Former GC Baseball Player going Strong in Double-A

Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor

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JACKSON, Tenn. – Former Georgia College Baseball pitcher Josh Taylor (2014) continues to impress at the next level, and is a regular member of the rotation for the Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Taylor has made 11 starts on the season for the 19-23 Generals, going 4-4 with a 4.26 ERA. He has 47 strikeouts over his 57 innings thus far this season. The southpaw had an amazing start May 28 at Jacksonville, going 7 1/3 innings with eight hits and a single run, striking out 10 Jumbo Shrimp batters. The former Bobcat has gone five innings or more in 10 of his 11 starts this season.

Taylor played one year at Georgia College after transferring from Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. He started 15 games for the Bobcats in 2014, going 7-4 with a 5.62 ERA and compiling 57 strikeouts over 83 1/3 innings.

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