Blake Michael Taylor is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros as well as a member of the Great Britain national baseball team.
Taylor was selected in the second round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 2020, he made his MLB debut.
Taylor grew up in Dana Point, California, and attended Dana Hills High School. Taylor was selected 51st overall in the second round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Taylor started his professional career with the GCL Pirates in 2013, going 0–2 with a 2.57 ERA in 21 innings.
Taylor was dealt to the New York Mets as the PTBNL on June 14, 2014, in a trade that also sent Zack Thornton to the Mets for Ike Davis.
Taylor pitched for the GCL Mets and the Kingsport Mets in 2014, compiling a combined 4–1 with a 3.95 ERA in 40+13 innings.
Taylor divided his 2015 season between the GCL and the Brooklyn Cyclones, going 0–0 with a 2.25 ERA in 12 innings pitched.
Taylor pitched five innings for Kingsport in 2016, going 0–0 with a 4.15 ERA in 8+23 innings. He was named to the Great Britain national baseball squad for the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualification in September.
What Team Is Blake Taylor On?
Blake Taylor is on the Houston Astros team. He joined the Astros in 2019.