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Taylor Ward

24-Year-Old Third Baseman – Los Angeles Angels

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 185   DOB: 12/14/1993   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Taylor Ward Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Angels in June of 2015 that includes a $1.67 million signing bonus.

April 23, 2018  –  Taylor Ward News

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Ward has made all 12 of his starts in the field with Double-A Mobile this season at third base, as the Angels have seemingly moved on from developing the 24-year-old as a catcher, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Taylor Ward 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
2015 21 R ORE 32 141 109 20 38 7 4 1 2 19 5 2 29 8 0 1 2 .349 .489 .459 .948
2015 21 A BUR 24 103 92 10 32 4 3 0 1 12 1 1 10 15 1 0 0 .348 .412 .413 .825
2016 22 A+ INL 123 529 466 61 116 21 11 0 10 56 0 0 48 81 5 5 5 .249 .323 .337 .660
2017 23 A+ INL 54 247 207 32 50 18 11 1 6 30 0 0 35 43 3 2 0 .242 .348 .391 .739
2017 23 AA MOB 33 145 119 14 34 6 3 0 3 19 0 0 22 17 0 2 2 .286 .400 .387 .787
2018 24 AA MOB 42 179 148 26 51 14 8 0 6 25 8 1 29 33 0 1 1 .345 .453 .520 .973
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Taylor Ward Minors 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 AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 21 Jacksnville 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
May. 19 Jacksnville 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 1.000
May. 18 Jacksnville 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
May. 18 Jacksnville 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
May. 17 Jacksnville 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
May. 15 Birmingham 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
May. 14 Birmingham 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .600 1.250 1.850
May. 13 Birmingham 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
May. 12 Birmingham 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
May. 11 Mississippi 5 3 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .667 1.200 1.867
May. 10 Mississippi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 9 Mississippi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
May. 8 Mississippi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
May. 7 Mississippi 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
May. 6 Chattanooga 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
May. 5 Chattanooga 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
May. 4 Chattanooga 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500
May. 3 Chattanooga 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 2 Chattanooga 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 1.333 1.933
Apr. 29 Montgomery 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Apr. 28 Montgomery 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Apr. 27 Montgomery 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Apr. 26 Montgomery 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Apr. 25 Mississippi 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Apr. 24 Mississippi 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .800 .667 1.467
Apr. 23 Mississippi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Apr. 23 Mississippi 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Last 7 Days 21 4 5 2 0 0 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 .238 .360 .333 .693
Last 14 Days 48 9 13 3 0 2 5 9 10 2 0 0 0 .271 .386 .458 .844
Last 30 Days 97 16 31 5 0 4 14 19 21 6 0 0 0 .320 .431 .495 .926
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Taylor Ward: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 63
2018 32

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Taylor Ward Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2015 21 R ORE 141 109 20.6% 5.7% 3.63 93% .360 .110
2015 21 A BUR 103 92 9.7% 14.6% 0.67 84% .408 .065
2016 22 A+ INL 529 466 9.1% 15.3% 0.59 83% .279 .088
2017 23 A+ INL 247 207 14.2% 17.4% 0.81 79% .275 .149
2017 23 AA MOB 145 119 15.2% 11.7% 1.29 86% .307 .101
2018 24 AA MOB 179 148 16.2% 18.4% 0.88 78% .409 .175
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Taylor Ward: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ward will attend the Angels' spring training as a non-roster invitee, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Ward was promoted to Double-A Mobile on Thursday.

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Ward (oblique) is back in action for High-A Inland Empire and is slashing .200/.333/.267 through eight games.

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Ward is on the 7-day DL with a mild oblique strain and should return to action for High-A Inland Empire later this month, MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo reports.

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Ward received an invitation to big league camp for spring training Thursday.

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Ward is hitting .242/.317/.317 with eight home runs for High-A Inland Empire.

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Ward was reassigned to minor league camp Monday, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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Ward received an invitation to spring training Tuesday.

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Ward signed with the Angels on Friday, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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The Angels have selected Ward with the 26th overall pick in the 2015 first-year player draft.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2016

The Angels surprised many when they selected Ward with the 26th overall pick in the 2015 draft, but the early returns on the catcher out of Fresno State have been excellent. Ward slashed .348/.457/.438 with three home runs and six steals (on nine attempts) in 56 games across rookie ball and Low-A. This came as a very pleasant surprise, as Ward was touted for his plus arm behind the plate and the bat was supposed to lag behind the rest of the profile. Entering his age-22 season, Ward could actually move relatively fast for a catcher, as he has not yet shown any weaknesses. He will probably start the year back at Low-A, but could quickly receive a promotion to High-A if he continues to show an advanced approach at the plate.