28x93) for righthanders... had 1-0 record with 1.93 ERA in seven Interleague games ... Went 0-1 with 4.76 ERA in seven games with Albuquerque ... was 1-0 with 6.75 ERA in four games with Jupiter (A) during rehab from April 2-12. 2006 Went 2-1 with three saves and 2.85 ERA in 49 games during first Major League season...had a team-high 22 holds, finished second on the club with three saves, and fourth in games pitched (49)...Selected from Carolina (AA) on June 2 and made Major League debut on June 3 at Colorado, allowing one hit with one strikeout in 1.0 inning... fanned J.D. Closser for first Major League strikeout...did not allow a run in first eight appearances, covering a total of 5.0 innings...earned first Major League save in fourth outing on June 11 at San Diego, holding the Padres to two hits with two strikeouts in 1.1 innings...notched first Major League win on June 14 vs. Atlanta, fanning two in 1.0 inning...picked up second save on June 16 vs. Toronto...allowed game-winning home run to Adam LaRoche in eighth inning on July 26 at Atlanta and took first Major League loss...notched second win on August 22 vs. Washington after a blown save...earned third save on September 2 at Milwaukee, striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning...Stranded 26 of 39 (66.6 percent) inherited runners...was successful converting three of seven save opportunities...Went 0x2 with two strikeouts at the plate...made first Major League plate appearance on September 12 vs. New York (NL)...Made 22 appearances with Carolina, and went 4-1 with 0.95 ERA...recorded 40 strikeouts and allowed just three earned runs and 14 walks in 28.1 innings. 2005 Split season between Greensboro (A) and Jupiter (A), going combined 3-7 with 4.70 ERA in 16 starts ... Began season in Extended Spring Training, then was assigned to Greensboro on June 14 ... won first start on June 14, allowing three earned run in 6.0 innings at Savannah ... evened record at 2-2 with win on July 6 against Chatanooga, then lost last five decisions (over seven starts) with the Grasshoppers ... lost three straight starts from August 2-12 ... righthanded batters hit .300 (65x217), while left-handers batted .188 (9x48) ... reached the seven-strikeout plateau in three starts, including his final outing with Greensboro on August 12 ... Assigned to Jupiter on August 15, and went 1-0 with 3.38 ERA in four starts ... earned seven-inning, complete-game win on August 27 against Vero Beach, allowing one run (unearned) on three hits ... Played for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League ... was 2-1 with two saves and 6.35 ERA in nine games ... saves marked the first two saves of his pro career. 2004 Went 1-1 with 3.38 ERA in six starts with Jamestown ... made pro debut on July 30 against Vermont and earned no decision, allowing no hits or runs in 3.0 innings ... did not allow a run until his third start on August 12 at Mahoning Valley ... picked up first pro win on August 18 at Batavia, tossing 6.0 innings of shutout ball ... recorded season-high seven strikeouts and took first loss in final start of season, on August 30 against Staten Island.