American professional baseball player Joseph Taylor Ward, who plays third base and outfield for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball, was born on December 14, 1993.
The Angels selected Ward with the 26th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft. He debuted in the MLB in 2018. Ward began his career with the Orem Owlz before moving up to the Burlington Bees.
In 201 at-bats for the two teams, he hit a combined.348 (2nd among minor league Angels players)/.457/.438 with three home runs, 31 RBIs, and six stolen bases. He received the Pioneer League Mid-Season All-Star honor .
Ward played 87 games for both the Mobile BayBears and the 66ers in 2017, batting a combined.258/.368/.390 with nine home runs and 49 RBIs.
He switched from catcher to the third baseman before the 2018 season. On August 14, 2018, he received his first call to the major leagues, and that same day, he made his MLB debut.
Injuries to his groin forced Ward to start the 2022 season on the 10-day injury list. On April 16, 2022, he faced the Texas Rangers for the first time and went 2-for-3 with a solo home run.
Ward’s first multi-homer game, a 3–0 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on April 25, 2022, marked the first time he had hit two home homers.
During the week of April 25–May 1, Ward batted.448 with a.484 on-base percentage, 1.000 slugging percentage, 10 runs scored, and 11 RBIs. He was selected as the American League Player of the Week.
Does Taylor Ward Have Any Kids?
There is no information that Ward has any children as of 2022.