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Michael Taylor

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2016 Stats

AVG

.235

HR

6

RBI

12

R

24

SB

10

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The potential for a 20/20 season will always be there with Taylor. He has plus speed, going 16-for-19 on stolen base attempts last season, and fringe average raw power, hitting 14 homers in 511 plate ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 209   DOB: 3/26/1991   BORN: Fort Lauderdale, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 6th Rd   

June 25, 2016  –  Michael Taylor News

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Taylor is not in the lineup for Saturday's matchup with Milwaukee, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Michael 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
2010 19 R GUL 38 149 128 14 25 8 4 3 1 12 1 2 14 31 1 5 1 .195 .270 .297 .567
2010 19 A HAG 5 15 13 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 .231 .333 .308 .641
2011 20 A HAG 126 488 442 64 112 46 26 7 13 68 23 12 32 120 4 4 6 .253 .310 .432 .742
2012 21 A POT 109 431 384 51 93 38 33 2 3 37 19 9 40 113 3 1 3 .242 .318 .362 .680
2013 22 A POT 133 581 509 79 134 57 41 6 10 87 51 7 55 131 2 7 8 .263 .340 .426 .766
2014 23 AA HAR 98 441 384 74 120 41 17 2 22 61 34 8 50 130 2 1 4 .313 .396 .539 .935
2014 23 AAA SYR 12 52 44 7 10 5 3 1 1 3 3 1 7 14 1 0 0 .227 .333 .409 .742
2014 23 MAJ WAS 17 43 39 5 8 4 3 0 1 5 0 2 3 17 0 0 1 .205 .279 .359 .638
2015 24 AAA SYR 8 32 26 4 10 2 1 0 1 4 2 1 4 10 1 1 0 .385 .452 .538 .990
2015 24 MAJ WAS 138 511 472 49 108 31 15 2 14 63 16 3 35 158 1 2 1 .229 .282 .358 .640
2016 25 MAJ WAS 58 193 183 24 43 16 10 0 6 12 10 3 9 62 0 1 0 .235 .269 .388 .657
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3-Year Averages     77 276 255 27 58 17 9 1 7 34 8 2 19 87 0 1 1 .227 .283 .353 .636
Career  (View All)     213 747 694 78 159 51 28 2 21 80 26 8 47 237 1 3 2 .229 .279 .366 .645

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Michael 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. 27 NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .269 .388 .657
Jun. 26 @Mil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .269 .388 .657
Jun. 25 @Mil Did not play.
Jun. 24 @Mil 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .269 .388 .657
Jun. 22 @LAD 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .271 .393 .664
Jun. 21 @LAD Did not play.
Jun. 20 @LAD 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .279 .405 .684
Jun. 19 @SD 4 2 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .279 .402 .681
Jun. 18 @SD 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .224 .263 .345 .608
Jun. 17 @SD 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .224 .259 .348 .607
Jun. 16 @SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .261 .353 .614
Jun. 15 ChC 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .261 .353 .614
Jun. 14 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 13 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 12 Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .252 .348 .600
Jun. 11 Phi 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .252 .351 .603
Jun. 10 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .240 .336 .576
Jun. 9 @CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .242 .338 .580
Jun. 8 @CWS Did not play.
Jun. 7 @CWS 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .204 .240 .338 .578
Jun. 5 @Cin 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .197 .234 .328 .562
Jun. 4 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 3 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 1 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .236 .326 .562
May. 31 @Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .235 .328 .563
May. 30 @Phi Did not play.
May. 29 StL 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .235 .328 .563
May. 28 StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .233 .320 .553
May. 27 StL Did not play.
May. 26 StL Did not play.
Last 7 Days 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .214 .357
Last 14 Days 28 7 9 2 0 2 3 2 12 3 0 0 0 1 .321 .367 .607 .974
Last 30 Days 59 10 19 6 0 2 6 2 23 4 1 0 0 1 .322 .344 .525 .869

Michael Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 55 54 1
2015 132 38 96 3
2014 14 10 5

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Michael Taylor: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 7

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Michael Taylor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20165710453.281.544.849
2015104164142.240.375.667
201462000.333.6671.095

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201612614277.214.317.571
201536833104914.226.353.633
2014333150.182.303.553

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016678025.269.313.633
2015222286298.234.351.645
2014254030.200.280.539

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016116166105.216.431.671
2015250218348.224.364.636
2014141120.214.500.813
Michael 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
2010 19 R GUL 149 128 9.4% 20.8% 0.45 76% .250 .102
2010 19 A HAG 15 13 6.7% 13.3% 0.50 85% .273 .077
2011 20 A HAG 488 442 6.6% 24.6% 0.27 73% .320 .179
2012 21 A POT 431 384 9.3% 26.2% 0.35 71% .336 .120
2013 22 A POT 581 509 9.5% 22.5% 0.42 74% .337 .163
2014 23 AA HAR 441 384 11.3% 29.5% 0.38 66% .422 .226
2014 23 AAA SYR 52 44 13.5% 26.9% 0.50 68% .310 .182
2014 23 MAJ WAS 43 39 7% 39.5% 0.18 56% .333 .154
2015 24 AAA SYR 32 26 12.5% 31.3% 0.40 62% .600 .153
2015 24 MAJ WAS 511 472 6.8% 30.9% 0.22 67% .313 .129
2016 25 MAJ WAS 193 183 4.7% 32.1% 0.15 66% .322 .153
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3-Year Averages     276 255 6.9% 31.5% 0.22 66% .317 .126
Career     747 694 6.3% 31.7% 0.20 66% .317 .137

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2016 Stat Review for Michael Taylor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.235 AVG
POOR
66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.322 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.388 SLG
WEAK
.153 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.15 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
32.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.657 OPS
POOR
.269 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Taylor is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

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Nationals manager Dusty Baker said after Sunday's game that Taylor will start in center field against left-handed pitching going forward, The Washington Post reports.

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Taylor went-4-for-4 with a double, two solo homers and a steal Sunday at the Padres.

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Taylor went 3-for-5 with a double and RBI in Saturday's 8-0 victory over the Phillies.

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Taylor is starting in center field and batting ninth against the White Sox on Thursday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor is in the lineup and batting seventh for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor got the start in center field Friday and went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer in a 4-1 win over the Marlins.

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Taylor went 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of walks in the first game of a doubleheader versus the Marlins on Saturday.

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Taylor will start Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Marlins, Byron Kerr of MASN reports.

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Taylor is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cubs, according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Just as Brian Goodwin did the year before, Taylor turned in a Double-A performance in 2014 that launched him to the top of the Nationals' position player prospect list. Unlike Goodwin, Taylor put together an actually impressive statistical season rather than one that only looked good in comparison to his previous output, hitting .313/.396/.539 with 22 home runs and 34 steals. His strikeout rate also spiked, though, and that empty air in his swing came back to haunt him in brief stops at Triple-A and the majors. Now established as the Nats' center fielder of the future, the 24-year-old will need to find a way to make more consistent contact if he wants to fully realize his five-tool potential. With Denard Span expected to miss all of April following spring core muscle repair surgery, Taylor has a chance to begin the season in a prominent role for the Nats as the team's primary center fielder, although he could end up back at Triple-A once Span is healthy if the Nats want to continue his development with everyday at-bats.

2014

Taylor's 51 steals in 58 attempts at High-A jump off the page, but he is more than just a one-dimensional speedster. The outfielder is still rough around the edges, so how he responds to the Double-A challenge this season will provide a much better idea of how close to the majors he actually is. If some of the 41 doubles he hit last year become home runs, and some of his strikeouts become walks and singles, Taylor will leap up prospect lists in a hurry.