Taylor Michael Jones was born on December 6, 1993, in Kent, Washington, Taylor plays first base and outfield for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. He is American (MLB).
Jones played baseball and basketball while a student at Kentwood High School in Covington, Washington. As a senior in 2012, he guided them to a 4A baseball state championship
He was regrettably not selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Therefore, he decided to enroll at Gonzaga University, where he played baseball in college.
The Houston Astros selected Jones in the 19th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. He hit his first professional home run off Zach Davies of the San Diego Padres on August 22, 2020. Jones had 21 at-bats in the 2020 season, hitting.190 with one home run and three RBIs.
Jones played in 35 games for the Astros in 2021, going.245/.269/.402 with two home runs and 16 RBIs in 102 at-bats.
When it was revealed that Taylor Jones had a back injury on Friday morning, it lessened some of the Houston Astros’ Opening Day mystery and made it more likely that he wouldn’t make the squad in Los Angeles.
However, Jones is nearing the end of his lower-back injury rehabilitation after missing the first two months of the 2022 season.