Chris Taylor opened the season in Triple-A. Now he might be the team MVP.
Taylor hit his sixth homer of the season Saturday off Cubs starter John Lackey. It was a two-run shot that extended the lead to 3-0 in the fifth.
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Taylor, playing centerfield in place of his usual infield role, has forced his way into the everyday lineup. He’s hitting .327 (.998 OPS) with six homers and 19 RBI in 101 at-bats. It’s easy to wonder when he’ll cool off, but he just keeps hitting.
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