Tracing Green’s rise from minor baseball to the pros

Bill Village provided this "Coles Notes" version of Taylor Green's journey from T-Ball to The Bigs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Village provided this “Coles Notes” version of Taylor Green’s journey from T-Ball to The Bigs:

• Grew up in the Comox Valley, started playing baseball at five years old.

• B.C. champion as 9-10 year old; Pacific Northwest champion as 11-12 year old.

• Moved on from CVBA and played two years of Blizzard ball with Carl Bitonti, then to Parksville Royals for his Grade 10-12 years in the Premier Baseball League with coach Dave Wallace.

• Played with BC Selects, in Canada Cup with Team BC got silver medal. At BC Summer Games got gold medal.

• Invited to a number of showcase touraments in States. After graduating to college nearly 100 schools made offers to him. Signed with Stetson University in Florida and also signed letter of intent with Cypress College in California. He ended up attending Cypress for two years and was All-American there.

• Drafted in 2005 after first year of college ball; signed with Brewers after second year instead of going to Oregon State.

• Started at single A short season with Helena Brewers, then to West Virginia Power low A.

• Selected 2007 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Player of the Year.

• Moving up each year, he went to Brevard County Monatees in Florida high A division. He was an all-star in both low A and high A leagues.

• Moved up to AA next year with Huntsville Stars. Started this year playing three games in AA, then moved up to AAA Nashvile. After a slow start, he went on a tear in June through August, hitting around the .400 mark.

• Got the call up to The Bigs on Aug. 25, 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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