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Taylor Guilbeau
Taylor  Guilbeau

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Slaughter, La.

High School:
Zachary

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
LHP

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-L



06/09/2015

Casey Hughston and Taylor Guilbeau Drafted on Day Two of the 2015 MLB Draft

Hughston taken in the third round by the Pittsburgh Pirates; Guilbeau taken in the 10th by the Washington Nationals

05/21/2015

Haynie's Seventh Inning Bomb Advances Baseball Past Missouri, 4-3

Tide starter Taylor Guilbeau collected his first win vs. an SEC opponent this season

05/12/2015

Taylor Guilbeau Named to the 2015 SEC Baseball Community Service Team

The senior has volunteered with numerous charities and organizations across his four years in Tuscaloosa

05/08/2015

Back-to-Back Solo Homers Power Alabama Past Auburn, 4-2

In the bottom of the ninth, the Crimson Tide used solo shots from Vincent and Haynie for the win

04/30/2015

70 Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Spring Graduation Including Eight All-Americans

The Crimson Tide's spring graduates include eight All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans and 13 student-athletes who were part of national championships during their Alabama careers

Guilbeau was selected by the Washington Nationals with the 314th overall pick, going in the 10th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

SENIOR (2015)
Finished his career at Alabama with a 12-11 overall record across 63 career appearances (31 starts) … sported a 3.95 ERA (95 ER/216.1 IP) and registered 176 strikeouts across his four seasons at the Capstone … earned the Friday starter role in his senior campaign, setting career-highs in starts (15), innings pitched (92.2) and strikeouts (79) … owned a 3-6 record with a 3.69 ERA (38 ER/92.2 IP) while limiting opposing hitters to a .243 average against … led all starters in ERA, innings pitched and strikeouts … tossed 100-plus pitches in eight of his outings compared to eight total 100-plus pitching efforts from Alabama’s other six starters … was faced with six no-decisions, but helped the team earn the win as the Crimson Tide would claim wins in five of those six games … tossed a quality start in nine of his 15 outings. Maryland Eastern Shore (2/13): Earned the second season-opening start of his career after originally getting the nod as a freshman in 2012 … tossed 6.0 innings and allowed just two hits while walking three and striking out seven on his way to the shutout win … allowed just one batter to advance past second base and retired nine of the final 10 batters he faced … the two hits allowed are the fewest by an Alabama opening day starter since Adam Morgan gave up one against South Alabama in 2010 … his seven punchouts were the most by a UA starter in the opener since Morgan tallied 11 in that same game against the Jaguars. Houston (2/20): Suffered the loss after tossing 6.0 IP and allowing three runs on four total hits … surrendered his first home run of the season – a three-run shot – that would prove the deciding factor in the game … struck out seven Cougars. Louisiana-Lafayette (2/27): Threw 7.0 IP and allowed four runs on six hits … struck out a then-career high eight batters to move his three-game total to 22 after striking out just 19 across his 15 appearances in 2014 … retired the first 12 batters he faced on the night … used 91 pitches and did not issue a walk against the Ragin’ Cajuns. Lipscomb (3/6): Earned his second win of the season, tossing 8.0 innings of one-run baseball … gave up six hits and walked three while striking out six Bison hitters … used a then-season high 106 pitches in the winning effort. Mississippi State (3/14): Did not factor into the decision against the Bulldogs … threw 94 pitches over 4.2 IP, but limited State to just two hits … the Tide would go on to claim the series-opening victory by a score of 10-5. Texas A&M (3/21): Suffered the loss even after putting together a quality start … the loss was his first at home in 2015 … went 6.1 innings, allowing a season-low tying two hits and striking out a career-high 11 batters … recorded two separate streaks in which he retired seven straight Aggie hitters. Florida (3/27): Was chased early in his shortest start of the season, going 3.0 innings and allowing four runs (three earned) on a then-season high seven hits … did not play a part in the decision as the Tide would claim a 12-9, 10-inning victory in the series opener. LSU (4/2): Tied a season-high with 8.0 innings pitched against the third-ranked team in the nation … threw 100 pitches across his 8.0 scoreless innings before running into trouble in the top of the ninth … exited the game with two on, but both would score by inning’s end to make him a non-factor in the outcome … the game would prove to be a marathon, lasting 16 innings across 5 hours and 25 minutes of action – both Alabama all-time highs. Georgia (4/10): Helped the Crimson Tide claim the win with a quality start, but did not factor into the decision against the Bulldogs … threw 100 pitches across his 6.0 innings of work, allowing three earned runs on six hits and five walks with five strikeouts. Missouri (4/17): Suffered his third loss of the season despite pitching a complete game and keeping the Tide close all night … allowed a career-high nine hits as he worked the full 8.0 innings in the 4-3 loss. Ole Miss (4/25): Tossed a season-low tying 3.0 IP on the way to his fourth loss of the season … allowed a career and season-high tying nine hits. Arkansas (4/30): Dueled once again with the opposing pitcher, but came out on the losing end of the decision … held the Hogs scoreless through the first five full frames before allowing a pair of runs in the sixth and four by game’s end … allowed a home run to end his homerless IP streak at 28.0. Auburn (5/8): Did not factor into the decision despite throwing 6.2 innings and allowing just two earned runs … used a season-high 109 pitches and collected eight strikeouts in the effort before being removed in the seventh … Alabama would use back-to-back solo home runs in the top of the ninth to claim the 4-2, series-opening win against the Tigers. Vanderbilt (5/14): Tossed 6.0 IP, allowing just two earned runs on only three hits for the loss … struck out three and walked three … retired 12 consecutive Commodores before walking two and then allowing a two-run double in the sixth that was the difference in the game … was outdueled by Carson Fulmer, who tossed a complete game and allowed one earned run. Missouri (5/21): Worked 7.0 innings of three-run baseball against the Tigers to claim his first win of the season against an SEC opponent and help Alabama advance to the quarterfinal round of the 2015 SEC Tournament … allowed six hits and three walks while punching out four Mizzou hitters.

JUNIOR (2014)
Finished his junior season 1-1 with a 3.65 ERA (10 ER/24.2 IP) in 15 total appearances, including one postseason start. St. Louis (2/14): In his first outing of the season, tossed 1.0 scoreless IP in the Tide's season opener. Auburn (3/5): Tossed one inning of relief in the Capital City Classic against Auburn. Tennessee (4/18-20): Made two appearances at No. 29 Tennessee, allowing one unearned run on three hits in 1.1 innings of relief. Kentucky (5/20): Held the Wildcats scoreless for 1.2 innings in the SEC Tournament. Kennesaw State (6/1): In his lone start of the season, he tossed the first complete game of his career for the win over KSU at the Tallahassee Regional (June 1) ... in that start, used 126 total pitches to limit the Owls to one run on five hits while striking out five on the way to a 4-1 win for the Crimson Tide.

SOPHOMORE (2013)
Posted a 4-2 record with a 3.14 ERA (18 ER/51.2 IP) and a .246 opponent batting average ... appeared in 17 total games and made seven starts, posting a 2-2 record as a starter ... in 11 relief appearances, owned a 2-0 record with a 1.02 ERA (3 ER/26.1 IP). Virginia Military Institute (2/15): Tossed 1.0 inning in the first game of the season against VMI. Southern Miss (2/19): Struck out seven over 5.0 IP, allowing one unearned run on three hits against the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles in his first start of the season. Louisville (3/10): Made a relief appearance in the series finale with No. 5 Cardinals, going 1.1 IP while striking out one. Arkansas (4/4): Threw 3.0 innings of scoreless relief against ninth-ranked Arkansas, striking out one. Alcorn State (4/9): Earned the win in 2.0 innings of relief. Ole Miss (4/12): Threw 4.2 IP against the No. 18 Rebels, allowing one run on one hit with three strikeouts. LSU (4/19): Dealt three innings of relief in the series opener with the second-ranked Tigers. Southern Miss (4/24): Earned his third victory of the year after allowing two hits and one walk with two strikeouts across 2.0 innings in Hattiesburg. Mississippi State (5/4): Posted three innings of scoreless, hitless work in the first game a doubleheader at the 15th-ranked Bulldogs. Troy (5/8): Posted his fourth win of the season after throwing 5.0 innings against Troy in his sixth start of the season. Troy (5/31): Made his only appearance of the postseason in the opening game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional against the No. 26 Trojans, throwing 5.2 scoreless IP and striking out five.

FRESHMAN (2012)
Became the first true freshman pitcher to start the season opener for the Crimson Tide since freshmen were allowed to play Division I baseball in 1973 ... finished the season with a 4-2 record and a 5.51 ERA (29 ER/47.1 IP) over 16 appearances (eight starts). Florida Atlantic (2/17): Threw 5.0 innings in the season opener against the Owls, allowing one earned run on three hits with four strikeouts, retiring the first nine batters faced. Louisville (3/10): Pitched 6.0 IP against the nation's 20th-ranked team, facing a season-high 29 batters and allowing two earned runs on eight hits with two strikeouts. Auburn (4/6): Threw 4.0 innings of relief in the series opener against the Tigers to earn his third victory of the season. Vanderbilt (4/21): Threw 6.0 IP against the Commodores and struck out a season-high seven batters. Troy (5/15): Earned his fourth win of the season after tossing 3.0 innings of relief against the Trojans.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
Was selected by the New York Yankees in the 39th round of the 2011 MLB Draft ... named an Honorable Mention Class 5A All-State honoree following his senior season at Zachary High School ... named the District 5-5A MVP ... 2011 All-District 5-5A First Team selection ... named a preseason Southeast Region Second Team All-American by Perfect Game USA ... led his 2010 team to the 5-5A district title ... voted to the Class 5A-4A All-Metro and Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 5A All-State team as a junior ... named first team all-state, all-district and team MVP during his junior season ... posted a 10-3 record with a 1.40 ERA in 2010 ... helped his 2009 squad win a state championship during his sophomore year ... son of Robby and Anna Guilbeau ... born Taylor Michael Guilbeau on May 12, 1993, in Baton Rouge, La.

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