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Chris Taylor

26-Year-Old Third Baseman – Los Angeles Dodgers

2017 Stats

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.327

HR

6

RBI

19

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18

SB

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2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Taylor, a former top prospect, was traded to the Dodgers at midseason after failing to carve out a major league role with the Mariners. In L.A., he saw some time backing up Corey Seager at shortstop w...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 204   DOB: 8/29/1990   BORN: Virginia Beach, VA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

May 28, 2017  –  Chris Taylor News

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Taylor went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run during Saturday's win over the Cubs.

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Chris 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
2012 21 A EVE 37 165 137 26 45 15 12 1 2 18 13 5 21 18 0 2 5 .328 .430 .474 .904
2012 21 A CLI 12 53 46 5 14 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 2 4 2 0 3 .304 .373 .304 .677
2013 22 A+ HIG 67 319 269 62 90 30 16 7 7 44 20 2 44 62 0 4 2 .335 .426 .524 .950
2013 22 AA JAC 67 300 256 46 75 17 12 4 1 16 18 3 40 55 1 1 2 .293 .391 .383 .774
2014 23 AAA TAC 75 346 302 63 99 34 22 7 5 37 14 6 35 74 1 5 3 .328 .397 .497 .894
2014 23 MAJ SEA 47 151 136 16 39 8 8 0 0 9 5 2 11 39 1 1 2 .287 .347 .346 .693
2015 24 AAA TAC 86 396 343 56 103 30 20 6 4 32 16 8 50 61 0 1 2 .300 .391 .429 .820
2015 24 MAJ SEA 37 102 94 9 16 4 3 1 0 1 3 2 6 31 2 0 0 .170 .220 .223 .443
2016 25 AAA TAC 63 280 247 41 77 26 19 4 3 29 12 5 29 49 1 1 2 .312 .387 .457 .844
2016 25 AAA OKL 15 64 57 7 21 8 6 2 0 8 5 0 6 16 0 0 1 .368 .438 .544 .982
2016 25 MAJ SEA 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2016 25 MAJ LAD 34 62 58 8 12 5 2 2 1 7 0 0 4 13 0 0 0 .207 .258 .362 .620
2016  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ SEA/LAD 36 65 61 8 13 5 2 2 1 7 0 0 4 15 0 0 0 .213 .262 .361 .622
2017 26 AAA OKL 10 49 43 8 10 5 2 2 1 5 1 2 5 5 0 0 1 .233 .327 .442 .769
2017 26 MAJ LAD 34 118 101 18 33 13 7 0 6 19 0 2 17 30 0 0 0 .327 .424 .574 .998
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3-Year Averages     40 105 97 11 22 5 4 1 0 5 2 1 7 28 1 0 0 .227 .279 .289 .568
Career  (View All)     154 436 392 51 101 30 20 3 7 36 8 6 38 115 3 1 2 .258 .326 .378 .703

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Chris 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
May. 27 ChC 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .424 .574 .998
May. 26 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .434 .563 .997
May. 25 StL 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .445 .581 1.026
May. 24 StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .434 .562 .996
May. 23 StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .437 .570 1.007
May. 21 Mia 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .446 .583 1.029
May. 20 Mia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .338 .454 .588 1.042
May. 19 Mia 4 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .346 .452 .603 1.055
May. 18 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .438 .541 .979
May. 17 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .432 .541 .973
May. 16 @SF 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .338 .440 .563 1.003
May. 15 @SF 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .425 .515 .940
May. 14 @Col 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .408 .484 .892
May. 13 @Col 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .423 .508 .931
May. 12 @Col 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .439 .537 .976
May. 11 @Col 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .452 .569 1.021
May. 10 Pit 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .474 .609 1.083
May. 9 Pit 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .372 .491 .651 1.142
May. 8 Pit 4 3 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .395 .521 .684 1.205
May. 6 @SD 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .353 .488 .588 1.076
May. 5 @SD 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .474 .625 1.099
May. 3 SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .444 .600 1.044
May. 2 SF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .429 .586 1.015
May. 1 SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .367 .607 .974
Apr. 30 Phi 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .345 .593 .938
Apr. 29 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .360 .522 .882
Apr. 28 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .368 .429 .632 1.061
Apr. 27 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .389 .450 .667 1.117
Apr. 26 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .467 .786 1.253
Apr. 25 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .462 .500 .846 1.346
Last 7 Games 23 2 6 2 0 1 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .320 .478 .798
Last 14 Games 47 6 16 4 0 3 7 5 13 0 0 0 0 3 .340 .404 .617 1.021
Last 30 Games 92 16 28 5 0 5 16 16 29 0 1 0 0 5 .304 .407 .522 .929

Chris Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 20 6 1 4 4
2016 7 10 6 1
2015 4 1 28 2
2014 47

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Chris Taylor: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 13 72

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Chris Taylor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017268220.423.7311.247
2016263030.231.385.644
2015294011.241.345.635

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201775104170.293.520.911
2016355140.200.343.606
2015655002.138.169.358

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201754104120.333.6671.095
2016222010.227.227.488
2015444000.136.159.315

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017478270.319.468.886
2016396160.205.436.698
2015505013.200.280.553
Chris 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
2012 21 A EVE 165 137 12.7% 10.9% 1.17 87% .368 .146
2012 21 A CLI 53 46 3.8% 7.5% 0.50 91% .333 .000
2013 22 A+ HIG 319 269 13.8% 19.4% 0.71 77% .415 .189
2013 22 AA JAC 300 256 13.3% 18.3% 0.73 79% .370 .090
2014 23 AAA TAC 346 302 10.1% 21.4% 0.47 75% .422 .169
2014 23 MAJ SEA 151 136 7.3% 25.8% 0.28 71% .402 .059
2015 24 AAA TAC 396 343 12.6% 15.4% 0.82 82% .356 .129
2015 24 MAJ SEA 102 94 5.9% 30.4% 0.19 67% .254 .053
2016 25 AAA TAC 280 247 10.4% 17.5% 0.59 80% .379 .145
2016 25 AAA OKL 64 57 9.4% 25% 0.38 72% .512 .176
2016 25 MAJ SEA 3 3 0% 66.7% 0.00 33% 1.000 .000
2016 25 MAJ LAD 62 58 6.5% 21% 0.31 78% .250 .155
2016  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ SEA/LAD 65 61 6.2% 23.1% 0.27 75% .267 .148
2017 26 AAA OKL 49 43 10.2% 10.2% 1.00 88% .243 .209
2017 26 MAJ LAD 118 101 14.4% 25.4% 0.57 70% .415 .247
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3-Year Averages     105 97 6.7% 26.7% 0.25 71% .319 .062
Career     436 392 8.7% 26.4% 0.33 71% .348 .120

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Chris Taylor Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 20 -2 3 -2 0 0 11 -1 8 0 -1 -1 0
2015 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 231.3 1 63 -1 2 0 106 -2 101 1 -3 1 2
2016 SS 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 39.3 -1 10 -1 0 0 11 0 9 0 -1 0 0
2016 3B 28 0 5 0 0 0 11 0 13 1 0 0 0
2016 SS 37 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 1 -1 0
2017 2B 156.7 3 30 2 1 0 64 3 97 3 1 0 1
2017 3B 34.3 -1 3 -1 0 -1 29 -2 6 -2 -1 0 0
2017 SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
2017 CF 27 1 3 1 1 27 1 13 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 0 -2 0 -2
2015 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 0 -1 -1 1 0 -1
2016 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 2B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 2B 0 1 -1 2 0 2
2017 3B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Chris Taylor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.57 BB/K
GOOD
14.4% BB Rate
ELITE
25.4% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.998 OPS
ELITE
.424 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.327 AVG
ELITE
.415 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.574 SLG
ELITE
.247 ISO
GREAT

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

Taylor got the start in center field in place of Joc Pederson (neck) Wednesday. He went 1-for-3 in a 6-1 loss to the Dodgers.

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Taylor is getting close to seeing some starts in the outfield, David Vassegh of AM 570 in Los Angeles reports.

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Taylor went 3-for-4 with a double and solo home run in Friday's 7-2 win over the Marlins.

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Taylor went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored in Monday's 8-4 loss to the rival Giants.

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Taylor went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and three runs scored in Monday's 12-1 rout of the Pirates.

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Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Phillies.

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Taylor is in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday, batting fifth and playing second base against the Giants, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

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Taylor wasted no time making an impact in his first big-league appearance of the season, doubling twice and scoring a run in the Dodgers' 4-2 win Wednesday over the Rockies.

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday, J.P. Hoonstra of the Southern California News Group reports.

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The Dodgers' final utility infielder job battle has come down to Taylor and Enrique Hernandez (hand), according to Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A broken wrist last spring ended a competition with Brad Miller at shortstop, but when Taylor returned in early May the position was still his for the taking as the Mariners tired of Miller's fielding miscues. Taylor, though, looked baffled at the plate. He batted .159/.221/.206 in 20 games and was back in Triple-A by month's end. He got another chance in July, but again struggled, batting .194/.219/.258 in 17 games before a demotion for good. He fared much better in 83 games at Tacoma, but in the majors his contact rate dropped to 67 percent, his strikeout rose to 30.4% and he posted a poor 5.9% walk rate. Prospect Ketel Marte took over shortstop later in the year, all but ensuring the best Taylor can do in the Mariners' organization is a backup or utility role. Trouble is, Seattle acquired utility man Luis Sardinas in November and returns infielder/outfielder Shawn O'Malley. It's hard to see where Taylor fits, other than waiting in Triple-A for an injury to Marte.

2015

Taylor made his major league debut last season, quickly displacing Brad Miller as the starting shortstop in Seattle. But while Taylor has a better glove than Miller, he doesn't appear to have near the potential with the bat. Taylor doesn't have the power to compensate for the high strikeout rate he carried through the minors. That got even worse after his late-July callup, as he posted a 25.8% strikeout rate in his 136 at-bats with a 73.4% contact rate. His on-base skills took a hit too, as his walk rate was a mere 7.3%. And his seemingly impressive .287 batting average was a product of a .402 BABIP. Of course, a two-month sample size isn't definitive, but Taylor needs to cut his strikeouts and show the patience at the plate he displayed in the minors if he wants to win the starting job over Miller in spring training.

2014

This could prove to be a pivotal year for Taylor, who likely will open at Triple-A Tacoma hoping to show his ceiling is higher than the all-glove utility man he has been pegged as. A 2012 fifth-round pick out of the University of Virginia, Taylor showed excellent patience at the plate last season, drawing 84 walks in 134 games across two minor league stops. At 6-0, 170, he doesn't have the build for much power, which makes his high strikeout rate a problem. He hit well in the Arizona Fall League, but if he is to take the next step, he must make more contact. Taylor has good speed and is excellent on the bases, succeeding on 38-of-43 stolen base attempts last season. In the field, his range at shortstop is described as average to above average depending on the scout, but he has a strong arm and can play second base, too. The Mariners have a backlog of middle infielders, but Taylor will have a chance to prove that he too belongs in the conversation.