Position
Pitcher
Height
6'4
Weight
219 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
B/T
R
High School
St. Michael's HS

A big, hard-throwing Louisiana product who has a fastball that tops 93 mph … will see action out of the bullpen for the Tigers in 2008.

HIGH SCHOOL
A Rawlings All-America selection … named to the all-district team three times … participated in the Louisiana All-Star game in 2007 … a three-sport letterwinner at St. Michael High School … 8-3 on the mound during his senior season with a 2.78 ERA and two saves … posted a 1.34 ERA in 2006 with 52 strikeouts and 18 walks in 31 innings … coached by Lafayette Duhe … also played football and basketball at St. Michael.

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Vance Martin … parents are Wayne and Catherine Martin … has two brothers, Bryan and Ryan, and one sister, Cailin … signed with LSU because he “always wanted to play baseball here” … credits his dad with helping him become mentally strong … plans to major in sports psychology at LSU … born April 20, 1989.

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