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Michael Taylor

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

AVG

.176

HR

1

RBI

2

R

3

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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   

August 15, 2014  –  Michael Taylor News

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Taylor had a rough game Friday, going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

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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 4 17 13 2 5 4 3 1 0 2 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 .385 .529 .769 1.298
2014 23 MAJ WAS 6 21 17 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 .176 .333 .353 .686

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

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Michael Taylor Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 20 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 19 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 18 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 17 Pit 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .176 .333 .353 .686
Aug. 16 Pit 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .294 .357 .651
Aug. 15 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .357 .607
Aug. 14 @NYM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .500 .833
Aug. 13 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .625 .875
Aug. 12 @NYM 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
Aug. 10 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 9 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 8 @Atl Did not play.
Aug. 7 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 6 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 5 NYM Did not play.
Aug. 4 Bal Did not play.
Aug. 3 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 2 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 1 Phi Did not play.
Jul. 31 Phi Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Mia Did not play.
Jul. 29 @Mia Did not play.
Jul. 28 @Mia Did not play.
Jul. 27 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 26 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 25 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 22 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 21 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 20 Mil Did not play.
Last 7 Days 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 .111 .385 .111 .496
Last 14 Days 17 3 3 0 0 1 2 3 8 0 0 1 0 0 .176 .333 .353 .686
Last 30 Days 17 3 3 0 0 1 2 3 8 0 0 1 0 0 .176 .333 .353 .686

Michael Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 5 1 5

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Michael Taylor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201401000.000.0001.000

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014172120.176.353.653

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201472000.143.143.476

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014101120.200.500.833
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 17 13 23.5% 11.8% 2.00 85% .455 .384
2014 23 MAJ WAS 21 17 14.3% 38.1% 0.38 53% .250 .177

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2014 Stat Review for Michael Taylor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.176 AVG
TERRIBLE
53% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.250 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.353 SLG
POOR
.177 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
14.3% BB Rate
ELITE
38.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.686 OPS
WEAK
.333 OBP
AVERAGE

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

Taylor, making his major league debut in right field on Tuesday, hit eighth and went 2-for-4 with his first career home run.

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Taylor will be called up by the Nationals on Sunday, Bill Ladson of MLB.com has confirmed.

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Taylor is expected to be called up to the Nationals on Sunday, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.

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In his Triple-A debut on Monday, Taylor went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks, a run scored and a stolen base.

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Taylor injured his wrist diving for a ball Thursday and will sit out a few days to let the soreness and swelling to subside, Geoff Morrow of the Patriot News reports.

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Taylor hit his 21st homer and stole his 30th base Wednesday for Double-A Harrisburg.

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Taylor, 23, is batting .316/.396/.536 with 19 home runs, 55 RBI and 27 steals through 90 games for Double-A Harrisburg.

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Taylor was named a Double-A Eastern League all-star Monday, according to milb.com.

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Taylor was named to the Futures Games roster Tuesday, announced by Baseball America.

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Taylor hit his 16th homer of the year Wednesday for Double-A Harrisburg.

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Taylor went 2-for-3 with a home run and two stolen bases for Double-A Harrisburg on Saturday.

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