What Happened To Taylor Rogers?

Taylor Rogers

Taylor Allen Rogers, an American pitcher with the Major League Baseball San Diego Padres, was born on December 17, 1990. (MLB). He made his major league debut in 2016 with the Minnesota Twins, and in 2021 he was selected to the All-Star Game.



Rogers played for both the Beloit Snappers and Elizabethton Twins in his first season as a professional after signing with the Twins. He was 4-3 with a 2.27 ERA in 15 games (ten starts) for both teams.

Rogers began the 2013 season with the Cedar Rapids Kernels before being promoted to the Fort Myers Miracle midway through the year. Rogers was 11-7 with a 2.88 ERA in 25 games between the two teams, 24 of which were starts.



He pitched for the New Britain Rock Cats in 2014, compiling an 11-6 record with a 3.29 ERA in 24 games started, and he played for the Rochester Red Wings in 2015, compiling an 11-12 record with a 3.98 ERA in 28 games (27 starts).

After the 2015 season, the Twins added Rogers to their 40-man roster. He joined Rochester at the start of 2016.

Rogers was promoted to the major leagues on April 13, 2016, and the following day he made his major league debut. On April 19, he was given the choice to go to Rochester, then on May 17, he was called back to Minnesota.


He spent the remainder of the season with Minnesota after being promoted on May 17; in 57 bullpen appearances, he had a 3-1 record and a 3.96 ERA.

Rogers pitched with the Twins for the whole 2017 season, compiling a 7-3 record, a 3.07 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, and a major-league-best 30 holds in 55+2/3 innings.

The next year, Rogers pitched for Minnesota in 72 games and recorded a 1-2 record in 68+13 innings. In 2019, Rogers served as the setup player before being appointed as the closer.

He had an ERA of 2.61, 90 strikeouts in 69 innings, and 30 saves out of 36 chances. Rogers pitched in 21 games in 2020, going 2-4 with a 4.05 ERA and 9 saves.

Rogers was chosen for the 2021 All-Star Game on July 12, 2021.

The Twins dealt Brent Rooker, Rogers, and cash to the San Diego Padres on April 7, 2022, in exchange for Chris Paddack, Emilio Pagán, and a player whose identity will be revealed later.

What Happened To Taylor Rogers?

What Happened To Taylor Rogers? Taylor Rogers suffered a middle finger sprain. Rogers had a strong rebound season in 2021 after a difficult year in 2020, and he was on his way to becoming an All-Star until he suffered a middle finger injury only four days before the trade deadline on July 30.



If he had not been injured, he likely would have been traded at that time.