Nationals Journal: Taylor Jordan


Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 off Taylor Jordan

The slugging first baseman hit career home run No. 499 in the first inning and No. 500 in the fifth inning, both off Nationals starter Taylor Jordan.

By James Wagner  |  09:09 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Taylor Jordan states his case as Matt Williams mulls decision

Taylor Jordan made his final statement in the Nationals’ fifth starter competition and left Matt Williams with a tough choice.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:27 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Taylor Jordan answers, Ross Detwiler relieves, etc.

Needing to answer Tanner Roark’s impressive start yesterday, Taylor Jordan recovered from an odd first inning and cruised.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:22 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Taylor Jordan’s rough start, Michael Gonzalez’s debut -- and other notes

The right-handed starter wasn’t happy with his command and Manager Matt Williams wants to stay aggressive with his fastball.

By James Wagner  |  07:52 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Gonzalez, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 03/08/2014

Taylor Jordan strikes out six of 12 batters

The right-hander, who is competing for a rotation spot, shows what improves secondary pitches can produce.

By James Wagner  |  06:16 PM ET, 03/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Taylor Jordan’s first start, Michael Taylor’s play -- and other notes from Game 1

Taylor Jordan allows one hit over two innings in first start of the spring and A.J. Cole follows up with two scoreless innings in Nationals’ 5-4 win over Mets.

By James Wagner  |  07:12 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aj cole, matt williams, Micahel Taylor, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Taylor Jordan to start Nationals’ Grapefruit League opener Friday

The right-hander competing for the fifth starter’s spot will start against the Mets in Port St. Lucie.

By James Wagner  |  07:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doug fister, Gio Gonzalez, Injuries, Josh Johnson, rafael soriano, Rotation, Starting pitchers, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 10:36 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Taylor Jordan won’t be slowed after rehabbing broken ankle

Taylor Jordan broke his ankle early in the offseason, but it will not affect him this spring.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:36 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Billy Burns named Nationals’ minor league player of the year, Taylor Jordan named pitcher of the year

Tony Renda is also given the inaugural Bob Boone award.

By James Wagner  |  02:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Burns, Minor leagues, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 08/18/2013

Taylor Jordan reflects on his season and shutdown

The right-hander is shut down at 142 innings and a back injury, but he is looking forward to adding a fourth pitch next season.

By James Wagner  |  03:37 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Taylor Jordan shut down for the season, Tyler Moore returns

The Nationals didn't want to risk any injury so they placed right-hander is placed on the DL with a back strain, ending his season.

By James Wagner  |  08:16 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Taylor Jordan, Tyler Moore, Washington Nationals

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Taylor Jordan lands on the disabled list, Tyler Moore returns and lineups

The right-handed starter lands on the DL with a lower back strain and the right-handed hitter is back from Syracuse.

By James Wagner  |  03:37 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lineups, Taylor Jordan, Tyler Moore

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Drew Storen's strong return

The reliever tossed a scoreless inning in his first appearance since returning from the minors.

By James Wagner  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Ian Krol, Nationals' pitchers, Pitchers, Ross Ohlendorf, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Updates Ross Detwiler, Ross Ohlendorf and Taylor Jordan

Ohlendorf is expected to make another rehab start later this week, Detwiler is about a week away from baseball activities and Jordan is feeling the wear of this season's workload.

By James Wagner  |  07:29 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ross detwiler, Ross Ohlendorf, Taylor Jordan, Washington Nationals

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 08/11/2013

Taylor Jordan will get another start, and more from the Nationals' win

The Nationals' 8-5 victory over the Phillies belonged to Jayson Werth, but the key moments and important contributors came bursting out of the box score.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:28 AM ET, 08/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2013

Taylor Jordan nearing innings limit as Ross Ohlendorf nears return

Taylor Jordan could soon be replaced by Ross Ohlendorf in the Nationals' rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ross Ohlendorf, Rotation, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Taylor Jordan continues to improve

The 24-year-old rookie has provided solid performances in crucial starts to help stabilize the back of the rotation.

By James Wagner  |  01:22 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Uncertainty abounds for the Nationals' pitching staff, including Drew Storen

The Nationals' pitching staff will be shuffled this weekend. How and whether or not the changes include Drew Storen remain to be seen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, pitching staff, Taylor Jordan, trade deadline

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Davey Johnson: Taylor Jordan has 20 to 30 innings left before shutdown

The right-handed rookie who underwent Tommy John surgery 19 months ago could have about one month's worth of starts left this season.

By James Wagner  |  08:09 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Davey Johnson not pushing the Nationals to trade for a starter

The back of the Nationals' rotation faces many questions, but Davey Johnson isn't angling for an addition -- yet.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  starting rotation, Taylor Jordan, trade deadline

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 07/04/2013

Taylor Jordan: 'I think this is how it should've gone'

Despite earning a no-decision, Washington rookie pitcher Taylor Jordan settled into his second career start Thursday against Milwaukee.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:19 PM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Taylor Jordan's rise from unheralded prospect, Tommy John surgery

The 24-year-old shot through the minors after elbow surgery and is scheduled to make his major league debut on Saturday.

By James Wagner  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Davey Johnson talks Saturday starter, Bryce Harper rehab plan

Taylor Jordan likely to get the start while Bryce Harper eyes a Monday return to the lineup

By Brandon Parker  |  04:20 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Taylor Jordan appears to be best bet to replace Dan Haren

As Dan Haren adjusts to life on the DL, the Nationals search for his replacement.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan haren, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Nationals' midseason minor league all-stars

The Nationals, who have 10 midseason Class A all-stars, have plenty to choose from for an organization-wide all-star team.

By Lacy Lusk  |  12:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minor League Report, Robbie Ray, Taylor Jordan