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Chris Taylor

26-Year-Old Third Baseman – Los Angeles Dodgers

2016 Stats

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.213

HR

1

RBI

7

R

8

SB

0

2017 RotoWire 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: 197   DOB: 8/29/1990   BORN: Virginia Beach, VA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

March 12, 2017  –  Chris Taylor News

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Taylor reached base in all three of his plate appearances Saturday, hitting a double and a triple while drawing a walk in a win over the Angels.

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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 Spring Training 26   LAD 17 44 34 10 14 4 3 1 0 2 2 1 9 10 0 0 1 .412 .545 .559 1.104
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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)     120 318 291 33 68 17 13 3 1 17 8 4 21 85 3 1 2 .234 .289 .309 .598

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Chris Taylor Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
Oct. 2 @SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .362 .620
Oct. 1 @SF Did not play.
Sep. 30 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .362 .620
Sep. 29 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .262 .368 .630
Sep. 28 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 27 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 25 Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .267 .375 .642
Sep. 24 Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .271 .382 .653
Sep. 23 Col Did not play.
Sep. 22 Col Did not play.
Sep. 21 SF Did not play.
Sep. 20 SF Did not play.
Sep. 19 SF Did not play.
Sep. 18 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 17 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 16 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 15 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 14 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 13 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 12 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 7 Ari Did not play.
Sep. 6 Ari Did not play.
Sep. 5 Ari Did not play.
Sep. 4 SD Did not play.
Sep. 3 SD Did not play.
Sep. 2 SD Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Col Did not play.
Last 7 Games 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Chris Taylor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
2016263030.231.385.644
2015294011.241.345.635
2014587021.276.345.699

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016355140.200.343.606
2015655002.138.169.358
2014789074.295.346.687

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016222010.227.227.488
2015444000.136.159.315
2014618033.328.377.768

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016396160.205.436.698
2015505013.200.280.553
2014758062.253.320.629
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
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3-Year Averages     105 97 6.7% 26.7% 0.25 71% .319 .062
Career     318 291 6.6% 26.7% 0.25 71% .327 .075

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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
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

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2016 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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0.27 BB/K
POOR
6.2% BB Rate
WEAK
23.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.622 OPS
TERRIBLE
.262 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.213 AVG
TERRIBLE
.267 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.361 SLG
TERRIBLE
.148 ISO
WEAK

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Chris Taylor

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

Taylor is one of several options being considered for a backup utility infielder position heading into the regular season, MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports.

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Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday, MLB.com's Jack Baer reports.

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

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Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City prior to Sunday's game against the Red Sox.

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Taylor has started two of the last three games at second base, going 5-for-9 with a double, a homer and six RBI.

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Taylor was traded to the Dodgers on Sunday.

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Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday.

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Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Taylor, as expected, was sent to Triple-A Tacoma on Monday after losing the utility job to Luis Sardinas.

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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.