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: Distinct First Names
- New Page: List of Major Leaguers first names that are unique throughout the history of Major League Baseball.
Michael Taylor AW-7
+ Played between 2005-2014 Reached MLB Status: Retired
TBC has captured daily player movement for all MLB and Minor League players since May of 2012 and these low level player movement details are displayed below. Transactions prior to this date are mostly for Major Leaguers and involve change of teams only.
This page is therefore separated into two sections. Before May 2012 and after May 2012.
Clicking on date will show roster for that team as it was on that date. Clicking on current team shows current team's roster.
TBC has complete draft information since 1965.
|Player Movement (May 2012-)|
|2015-01-12||Chicago White Sox||rf||Minors||Chicago White Sox||MLB||Signed to Minor League Contract||---|
|2014-10-25||rf||FA||MLB||Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent||---|
|2014-09-02||Chicago White Sox||rf||Active-MLB||Chicago White Sox||MLB||Contract purchased from minors||40man|
|2014-06-16||Chicago White Sox||rf||Minors||Charlotte||AAA||Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)||---|
|2014-06-15||Chicago White Sox||rf||Minors||Chicago White Sox||MLB||Traded from Athletics to White Sox for Jake Sanchez||---|
|2014-04-03||Oakland Athletics||rf||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Outrighted to minors||---|
|2014-03-30||Oakland Athletics||rf||DFA||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Designated for Assignment||---|
|2013-10-07||Oakland Athletics||rf||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-05-17||Oakland Athletics||rf||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-05-15||Oakland Athletics||rf||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-05-04||Oakland Athletics||rf||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-04-23||Oakland Athletics||lf||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-04-13||Oakland Athletics||lf||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2013-03-18||Oakland Athletics||RF||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2012-11-12||Oakland Athletics||RF||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||40man|
|2012-08-05||Oakland Athletics||rf||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2012-08-04||Oakland Athletics||rf||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2012-05-12||Oakland Athletics||OF||Minors||Sacramento||AAA||Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)||40man|
|2012-05-07||Oakland Athletics||OF||Active-MLB||Oakland Athletics||MLB||40man|
|2009-12-16||Traded by Phillies with Kyle Drabek and Travis D'Arnaud to Blue Jays for Roy Halladay|
|2007-06-12||Signed by Phillies|
|Drafted: Selected by Philadelphia Phillies in 5th round (173rd overall) of 2007 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2014||Chicago White Sox||$ 502,500||752||23||17||$ 500,000||$ 3,221,039|
|2013||Oakland Athletics||$ 490,000||774||38||0||$ 490,000||$ 3,003,067|
|2012||Oakland Athletics||$ 480,000||760||41||0||$ 480,000||$ 2,952,482|
|2011||Oakland Athletics||$ 414,000||789||42||0||$ 414,000||$ 2,722,607||2011-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m) |