Scrappers GM gets promotion0

NILES – HWS Baseball announced on Wednesday that Jordan Taylor will be promoted to Vice President of HWS Baseball effective immediately. Taylor will continue his duties as general manager of the Scrappers as well as have increased involvement in the other teams owned by HWS Baseball.

Taylor has been with the Scrappers organization for the past 13 seasons, joining the franchise in November of 2000 as a corporate sponsorship representative. He was promoted to director of ticket sales in 2003 and later to assistant general manager in 2005. Taylor became the general manager of the Scrappers in September of 2010.

“I have really enjoyed working for Michael Savit and HWS Baseball and look forward to getting more involved with the company in this new role,” Taylor said.

HWS Baseball owns and operates four baseball franchises. In addition to the Scrappers, the HWS family includes the Mobile BayBears (Class AA Affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks), Modesto Nuts (Class A Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies and the Columbia Blowfish (Summer Collegiate Coastal Plain League).

“Jordan has done a great job as general manager the past three seasons,” Michael Savit, managing partner of the HWS Group said. “Last season, in particular, we had our highest average attendance since 2008, and a 10-percent attendance increase overall. He is highly deserving of this promotion.”