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Oscar Taveras

22-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2014 Stats

AVG

.224

HR

2

RBI

14

R

11

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Taveras saw his 2013 dramatically altered by a nagging ankle injury, an ailment that eventually ended his season after just 188 plate appearances in the minor leagues. A healthy season for Taveras pro...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 6/19/1992   BORN: Puerto Plata, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

August 17, 2014  –  Oscar Taveras News

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Taveras returned to the lineup Saturday night and went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Cardinals' loss to the Padres.

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Oscar Taveras 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 18 R JOH 53 229 211 39 69 24 13 3 8 43 8 5 12 41 0 3 3 .327 .367 .531 .898
2010 18 R GUL 7 31 30 1 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 .167 .194 .200 .394
2011 19 A QUA 78 347 308 52 119 40 27 5 8 62 1 4 32 52 0 4 3 .386 .444 .584 1.028
2012 20 AA SPR 124 531 477 83 153 67 37 7 23 94 10 1 42 56 0 5 7 .321 .380 .572 .952
2013 21 R GUL 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
2013 21 AAA MEM 46 186 173 25 53 17 12 0 5 32 5 1 9 22 1 2 1 .306 .341 .462 .803
2014 22 AAA MEM 62 262 239 36 76 27 18 1 8 49 1 1 19 31 0 2 2 .318 .370 .502 .872
2014 22 MAJ STL 51 171 161 11 36 8 6 0 2 14 0 1 9 26 0 1 0 .224 .263 .298 .561
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Oscar Taveras 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. 20 Cin 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .263 .298 .561
Aug. 19 Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .257 .297 .554
Aug. 18 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .214 .252 .292 .544
Aug. 17 SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .252 .293 .545
Aug. 16 SD 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .258 .301 .559
Aug. 15 SD 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .252 .289 .541
Aug. 14 SD Did not play.
Aug. 13 @Mia 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .247 .284 .531
Aug. 12 @Mia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .253 .292 .545
Aug. 11 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .252 .296 .548
Aug. 10 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .252 .298 .550
Aug. 9 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .252 .299 .551
Aug. 8 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .260 .309 .569
Aug. 7 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .266 .317 .583
Aug. 6 Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .266 .319 .585
Aug. 5 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .258 .319 .577
Aug. 3 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .259 .321 .580
Aug. 2 Mil 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .257 .321 .578
Aug. 1 Mil 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .248 .311 .559
Jul. 31 @SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .238 .300 .538
Jul. 30 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .238 .271 .509
Jul. 29 @SD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .247 .283 .530
Jul. 27 @ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .240 .275 .515
Jul. 26 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .237 .273 .510
Jul. 25 @ChC 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .247 .286 .533
Jul. 23 TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .239 .277 .516
Jul. 22 TB 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .235 .275 .510
Jul. 20 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .226 .266 .492
Jul. 19 LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .229 .269 .498
Jul. 18 LAD Did not play.
Last 7 Days 20 2 7 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 .350 .381 .400 .781
Last 14 Days 45 3 10 1 0 0 3 2 10 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .255 .244 .499
Last 30 Days 85 5 21 3 0 1 9 6 12 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .297 .318 .615

Oscar Taveras: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 43 3 42

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Oscar Taveras Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014243020.250.292.625

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201413782120.219.299.549

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014816190.284.370.692

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014805150.163.225.427
Oscar Taveras 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 18 R JOH 229 211 5.2% 17.9% 0.29 81% .377 .204
2010 18 R GUL 31 30 3.2% 16.1% 0.20 83% .200 .033
2011 19 A QUA 347 308 9.2% 15% 0.62 83% .448 .198
2012 20 AA SPR 531 477 7.9% 10.5% 0.75 88% .327 .251
2013 21 R GUL 2 1 50% 0% 0.00 100% 1.000 1.000
2013 21 AAA MEM 186 173 4.8% 11.8% 0.41 87% .329 .156
2014 22 AAA MEM 262 239 7.3% 11.8% 0.61 87% .340 .184
2014 22 MAJ STL 171 161 5.3% 15.2% 0.35 84% .256 .074
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2014 Stat Review for Oscar Taveras    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

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.224 AVG
TERRIBLE
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.256 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.298 SLG
TERRIBLE
.074 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

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0.35 BB/K
WEAK
5.3% BB Rate
POOR
15.2% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.561 OPS
TERRIBLE
.263 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Oscar Taveras: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Taveras is out of the Cardinals' lineup again Friday.

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Taveras is out of the lineup Thursday against the Padres.

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Taveras will move up to sixth in the order Friday.

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Taveras was 1-for-4 and hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat in Thursday's win over San Diego.

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Thursday's trade of Allen Craig to the Red Sox likely opens the door for Taveras to pick up regular playing time the rest of the season, Peter Gammons of MLB Network reports.

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Taveras is out of the Cardinals' lineup Tuesday against the Padres, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Cardinals GM John Mozeliak acknowledged Thursday that the team is considering sending Taveras back to the minors, MLB.com reports. "He is still somebody that we view as a top prospect, and at some point he's going to need to play more," Mozeliak said. "Whether that is here or back in the minors, for his development, getting at-bats is important."

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Taveras is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Rays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Taveras was already the top hitting prospect in the St. Louis system when he hit a blistering .386 for Low-A Quad Cities in 2011, but he was even more impressive in 2012 when he played all season with Double-A Springfield. With 67 extra-base hits, 10 steals, and a .321 batting average, the 20-year-old Taveras already looks like a complete player. Even better, his strikeout rate improved significantly in 2012 (8.5 AB/K in 2012, 5.9 AB/K in 2011). While he may not win a spot in the spring, he should find himself in St. Louis - possibly for good as early as 2013. Buy him before it's too late.

2012

After a blistering campaign with rookie-league Johnson City in 2010, Taveras topped himself in Quad Cities last year, establishing himself as the top hitting prospect in the St. Louis system. He hit an unreal .386 with 40 extra-base hits in 308 at-bats, but that was partially fueled by a .440 BABIP. The low at-bat total is a little disturbing - he suffered a few hamstring injuries last year - but to hit like he has at age 19 bodes well for his future. He could advance rapidly, especially if his batting eye keeps improving.