Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman Taylor Michael Jones currently plays for the Houston Astros. On December 6, 1993, Jones was born in the United States.
He attended Gonzaga University throughout his college baseball career. The Houston Astros selected Jones in the 2016 MLB draft in the 19th round. In 2020, he will make his Major League Baseball debut.
Covington Washington High School, where Jones played basketball and baseball, was Kentwood High School.
His senior baseball season saw him lead his team to the 4A state title. Prior to enrolling at Gonzaga, he was an undrafted free agent in the 2012 MLB draft and decided to pursue his education there.
As a freshman at Gonzaga, Jones had an earned-run average of 5.29 in 17 innings pitched. He also had a.233 batting average in 28 games that season.
As a sophomore in 2014, he had a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.71. He also had a batting average of.211 in 29 games, with one home run.
In 2015, his junior year, he began putting all of his energy toward first base and hitting. During the 44 games he appeared in, he had a batting average of.358, five home runs, and 30 runs batted in.
After the season, he was picked by the Chicago Cubs in the 35th round of the MLB draft, but he chose not to join the team.
During his prior season of summer collegiate baseball, he played for the Anchorage Bucs of the Alaska Baseball League.
Does Taylor Jones Have Any Kids?
At the present, he does not have any children, according to reports.