Pirates sign OF Michael A. Taylor to one-year deal

Sep 24, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins center fielder Michael A. Taylor (2) catches a ball to retire Los Angeles Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe (14) in the second inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Pirates added Gold Glove outfielder Michael A. Taylor on a one-year deal Saturday, with ESPN reporting the pact is worth $4 million.

Taylor, 32, was a Gold Glove center fielder in 2021 with the Kansas City Royals and is coming off a season when he hit a career-best 21 home runs for the Minnesota Twins.

In 10 career seasons for the Washington Nationals (2014-20), Royals (2021-22) and Twins, Taylor is a career .239 hitter with 95 home runs and 332 RBIs. In addition to his Gold Glove award the speedy Taylor has 108 career stolen bases in 139 attempts.

–Field Level Media

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