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John Taylor
John Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florence, S.C.

High School:
Florence Darlington Tech

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R-R

03/13/2014

Baseball Hosts Ole Miss In Top 25 Matchup This Weekend

Gamecocks enter with 16-0 record; Ole Miss brings in a 16-2 record

02/15/2012

Opening Day Festivities Planned For South Carolina-VMI On Friday

South Carolina National Guard Band to Perform National Anthem

02/08/2012

Gov. Nikki Haley Honors Gamecock Baseball Team on Wednesday

Carolina Day at the State House held today

11/10/2011

South Carolina Baseball Holds 2011 Banquet

Team receive National Championship and Southeastern Conference Championship rings

11/10/2011

2011 South Carolina Baseball Banquet

2011 South Carolina Baseball Banquet

John Taylor Career Stats

2011 - 2011 MLB Draft Selection (22nd round/Seattle Mariners) ... Holds school's single-season record for appearances with 50 ... Earned All-America honors from CollegeBaseballinsider.com ... Impressive season out of the bullpen with an 8-1 record and a 1.14 ERA in 50 appearances and 71.1 innings pitched; opponents hit just .185 against him ... Two scoreless innings of relief in 2-1 win over Florida in game one of championship series at College World Series (6/27) ... Picked up win in 7-1 victory over Virginia (6/21) at College World Series; allowed just one hit in 4.1 scoreless innings ... One scoreless inning of relief in 5-4 win over Texas A&M at College World Series (6/19) ... 1.2 scoreless innings to pick up the win in 8-2 win over Connecticut in NCAA Super Regional (6/12) ... Closed out 5-1 win over Connecticut in NCAA Super Regional retiring both batters he faced (6/11) ... Earned win in 8-2 victory over Stetson in NCAA Regional (6/5); allowed one run on two hits in 1.2 innings ... Struck out lone batter he faced in 2-1 win over Georgia Southern in NCAA Regional (6/3) ... One perfect inning of relief in 4-2 loss vs. Georgia (5/27) ... Three scoreless innings of relief in 7-2 loss vs. Vanderbilt (5/26) ... Scoreless inning of relief in 6-3 win at Alabama (5/20) ... 2.1 hitless innings of relief in 2-1 loss at Alabama (5/19) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 7-1 win over Arkansas (5/15) ... Allowed one run on three hits in 1.1 innings with three strikeouts in 6-5 win over Arkansas (5/14) ... Struck out both batters he faced in 6-1 win over Presbyterian (5/10) ... One perfect inning of relief in 6-1 win at Ole Miss (5/6) ... 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed and three strikeouts in 7-3 win over Auburn (5/1) ... One perfect inning of relief to earn win in 2-1 victory vs. Auburn (4/29) ... 0.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout in 9-6 win vs. Liberty (4/26) ... Career-high four innings pitched, just one run allowed and three strikeouts to pick up the win in 13-4 victory at Mississippi State (4/24) ... 2.1 scoreless innings with just one hit allowed and two strikeouts in 8-2 win at Mississippi State (4/22) ... Two scoreless innings with just one hit allowed and two strikeouts in 8-3 win at College of Charleston (4/19) ... 2.2 scoreless innings with just one hit allowed in 6-4 loss to Vanderbilt (4/16) ... 2.2 scoreless innings with just two hits allowed and three strikeouts in 2-0 loss to The Citadel (4/12) ... 1.2 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts in 2-0 win at Tennessee (4/8) ... Quality relief outing in 4-1 win over Kentucky (4/3); worked 2.1 innings and allowed one run on three hhits with four strikeouts and two walks ... 1.2 scoreless innings with just one hit and one walk allowed in 4-3 win over Kentucky (4/2) ... Earned second win of the year with two hitless innings of relief, with three strikeouts in 6-4 win over The Citadel (3/30) ... Key relief outing with 1.2 scoreless innings and just two hits allowed in 4-3 win at Florida (3/27) ... 0.2 perfect innings of relief with a strikeout in 9-2 win at Florida (3/25) ... Worked 2.1 hitless innings with one strikeout in 8-3 win over Georgia (3/20) ... One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 2-1 win over Georgia (3/19) ... Allowed one run on one hit with three strikeouts and a walk in two innings of 4-2 loss to Georgia (3/18) ... Worked three innings and did not allow a run or hit while striking out three batters in 4-2 loss to Furman (3/15) ... One scoreless inning of relief with a strikeout in 5-2 win over CSU Bakersfield (3/12) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts in 5-1 win over CSU Bakersfield (3/11) ... 0.2 scoreless innings in 10-5 loss at Clemson (3/4)Three scoreless relief appearances vs. Southern Illinois; allowed just one hit in four innings with eight strikeouts out of the pen ... Picked up win in 9-4 victory over Southern Illinois (2/27); 2.2 innings of relief allowed just one hit while striking out career-high five batters ... One perfect inning of relief in 4-0 win over Southern Illinois, striking out the side in the ninth inning (2/26) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 10-6 win over Southern Illinois (2/25) ... 1.1 hitless innings of relief with a strikeout in 12-5 win over Santa Clara (2/18).

2010 - One perfect inning of relief in 2-1 win over UCLA in national championship series victory (6/29) ... One perfect inning of relief in 3-2 win over Oklahoma at College World Series (6/24) ... Two scoreless innings of relief with one hit allowed and one strikeout to pick up a win in 5-3 win at Arkansas (5/16) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 10-2 win over Charleston Southern (5/12) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 9-3 loss at Kentucky (5/9) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 14-6 win over Winthrop (5/5) ... Retired both batters he faced in 6-4 loss vs. Alabama (5/1) ... Earned win in 10-4 victory at The Citadel (4/14); hurled 2.1 innings allowing one run, unearned, on one hit with three strikeouts ... Retired both batters he faced to close out 10-2 victory vs. Mississippi State (4/2) ... Hurled two scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed and a pair of strikeouts in 10-1 win over The Citadel (3/30) ... Pitched one perfect inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 10-6 loss at Auburn (3/28) ... Pitched two perfect innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts to pick up first win in 8-5 win at Georgia Southern (3/23) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 15-0 win at Furman (3/16) ... First career save after 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in 6-2 win at East Carolina (2/26) ... One inning of relief, allowed three runs on three hits in 5-3 win over Duquesne (2/21).

JUNIOR COLLEGE - Pitched for Florence Redwolves of Coastal Plain League in summer of 2009, compiled four wins and among league leaders with a 1.58 ERA ... Was the starting pitcher for the National Team in the 2009 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game ... Hurled 62.2 innings and struck out 54 while walking 15 ... Opponents batted just .174 against him ... Compiled 3-1 record with a 2.08 ERA in 30.1 innings pitched as a sophomore in 2009 season at Florence Darlington Tech ... Struck out 27 batters and walked just eight on the year as well

HIGH SCHOOL - Named to 2006 & 2007 South Carolina AAA All-State team at Wilson HS ... Played in SC 2007 North/South All-Star game ... 2006 Region 6-AAA Player of the Year.

PERSONAL - Born John Taylor on 3/27/89 ... Parents are Paul and Jody Allen.

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