Joah Taylor, real name Joshua-Douglas James Naylor is a professional baseball from Canada. He is currently with the Cleveland Indians baseball team and plays as a first baseman and outfielder.
He was born Born on June 22, 1997, in Mississauga, Canada. He played baseball as an amateur at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario and Texas Tech University.
The Miami Marlins selected Josh in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft. He signed with the Marlins and was given $2.25 million as a signing bonus. He made his professional debut that year with the Gulf Coast Marlins of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League.
Josh spent the 2016 season with the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League. He was traded to the San Diego Padres in July 2016. The Padres assigned him to play with Lake Elsinore during the 2017 season.
He made his MLB debut in May 2019 for the Padres before they traded him to the Cleveland Indians on August 31, 2020.
Josh Naylor Siblings: Meet Noah Naylor and Miles Naylor
Josh Naylor has two brothers. They are Noah Naylor and Miles Naylor. Both brothers are also baseball players.
Josh’s brother, Noah also plays for the Cleveland Indians. He was drafted by the Indians in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft.
Miles on the hand is the youngest among his brothers and is determined to follow in the footsteps of his siblings. He is still in college at Texas Tech University where he plays college baseball for the Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball team.