Taylor Jones

Taylor Jones

Height/Weight: 6' 7"/230 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Kent, Washington
College: Gonzaga
Draft: 2016 19th round by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Houston hosts Los Angeles after McCullers Jr.'s strong performance

    Los Angeles Angels (16-19, fifth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (19-17, second in the AL West) Houston; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Andrew Heaney (1-2, 4.11 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 44 strikeouts) Astros: Jose Urquidy (3-2, 3.51 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 29 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -118, Angels +101; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Houston heads into the matchup after a dominant performance by Lance McCullers. McCullers threw eight innings, giving up one run on three hits with nine strikeouts against Los Angeles. The Astros are 14-8 against teams from the AL West. Houston has a team on-base percentage of .322, good for third in the American League. Yuli Gurriel leads the team with a mark of .412. The Angels have gone 7-10 against division opponents. Los Angeles has hit 47 home runs this season, fourth in the American League. Shohei Ohtani leads them with 10, averaging one every 13.2 at-bats. The Astros won the last meeting 5-1. Lance McCullers Jr. secured his third victory and Gurriel went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Houston. Aaron Slegers took his first loss for Los Angeles. TOP PERFORMERS: Gurriel leads the Astros with 17 extra base hits and is batting .333. Jared Walsh leads the Angels with 29 RBIs and is batting .339. LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .266 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs Angels: 3-7, .230 batting average, 5.22 ERA, outscored by 16 runs INJURIES: Astros: Justin Verlander: (elbow), Framber Valdez: (finger), Blake Taylor: (ankle), Austin Pruitt: (elbow), Enoli Paredes: (right side), Jake Odorizzi: (right pronator muscle), Josh James: (hip), Pedro Baez: (right shoulder). Angels: Chris Rodriguez: (shoulder), Junior Guerra: (groin), Alex Cobb: (finger), Luke Bard: (hip), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Anthony Rendon: (knee), Jose Iglesias: (back), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow), Max Stassi: (concussion). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press

  • Shohei Ohtani a one-man highlight show in Angels' loss to Astros
    LA Times

    Shohei Ohtani a one-man highlight show in Angels' loss to Astros

    Shohei Ohtani strikes out 10 before spending a little time playing in right field during the Angels' 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros.

  • MLB.com

    CG: LAA@HOU - 5/11/21

    Condensed Game: Michael Brantley hit a go-ahead RBI single and Yuli Gurriel crushed a three-run home run to lead the Astros to a 5-1 win