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Minors: Michael Taylor has good upside

Updated: May 13, 2010, 5:19 PM ET
By Jason Grey

Oakland Athletics outfield prospect Michael Taylor did not have a good debut season after being drafted by the Phillies in the fifth round of the 2007 draft, hitting just .227 with little power in 233 at-bats in short-season ball. However, he was fighting a back injury for much of that time, and a healthy Taylor has firmly established himself as a prospect over the past two seasons. In fact, that might be putting it lightly.

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