Taylor Teagarden

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  • 6' 0"/210

Taylor Teagarden MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.202 21 70 0 .637

Taylor Teagarden Bio

  • Full Name: Taylor Hill Teagarden
  • Born: 12/21/1983 in Dallas, TX
  • Draft: 2005, Texas Rangers, 3rd rd. (99th overall)
  • College: Texas
  • Debut: July 18, 2008
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 510 57 103 21 70 0 .202 .260 .637

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Taylor Teagarden Stats

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Taylor Teagarden Advanced Stats

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Awards

Taylor Teagarden Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Bakersfield CAL

Baseball America Short-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Spokane NOR

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Frisco TEX

Taylor Teagarden Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 30, 2015 C Taylor Teagarden elected free agency.
October 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent C Taylor Teagarden outright to Iowa Cubs.
October 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated C Taylor Teagarden.
October 11, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Iowa Cubs.
August 4, 2015 Chicago Cubs sent C Taylor Teagarden outright to Iowa Cubs.
August 2, 2015 Chicago Cubs designated C Taylor Teagarden for assignment.
July 4, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Iowa Cubs.
April 18, 2015 C Taylor Teagarden assigned to Iowa Cubs from AZL Cubs.
April 7, 2015 C Taylor Teagarden assigned to AZL Cubs from Iowa Cubs.
January 12, 2015 C Taylor Teagarden assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 28, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed free agent C Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 1, 2014 C Taylor Teagarden elected free agency.
July 31, 2014 New York Mets sent C Taylor Teagarden outright to Las Vegas 51s.
July 19, 2014 New York Mets sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to Las Vegas 51s.
July 17, 2014 New York Mets sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
July 12, 2014 New York Mets sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
June 24, 2014 New York Mets placed C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 22, 2014. Strained left hamstring
June 8, 2014 New York Mets selected the contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Las Vegas 51s.
March 31, 2014 C Taylor Teagarden assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
January 6, 2014 New York Mets signed free agent C Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 1, 2013 C Taylor Teagarden elected free agency.
September 5, 2013 Baltimore Orioles sent C Taylor Teagarden outright to Norfolk Tides.
September 1, 2013 Baltimore Orioles designated Taylor Teagarden for assignment.
June 4, 2013 Baltimore Orioles activated C Taylor Teagarden from the 15-day disabled list.
May 31, 2013 Baltimore Orioles sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
April 28, 2013 Baltimore Orioles placed C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day disabled list. Dislocated left thumb.
April 28, 2013 Taylor Teagarden roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
July 14, 2012 Baltimore Orioles activated C Taylor Teagarden from the 60-day disabled list.
July 11, 2012 sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to Delmarva Shorebirds.
July 5, 2012 GCL Orioles sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to Bowie Baysox.
July 2, 2012 sent C Taylor Teagarden on a rehab assignment to GCL Orioles.
May 9, 2012 Baltimore Orioles transferred C Taylor Teagarden from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 4, 2012 Baltimore Orioles placed C Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2012. strained back
December 1, 2011 Texas Rangers Traded C Taylor Teagarden to Baltimore Orioles and Delmarva Shorebirds Traded RHP Randy Henry to Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
November 2, 2011 Taylor Teagarden roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
August 24, 2011 Texas Rangers optioned C Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock Express.
July 28, 2011 Texas Rangers recalled Taylor Teagarden from Round Rock Express.
July 4, 2011 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock Express.
June 12, 2011 Texas Rangers recalled Taylor Teagarden from Round Rock Express.
May 23, 2011 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock Express.
May 18, 2011 Texas Rangers recalled Taylor Teagarden from Round Rock Express.
May 6, 2011 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock Express.
April 20, 2011 Texas Rangers recalled Taylor Teagarden from Round Rock Express.
March 29, 2011 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock Express.
March 29, 2011 Taylor Teagarden assigned to Round Rock Express.
November 2, 2010 Taylor Teagarden roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
October 6, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned C Taylor Teagarden to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2010 Texas Rangers recalled C Taylor Teagarden from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 23, 2010 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 24, 2010 Texas Rangers recalled Taylor Teagarden from Frisco RoughRiders.
May 12, 2010 Taylor Teagarden assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 27, 2010 Texas Rangers optioned Taylor Teagarden to Oklahoma City RedHawks.

Taylor Hill Teagarden Bio Info

Taylor Hill Teagarden attended Creekview High School in Carrollton, TX...His No. 13 was retired by the school on December 5, 2008...Played three seasons at the University of Texas, compiling a .305 (208-682) average with 22 home runs and 125 RBI in 198 games, 191 starts…Was the starting catcher for the Longhorns' 2005 College World Series championship team that defeated Florida.

2013

Made his first Baltimore Opening Day roster...Went to the 15-Day Disabled List, April 28-June 4, with a dislocated left thumb...Hit home runs in consecutive games (June 19 and June 22) for the third time in his career...Collected a career high-tying three hits, August 14 at Arizona, his only multi-hit game of the season...Designated for Assignment on September 1.

2012 Began season on the DL with a strained back before being activated, 7/15...Started 15 games behind the plate, with the O's going 10-5 in those games...Had as many RBI as hits (9) ... Hit first career walk-off HR in first game with O's, 7/14 vs. DET in the 13th inning, becoming the first player in franchise history to do so, according to Elias ... Snapped 1-for-25 skid with game-winning RBI double in the 10th inning, 8/5 @TB ... Collected first two-hit game as an Oriole (2B & HR), 8/30 vs. CWS ... Hit go-ahead 2RBI 2B in the 7th inning, 9/13 vs. TB ... Had pinch-hit, game-winning RBI single in the 18th, 9/18 @SEA, his 4th go-ahead or GW hit in the 7th inning or later ... Batted .250/.424/.375 in 9 rehab games with Gulf Coast, Class-A Delmarva and Double-A Bowie (3G each) 2011 Opened the season with Triple-A Round Rock ... Batted .285/.376/.589 in 42 games (151 AB) for the Express ... Had two three hit games, May 8 vs. Nashville and July 23 vs. Omaha ... Blasted three home runs and collected 7 RBI in May 8 game ... Batted .347/.410/.640 in 20 road games ... Had four stints with the Rangers: April 20-May 6, May 18-23, June 12-July 4 and July 28-August 24 ... Batted .235/.278/.294 in 14 games (34 AB) for Texas ... Had season-high three hits, July 1 vs. Florida (2-2B and 2RBI). 2010 Appeared in 28 games with 22 starts behind the plate in 3 stints with Texas ... his .155 batting average was the 5th-lowest in the majors among position players with at least 70 at-bats ... opened the season with the Rangers and became the starting catcher when Jarrod Saltalamacchia was injured in the first week of the season ... was hitless in his first 22 at-bats of the season and was 3-for-27 in 10 games/starts when optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on April 27. Was recalled from Double-A Frisco on July 24 and was 4-for-14 with 3 homers and 5 RBI in first 4 games with an at-bat ... went 3- for-15 in next 6 games before option to Oklahoma City on Aug. 23...was recalled on Sept. 3 and was 2-for-15 in 7 games the rest of the year...fanned 34 times in 71 bats (47.9%) ... fielded .989 (2 E/182 TC) and threw out 3 of 18 runners attempting to steal. 2009 Started second most games behind the plate on club to Jarrod Saltalamacchia's 82...hit just .217, 11th-lowest in the A.L. among players with at least 200 plate appearances...fanned in 38.4% of his at-bats (76 K's)...hit .288 (15-52) vs. lefties, but .192 (28-146) against right-handers...went 1-for-15 (.067) over first 5 games, then batted .357 (10-28) in next 9 contests from April 27-May 29 to raise average to season-high .256...played just 7 games in May, but went 8-for-22 (.364)...hit .150 (12-80) next 23 contests from June 4-Aug. 15, dropping average to .187, lowest after that season-opening drought...beginning Aug. 16, had a .267 (20-75) average in final 23 games...did not hit his first home run until July 8 at Los Angeles (AL) with all 6 of his long balls coming in span of 20 contests from July 8-Aug. 21...had a .985 (6 E/397 TC) fielding percentage in 60 total games behind the plate...threw out 15-of-44 (34.1%) attempted base stealers...had team high 5 passed balls...was in the lineup for just 27 of Texas' first 105 games through Aug. 4 but started 27 of final 57 contests with injury to Saltalamacchia...did not start consecutive games until July 22 and 24, excluding the All-Star break...started season-high 4 straight contests to end the year...batted .212 with 3 homers and 8 RBI in 13 games for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League. 2008 Batted .319 with 6 home runs, 5 doubles, and 17 RBI in 16 games for Texas...had a .396 on-base percentage and an .809 slugging mark...11 of his 15 hits went for extra bases...had 2 stints with Texas, July 18-20 and Sept. 1-end of season...hit .462 (6- 13) with runners in scoring position...recalled on July 18 to open the second "half" with Texas, and was on roster for only a 3-game series at Minnesota July 18-20...made his major league debut with a start behind the plate on July 18 at Minnesota, going 0-for-3 with 2 strikeouts...would hit safely in his next 8 big league games after the 0-fer debut...did not play in the series' middle game, then started series finale on July 20 (see separate note)...optioned after the game to allow his participation in Olympics...recalled again Sept. 1 and entered that night in the 5th inning as a defensive replacement against Seattle in Arlington, his first home game...recorded his 2nd big league hit in his next at-bat, a go-ahead 3-run homer in the 5th off Carlos Silva, giving Texas a 6-4 lead in eventual 12-6 defeat...joined Cleveland's Michael Aubrey as the only big league players to homer for their first 2 major league hits in 2008...had a career-high 5 RBI on Sept. 15 vs. Detroit while batting in the no. 9 slot, one of only 6 players in the majors in 2008 to post that many RBI in a game out of the last slot in the batting order...it also marked just the 7th time in Texas team history for a batter hitting last to have at least 5 RBI in a game...had 16 RBI in September, 3rd-most RBI among Rangers for the month despite appearing in only 14 games. 2007 Split season with Bakersfield (A) and Frisco (AA), batting .310 (122-394) with 27 home runs, 28 doubles, 83 RBI and 94 runs scored in 110 games...named Second Team Minor League All-Star by Baseball America...also selected as catcher on Baseball America's High-A All-Star team...led Texas minor leaguers in average and tied for fifth in RBI...opened at Bakersfield, leading the Blaze in runs scored (75) and ranking second in doubles (25), home runs (20), and RBI (67)...was on DL from April 20-May 9 with a right elbow strain, and had his starts behind the plate limited the rest of the season...earned Rangers minor league player of the month honors in May, batting .338 with 8 HR and 18 RBI in 21 games...had a 14-game hit streak June 22-July 5...was promoted to Frisco on July 28 and hit .294 in 29 games...batted .391 (18-46) in first 13 games for RoughRiders...homered in 3 straight to end the season, Aug. 31-Sept. 2...played for Surprise Rafters in Arizona Fall League, batting .271 (13- 48) with 3 HR, a double, and 10 RBI in 12 games...had 10 starts behind the plate and 2 as DH. 2006 Began season on the disabled list after undergoing "Tommy John" ligament transplant surgery on his right elbow in November 2005...also had surgery on his back...activated from the DL on Aug. 6 and assigned to Arizona Rangers (rookie)...appeared in 7 games, all as DH...had only one hit, an RBI single in his first game. 2005 Made his professional debut with Spokane (A) of the Northwest League, batting .281 (27-96) with 5 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs and 16 RBI in 31 games...ranked by Baseball America as the Northwest League's 3rd-best prospect following the season...also tabbed by the same publication as the Rangers' 9th-best prospect and as the best defensive catcher among Texas prospects...received an invitation to major league spring training, but will not participate after undergoing right elbow ligament replacement surgery during the off-season.

Summary: Signed with the Rangers on August 1 and was assigned to Spokane...ranked T4th in the Northwest League with 4 triples in just 96 at-bats...went hitless in first 14 at-bats over 5 games to start professional career...recorded first pro hit with a first inning single on August 8 vs. Boise...batted .200 (6-30) over first 11 games...hit safely in 7 of next 8 games from August 14-24 at .500 (13- 26) to raise average to season-high .339...batted .200 (8-40) over final 12 games to finish the season at .281...recorded multiple hits in 8 contests, including season-high 3 hits on 3 occasions...went 3-4 with a double, 2 home runs and 5 RBI on August 10 at Boise...homered in consecutive games on August 14-15 and August 22-24...totaled 3 triples over a 2-game span, September 1- 2...recorded two 3-baggers on September 2 vs. Tri-City...hit .310 (13-42) in 14 home games and .259 (14-54) in 17 road contests...batted .158 (3-19) against left-handers and .312 (24-77) against right-handers...hit .356 (16-45) in 16 games in the 7th spot of the batting order...appeared in 22 games at catcher and 9 as designated hitter...did not commit an error in 188 total chances behind the plate and threw out 6 of 16 (37.5 %) runners attempting to steal...appeared in all 5 playoff games for the NWL champions, batting .200 (4-20) with 2 doubles and 3 RBI.