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Michael Taylor

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2015 Stats

AVG

.241

HR

9

RBI

43

R

29

SB

12

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   

July 30, 2015  –  Michael Taylor News

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Taylor went 1-for-3 with his third homer in four games and two RBI against the Marlins on Wednesday.

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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 89 321 299 29 72 21 11 1 9 43 12 3 19 103 1 2 0 .241 .284 .375 .659
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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
Aug. 3 Ari 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .284 .375 .659
Aug. 2 @NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .282 .369 .651
Aug. 1 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .284 .373 .657
Jul. 31 @NYM 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .288 .378 .666
Jul. 30 @Mia 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .293 .385 .678
Jul. 29 @Mia 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242 .286 .381 .667
Jul. 28 @Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .286 .371 .657
Jul. 26 @Pit 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .283 .371 .654
Jul. 25 @Pit 5 1 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .240 .284 .362 .646
Jul. 24 @Pit 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .229 .275 .342 .617
Jul. 23 @Pit 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .276 .345 .621
Jul. 22 NYM 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .234 .281 .352 .633
Jul. 21 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .279 .351 .630
Jul. 20 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .283 .356 .639
Jul. 19 LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .287 .362 .649
Jul. 18 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .287 .363 .650
Jul. 17 LAD 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .291 .369 .660
Jul. 12 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .296 .375 .671
Jul. 11 @Bal 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .301 .382 .683
Jul. 10 @Bal 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .299 .381 .680
Jul. 8 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 7 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .294 .377 .671
Jul. 6 Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .299 .384 .683
Jul. 5 SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .296 .388 .684
Jul. 4 SF 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .295 .389 .684
Jul. 3 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .297 .379 .676
Jul. 2 @Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .301 .384 .685
Jul. 1 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .301 .385 .686
Jun. 30 @Atl 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .302 .388 .690
Jun. 28 @Phi 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .298 .392 .690
Last 7 Days 24 1 6 1 0 1 4 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 .250 .296 .417 .713
Last 14 Days 56 4 14 1 0 3 11 2 19 4 0 0 1 1 .250 .271 .429 .700
Last 30 Days 110 7 24 1 0 4 16 6 42 4 1 0 1 1 .218 .256 .336 .592

Michael Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 86 38 50 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
20156210382.177.323.546
201462000.333.6671.095

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152371963510.257.388.689
2014333150.182.303.553

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015135132145.230.326.597
2014254030.200.280.539

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015164167297.250.415.710
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 321 299 5.9% 32.1% 0.18 66% .337 .134
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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

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.241 AVG
WEAK
66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.337 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.375 SLG
WEAK
.134 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.18 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.9% BB Rate
WEAK
32.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.659 OPS
POOR
.284 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Taylor had a big day at the plate Saturday, going 4-for-5 with a run scored, three RBI and his seventh home run of the season.

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Taylor went 2-for-5 with a steal, three RBI and a run scored Wednesday in a win over the Mets.

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Taylor will lead off and play center field for the Nationals on Saturday.

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Taylor got the start in center field and hit leadoff Saturday, going 1-for-5 with a solo home run.

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Taylor will start in center field and bat leadoff Saturday against the Phillies.

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Taylor went 2-for-4 Tuesday with a run scored, an RBI and his eighth stolen base of the season.

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Taylor entered Wednesday's game against the Yankees as a defensive replacement and ended up socking a two-run homer in the eighth inning.

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Taylor is out of the lineup Wednesday, MASN's Dan Kolko reports.

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Taylor was added to Tuesday's starting lineup in place of Denard Span (back), Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Taylor went 3-for-4 with a steal Thursday against the Cubs.

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Taylor is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Taylor went 1-for-3 on Saturday with a three-run home run, his fourth blast of the season.

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Taylor was a late addition to the Nationals' lineup Saturday.

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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.