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16   Taylor Blatch
Taylor Blatch

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Stuart, FL

High School:
Jensen Beach HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


06/04/2014

Noles Headed for Summer Ball

A total of 16 Seminoles will be playing in leagues across the country this summer.

05/17/2014

FSU Falls to Duke in Regular Season Finale

The Seminoles clinch the No. 2 seed in next week's ACC Tournament in Greensboro.

05/13/2014

FSU Drops 8-3 Decision to UCF

The Seminoles cannot overcome early offensive explosion by the Knights.

05/04/2014

FSU Downs Minnesota, Complete Series Sweep

Jose Brizuela and John Nogowski combine for 17 hits in the three-game sweep of the Golden Gophers.

04/23/2014

Noles Top Hatters 13-3

John Sansone tied a career-high with three hits in the win over Stetson on Wednesday.

02/26/2014

Florida State vs. New York Yankees (USATSI)

The Seminoles lost 8-3 to the Yankees in an exhibition in Tampa.

ACCOLADES:
* Selected in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins (27th round).

2014: Appeared in 14 games for the Noles, including two starts on the mound during his first season...finished with a 1-0 record and 6.23 ERA over 17.1 innings pitched...threw a career-high 2.2 innings out of the bullpen against Miami (2/28), in just his second appearance at Florida State, surrendering only a walk while striking out two...put together scoreless appearances against UCF twice (3/12; 5/13), Notre Dame (4/4), Florida (4/8) and Wake Forest (4/20)...picked up his only win of the season against the Fighting Irish, striking out a batter in an inning pitched as the Noles rallied for an 8-7, walk-off win in extra innings...allowed opponents to hit just .210 off him, good for third best on the team...made his Seminole debut against Niagara (2/15) in the season-opening series...recorded multiple strikeouts in three appearances including a season-high two strikeouts three times - against Miami (2/28), at UCF (3/12) and against Florida (4/8).

HIGH SCHOOL: A four year varsity player at Jensen Beach High School...garnered Florida All-Region first team accolades in 2013...also named a third team Rawlings All-American in 2013...earned All-Area honors (2012 & 2013)...named a Perfect Game All American...honored on the All-Region Underclass third team in 2012...posted a 7-0 record with a 0.77 ERA and 68 strikeouts following his junior year...was a three year honor roll student at Jensen Beach.

PERSONAL: Son of Xavier and Sharon Blatch...has one sister, Lauryn...comes from an athletic family as his uncles - Walter Campbell played basketball at LSU and Curtis Blatch played football at Iowa...exploratory major...born on June 6, 1995.

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