Tyrone Anthony Taylor is a Major League Baseball center fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers in the United States.
Taylor was picked in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers out of Torrance High School in Torrance, California.
He had enrolled with California State University, Fullerton, to play collegiate baseball, but he instead signed with the Brewers.
Taylor debuted professionally with the Helena Brewers that year, as well as the Arizona League Brewers. He hit .387/.434/.667 with two home runs in 75 at-bats across 18 games.
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers were his team for the 2013 season. He hit .274/.338/.400 with eight home runs in 485 at-bats in 122 games.
Prior to the 2014 season, Baseball America ranked him as the Brewers’ second-best prospect. He began the season with the Brevard County Manatees in Brevard County, Florida.
Tyrone Taylor hit for the cycle on his mother’s 35th birthday, April 29, 2014, against the Clearwater Threshers. It was the first cycle in the history of the Brevard County Manatees.
He hit .273/.326/.388/.714 with 6 home runs and 68 RBI while splitting the 2014 season between the Brevard County Manatees and the Huntsville Stars.
He hit .260/.312/.337/.649 with the Biloxi Shuckers in 2015, with three home runs and 43 RBI.
In 2016, he returned to Biloxi and hit .232/.303/.327/.630 with 9 home runs and 34 RBI.
Due to hamstring problems, he split the 2017 season between the AZL Brewers and Biloxi, hitting .287/.355/.509/.864 with 5 home runs and 13 RBI in only 25 games.
Where Did The Brewers Get Tyrone Taylor?
Taylor was picked in the second round of the 2012 MLB draft out of Torrance High School in Torrance, California by the Milwaukee Brewers.