Back to the Future: Neil Taylor

Trapped in the past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Neil Taylor made a name for himself as a member of the Carolina Reds, the Palmetto Elite and the LA Guns on our site.

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Neil Taylor
2009  With the international tie-breaker rules in play, Neil Taylor deposited the first offering over the fence for a 2-run homerun, his first as an 11U player. That would prove to be the difference as...for more, click here. 
2009 Weston Randall walked for the Fury and Kaleb Green drove him in the third to reduce the lead to 4-1, but this game would get no closer. Neil Taylor doubled and Wianddrove him in and then scored when Bostic grounded out. The Reds added one more in the fifth when...for more, click here.
2009 Elijah Bowers singled and Cameron Smith drove him in with an RBI single. Neil Taylor picked up an RBI with his highlight reel triple and scored whenTommy Wiand grounded out...for more, click here.
2009 Blake Jeter walked and hot-hittingBrendan Greene singled. Dawson Price reached on an error that also drove in a run and then Neil Taylor ripped a 2-RBI fly ball to right that was dropped...for more, click here.
2009 The Reds would answer, though.Neil Taylor singled and Jeff Taylor executed a perfect bunt to put two men on base.Gardiner reached on an error and...for more, click here.
2009 With the sacks still packed and two outs recorded, Neil Taylor drove a full count pitch to wall, clearing the bases with his double. He would score the game's final run for the Reds' 11-5 victory...for more, click here.
2010 railing 6-5, the Elite turned it on. Both Alex Troyer and Neil Taylor cranked out homeruns in an inning that saw the Elite surge to an 8-run lead, 14-6, by scoring...for more, click here.
2010 Neil Taylor, RHP/SS - Taylor led all hitters in the tournament with 2 homeruns, but his greatest contribution on the weekend was his work on the mound. He earned saves in both of his appearances and his fastball was...for more, click here.
2010 Perfect? No, but close - I had the pleasure of seeing two no hitters in the fall, both in championship games and both in November. Eric Hall and Neil Taylor combined for the no-no in Myrtle Beach in a...for more, click here.
2011 Lancaster took charge in the second. Neal Taylor drove a curve ball over the left field wall to reclaim the lead for his team and pitcher, Eric Hall, reached on an error. One out later...for more, click here.
2011 Other Notables - Neil Taylor collected 2 wins on the weekend and displayed a big arm when used in short innings of work....for more, click here.
2011 10. Neil Taylor, RHP - Taylor is a fireball throwing machine, at least for an inning or two. His style is well suited to be a closer and the high school coaching staff will love to see him coming. Taylor is full of...for more, click here.


Back to the Future...Recently, Lancaster HS senior RHP Neil Taylor made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College. (posted on on October 24, 2015)

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