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Michael Taylor

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2015 Stats

AVG

.246

HR

6

RBI

28

R

24

SB

8

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 5, 2015  –  Michael Taylor News

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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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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 66 228 211 24 52 17 10 1 6 28 8 2 15 70 1 1 0 .246 .295 .389 .684
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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

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
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
Jun. 28 @Phi 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .300 .397 .697
Jun. 27 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 26 @Phi 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .296 .389 .685
Jun. 25 Atl 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .294 .383 .677
Jun. 24 Atl 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .295 .381 .676
Jun. 23 Atl 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .294 .376 .670
Jun. 21 Pit 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .295 .379 .674
Jun. 20 Pit 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .291 .376 .667
Jun. 19 Pit 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235 .290 .370 .660
Jun. 18 TB 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .279 .361 .640
Jun. 17 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .286 .370 .656
Jun. 16 @TB 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .279 .373 .652
Jun. 15 @TB 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224 .277 .374 .651
Jun. 14 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .271 .375 .646
Jun. 13 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .272 .379 .651
Jun. 12 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .272 .382 .654
Jun. 11 @Mil 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .280 .394 .674
Jun. 10 @NYY 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .281 .398 .679
Jun. 9 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .277 .373 .650
Jun. 7 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .284 .382 .666
Jun. 6 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 5 ChC 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .235 .292 .395 .687
Jun. 4 ChC 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .239 .294 .402 .696
Jun. 3 Tor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .279 .389 .668
Last 7 Days 26 2 6 1 0 1 2 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .286 .385 .671
Last 14 Days 49 8 15 5 0 1 5 2 14 1 0 0 1 0 .306 .327 .469 .796
Last 30 Days 99 15 27 5 0 2 10 6 22 4 0 0 1 0 .273 .311 .384 .695

Michael Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 63 36 28 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
20154810382.229.417.686
201462000.333.6671.095

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015163143206.252.380.683
2014333150.182.303.553

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20159811284.255.378.673
2014254030.200.280.539

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015113134204.239.398.693
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 228 211 6.6% 30.7% 0.21 67% .341 .143
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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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.246 AVG
WEAK
67% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.341 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.389 SLG
WEAK
.143 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.21 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.6% BB Rate
WEAK
30.7% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.684 OPS
WEAK
.295 OBP
POOR

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

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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Taylor is out of the lineup Saturday.

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Taylor is out of the lineup Friday, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Taylor got the start in left field Tuesday, but went 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.