Shadow Hills Graduate Called Up to Angels

Shadow Hills Graduate Called Up to Angels

News Staff

After 368 career minor league games in the Los Angeles Angeles organization, Taylor Ward is being called up from Triple-A.

From catcher to third base, Ward has been on quite the journey. From a Knight at Shadow Hills, to a Bulldog at Fresno State, Ward gained his halo when picked in the 1st round of the 2015 MLB draft.

Ward wrapped up an impressive 2018 season with the Triple-A Salt Lake City Bees, where he lead the minors with a .348 batting average in 60 games with 42 runs, 35 RBIs, and 8 home-runs.

According to reports, Ward may be activated as early as Tuesday before the Padres host the Angels in a 7:10 pm game.