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Michael Taylor

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2015 Stats

AVG

.279

HR

2

RBI

8

R

2

SB

2

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 toge...

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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   

April 15, 2015  –  Michael Taylor News

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Taylor went 2-for-4 Tuesday with three RBI and his second stolen base of the season.

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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 MAJ WAS 11 46 43 2 12 6 3 1 2 8 2 1 3 16 0 0 0 .279 .326 .535 .861
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3-Year Averages     17 43 39 5 8 4 3 0 1 5 0 2 3 17 0 0 1 .205 .279 .359 .638

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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
Apr. 17 Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .326 .535 .861
Apr. 16 Phi 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282 .333 .564 .897
Apr. 15 @Bos 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .308 .486 .794
Apr. 14 @Bos 4 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .242 .286 .455 .741
Apr. 13 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .379 .637
Apr. 12 @Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 .240 .296 .440 .736
Apr. 11 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .318 .524 .842
Apr. 10 @Phi 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .294 .588 .882
Apr. 9 NYM 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .462 .770
Apr. 8 NYM 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625
Apr. 6 NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 26 1 7 1 1 1 5 3 12 2 1 0 0 2 .269 .345 .500 .845
Last 14 Days 43 2 12 3 1 2 8 3 16 2 1 0 0 2 .279 .326 .535 .861
Last 30 Days 43 2 12 3 1 2 8 3 16 2 1 0 0 2 .279 .326 .535 .861

Michael Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 11 11
2014 14 10 5

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Michael Taylor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201581110.250.625.958
201462000.333.6671.095

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015351172.286.514.839
2014333150.182.303.553

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015191130.316.579.929
2014254030.200.280.539

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015241152.250.500.808
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 MAJ WAS 46 43 6.5% 34.8% 0.19 63% .400 .256
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3-Year Averages     43 39 7% 39.5% 0.18 56% .333 .154

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2015 Stat Review for Michael Taylor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.279 AVG
GOOD
63% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.400 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.535 SLG
ELITE
.256 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.5% BB Rate
WEAK
34.8% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.861 OPS
ELITE
.326 OBP
AVERAGE

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

Taylor will bat ninth Tuesday against the Red Sox, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor went 1-for-4 onSaturday with a walk, three strikeouts and his first stolen base of the season.

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Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run to lead off the game in the Nationals' 4-1 loss to Philadelphia on Friday night.

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Taylor will start in center field and bat leadoff against the Mets on Monday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor will hit leadoff in the Nationals' final exhibition game Saturday against the Yankees, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor homered twice off Justin Verlander in Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers.

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Taylor went 1-for-3 Wednesday with his first stolen base of the spring.

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Taylor appears poised to start the season as the Nationals' starting center fielder after Denard Span underwent core muscle surgery Monday, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday.

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday.

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

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.