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Chris Taylor

26-Year-Old Third Baseman – Los Angeles Dodgers

2017 Stats

AVG

.284

HR

9

RBI

32

R

36

SB

8

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Taylor, a former top prospect, was traded to the Dodgers at midseason after failing to carve out a major league role with the Mariners. In L.A., he saw some time backing up Corey Seager at shortstop w...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 204   DOB: 8/29/1990   BORN: Virginia Beach, VA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

June 20, 2017  –  Chris Taylor News

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Taylor returned to the lineup Monday, going 2-for-5 with a solo home run and a stolen base in a 10-6 win over the Mets.

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Chris Taylor Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 21 A CLI 12 53 46 5 14 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 2 4 2 0 3 .304 .373 .304 .677
2012 21 A EVE 37 165 137 26 45 15 12 1 2 18 13 5 21 18 0 2 5 .328 .430 .474 .904
2013 22 A+ HIG 67 319 269 62 90 30 16 7 7 44 20 2 44 62 0 4 2 .335 .426 .524 .950
2013 22 AA JAC 67 300 256 46 75 17 12 4 1 16 18 3 40 55 1 1 2 .293 .391 .383 .774
2014 23 AAA TAC 75 346 302 63 99 34 22 7 5 37 14 6 35 74 1 5 3 .328 .397 .497 .894
2014 23 MAJ SEA 47 151 136 16 39 8 8 0 0 9 5 2 11 39 1 1 2 .287 .347 .346 .693
2015 24 AAA TAC 86 396 343 56 103 30 20 6 4 32 16 8 50 61 0 1 2 .300 .391 .429 .820
2015 24 MAJ SEA 37 102 94 9 16 4 3 1 0 1 3 2 6 31 2 0 0 .170 .220 .223 .443
2016 25 AAA OKL 15 64 57 7 21 8 6 2 0 8 5 0 6 16 0 0 1 .368 .438 .544 .982
2016 25 AAA TAC 63 280 247 41 77 26 19 4 3 29 12 5 29 49 1 1 2 .312 .387 .457 .844
2016 25 MAJ SEA 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2016 25 MAJ LAD 34 62 58 8 12 5 2 2 1 7 0 0 4 13 0 0 0 .207 .258 .362 .620
2016  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ SEA/LAD 36 65 61 8 13 5 2 2 1 7 0 0 4 15 0 0 0 .213 .262 .361 .622
2017 26 AAA OKL 10 49 43 8 10 5 2 2 1 5 1 2 5 5 0 0 1 .233 .327 .442 .769
2017 26 MAJ LAD 58 220 194 36 55 22 13 0 9 32 8 2 26 63 0 0 0 .284 .368 .490 .858
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3-Year Averages     40 105 97 11 22 5 4 1 0 5 2 1 7 28 1 0 0 .227 .279 .289 .568
Career  (View All)     178 538 485 69 123 39 26 3 10 49 16 6 47 148 3 1 2 .254 .321 .381 .703

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Chris Taylor Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 23 Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .368 .490 .858
Jun. 22 NYM 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .370 .495 .865
Jun. 21 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .373 .503 .876
Jun. 20 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .380 .514 .894
Jun. 19 NYM 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .302 .384 .525 .909
Jun. 18 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 17 @Cin 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .384 .511 .895
Jun. 16 @Cin 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .389 .515 .904
Jun. 15 @Cle 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .392 .515 .907
Jun. 14 @Cle 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .298 .386 .497 .883
Jun. 13 @Cle 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .293 .383 .490 .873
Jun. 11 Cin 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .383 .497 .880
Jun. 10 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .392 .510 .902
Jun. 9 Cin 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .401 .524 .925
Jun. 7 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .395 .518 .913
Jun. 6 Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .314 .405 .533 .938
Jun. 5 Was 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .409 .541 .950
Jun. 4 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .413 .543 .956
Jun. 3 @Mil 4 3 3 1 0 1 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 .328 .425 .560 .985
Jun. 2 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .411 .521 .932
Jun. 1 @StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .414 .525 .939
May. 31 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .412 .530 .942
May. 30 @StL 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .417 .540 .957
May. 29 @StL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .409 .541 .950
May. 28 ChC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .321 .415 .557 .972
May. 27 ChC 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .424 .574 .998
May. 26 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .434 .563 .997
May. 25 StL 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .445 .581 1.026
May. 24 StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .434 .562 .996
May. 23 StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .437 .570 1.007
Last 7 Games 25 3 4 1 0 1 3 2 12 1 0 0 0 1 .160 .222 .320 .542
Last 14 Games 53 10 12 4 0 2 8 5 17 4 0 0 0 1 .226 .293 .415 .708
Last 30 Games 110 20 27 7 0 4 16 9 40 8 0 0 0 3 .245 .303 .418 .721

Chris Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 22 7 3 25 9 17
2016 7 10 6 1
2015 4 1 28 2
2014 47

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Chris Taylor: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 13 72

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Chris Taylor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20174011230.325.550.963
2016263030.231.385.644
2015294011.241.345.635

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017150257298.273.480.839
2016355140.200.343.606
2015655002.138.169.358

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201799165143.253.485.818
2016222010.227.227.488
2015444000.136.159.315

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201791204185.319.505.915
2016396160.205.436.698
2015505013.200.280.553
Chris Taylor Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 21 A CLI 53 46 3.8% 7.5% 0.50 91% .333 .000
2012 21 A EVE 165 137 12.7% 10.9% 1.17 87% .361 .146
2013 22 A+ HIG 319 269 13.8% 19.4% 0.71 77% .407 .189
2013 22 AA JAC 300 256 13.3% 18.3% 0.73 79% .368 .090
2014 23 AAA TAC 346 302 10.1% 21.4% 0.47 75% .412 .169
2014 23 MAJ SEA 151 136 7.3% 25.8% 0.28 71% .398 .059
2015 24 AAA TAC 396 343 12.6% 15.4% 0.82 82% .355 .129
2015 24 MAJ SEA 102 94 5.9% 30.4% 0.19 67% .254 .053
2016 25 AAA OKL 64 57 9.4% 25% 0.38 72% .512 .176
2016 25 AAA TAC 280 247 10.4% 17.5% 0.59 80% .378 .145
2016 25 MAJ SEA 3 3 0% 66.7% 0.00 33% 1.000 .000
2016 25 MAJ LAD 62 58 6.5% 21% 0.31 78% .250 .155
2016  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ SEA/LAD 65 61 6.2% 23.1% 0.27 75% .267 .148
2017 26 AAA OKL 49 43 10.2% 10.2% 1.00 88% .243 .209
2017 26 MAJ LAD 220 194 11.8% 28.6% 0.41 68% .377 .206
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3-Year Averages     105 97 6.7% 26.7% 0.25 71% .319 .062
Career     538 485 8.7% 27.5% 0.32 69% .345 .127

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Chris Taylor Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 20 -2 3 -2 0 0 11 -1 8 0 -1 -1 0
2015 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 231.3 1 63 -1 2 0 106 -2 101 1 -3 1 2
2016 SS 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 39.3 -1 10 -1 0 0 11 0 9 0 -1 0 0
2016 3B 28 0 5 0 0 0 11 0 13 1 0 0 0
2016 SS 37 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 1 -1 0
2017 2B 166.7 3 31 2 1 0 71 2 106 2 1 -1 1
2017 3B 36.3 -1 3 -1 0 -1 31 -2 6 -2 -1 0 0
2017 SS 12 1 5 1 0 0 10 1 6 1 0 0 1
2017 LF 66 -1 16 0 -1 27 1 39 -2
2017 CF 141 1 31 -1 1 90 1 60 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 0 -2 0 -2
2015 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 0 -1 -1 1 0 -1
2016 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 2B 0 0 -1 2 0 1
2017 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 SS 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 LF 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 CF -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Chris Taylor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.41 BB/K
AVERAGE
11.8% BB Rate
ELITE
28.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.858 OPS
GREAT
.368 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.284 AVG
GOOD
.377 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.490 SLG
GOOD
.206 ISO
GOOD

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Chris Taylor: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Taylor is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

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Taylor collected another two hits, including a two-run home run, and also drew a walk in Thursday's 12-5 loss to the Indians.

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Taylor went 2-for-4 with a double, two steals, two RBI and a run in Wednesday's win over the Indians.

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Manager Dave Roberts said Taylor will serve as the primary left fielder while Adrian Gonzalez (back) is sidelined, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.

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Taylor is leading off Wednesday's contest with the Nationals.

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Taylor batted third and went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Monday's loss to the Nationals.

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Taylor went 3-for-4 with a game-winning grand slam, a double and three runs during Saturday's win over Milwaukee.

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Taylor is out of the lineup for Friday's series opener against the Brewers.

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Chris Taylor is leading off and playing center field Thursday against the Cardinals, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Taylor went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run during Saturday's win over the Cubs.

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Taylor got the start in center field in place of Joc Pederson (neck) Wednesday. He went 1-for-3 in a 6-1 loss to the Dodgers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A broken wrist last spring ended a competition with Brad Miller at shortstop, but when Taylor returned in early May the position was still his for the taking as the Mariners tired of Miller's fielding miscues. Taylor, though, looked baffled at the plate. He batted .159/.221/.206 in 20 games and was back in Triple-A by month's end. He got another chance in July, but again struggled, batting .194/.219/.258 in 17 games before a demotion for good. He fared much better in 83 games at Tacoma, but in the majors his contact rate dropped to 67 percent, his strikeout rose to 30.4% and he posted a poor 5.9% walk rate. Prospect Ketel Marte took over shortstop later in the year, all but ensuring the best Taylor can do in the Mariners' organization is a backup or utility role. Trouble is, Seattle acquired utility man Luis Sardinas in November and returns infielder/outfielder Shawn O'Malley. It's hard to see where Taylor fits, other than waiting in Triple-A for an injury to Marte.

2015

Taylor made his major league debut last season, quickly displacing Brad Miller as the starting shortstop in Seattle. But while Taylor has a better glove than Miller, he doesn't appear to have near the potential with the bat. Taylor doesn't have the power to compensate for the high strikeout rate he carried through the minors. That got even worse after his late-July callup, as he posted a 25.8% strikeout rate in his 136 at-bats with a 73.4% contact rate. His on-base skills took a hit too, as his walk rate was a mere 7.3%. And his seemingly impressive .287 batting average was a product of a .402 BABIP. Of course, a two-month sample size isn't definitive, but Taylor needs to cut his strikeouts and show the patience at the plate he displayed in the minors if he wants to win the starting job over Miller in spring training.

2014

This could prove to be a pivotal year for Taylor, who likely will open at Triple-A Tacoma hoping to show his ceiling is higher than the all-glove utility man he has been pegged as. A 2012 fifth-round pick out of the University of Virginia, Taylor showed excellent patience at the plate last season, drawing 84 walks in 134 games across two minor league stops. At 6-0, 170, he doesn't have the build for much power, which makes his high strikeout rate a problem. He hit well in the Arizona Fall League, but if he is to take the next step, he must make more contact. Taylor has good speed and is excellent on the bases, succeeding on 38-of-43 stolen base attempts last season. In the field, his range at shortstop is described as average to above average depending on the scout, but he has a strong arm and can play second base, too. The Mariners have a backlog of middle infielders, but Taylor will have a chance to prove that he too belongs in the conversation.