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Former Bobcat Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week

Former Bobcat Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week


MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Former Georgia College Baseball lefty Josh Taylor (2014) couldn't have had a better start to his first week in Double-A, tossing two gems for the Mobile BayBears and winning Southern League Pitcher of the Week honors.

Taylor started his Double-A stint with the Arizona Diamondbacks farm club by tossing 15 shutout innings over two starts. Taylor threw a complete-game shutout against the Pensecola Blue Wahoos, then went seven more innings with just one run in beating the Mississippi Braves.

Over the week, he finished with 16 innings scattering 11 hits for just one run. Taylor didn't walk a batter, and fanned 10.

The former Bobcat played one year at Georgia College after transferring from Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Taylor started 15 games for the Bobcats in 2014, going 7-4 with a 5.62 ERA and compiling 57 strikeouts over 83 1/3 innings.

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