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Michael Taylor

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

AVG

.167

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: AAA    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 23, 2014  –  Michael Taylor News

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday.

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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 11 48 41 7 10 5 3 1 1 3 3 1 7 12 0 0 0 .244 .354 .439 .793
2014 23 MAJ WAS 7 22 18 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 .167 .318 .333 .651

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. 31 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 30 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 27 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 26 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 25 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 24 SF Did not play.
Aug. 23 SF Did not play.
Aug. 22 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .318 .333 .651
Aug. 21 Ari Did not play.
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.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Last 30 Days 18 3 3 0 0 1 2 3 8 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .318 .333 .651

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
2014182120.167.333.619

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201482000.125.125.425

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 48 41 14.6% 25% 0.58 71% .321 .195
2014 23 MAJ WAS 22 18 13.6% 36.4% 0.38 56% .222 .166

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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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.167 AVG
TERRIBLE
56% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.222 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.333 SLG
TERRIBLE
.166 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
13.6% BB Rate
ELITE
36.4% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.651 OPS
TERRIBLE
.318 OBP
WEAK

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

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

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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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