Blake Taylor
Blake Taylor
25-Year-Old PitcherRP
Houston Astros
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Blake Taylor in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year contract with the Astros in March of 2020.
Yields one run in return
PHouston Astros
September 18, 2020
Taylor (elbow) allowed one run on one hit in one inning in Friday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
ANALYSIS
Taylor surrendered a solo shot to Kole Calhoun in the eighth inning in the pitcher's first appearance since Sept. 5. Through 19 appearances, Taylor has a 2.50 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 15 strikeouts in 18 innings. He's also collected a save, four holds and a 1-1 record as a reliever this season.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
14
Last 10 Games
12
Last 5 Games
12
How many pitches does Blake Taylor generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Blake Taylor generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-2%
BAA vs LHP
2020
 
 
-2%
BAA vs LHP
2019
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2018
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2018vs Left .171 40 7 5 6 0 0 1
Since 2018vs Right .175 47 10 7 7 2 0 1
2020vs Left .171 40 7 5 6 0 0 1
2020vs Right .175 47 10 7 7 2 0 1
2019vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-11%
ERA at Home
2020
 
 
-11%
ERA at Home
2019
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2018
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2018Home 2.08 0.92 13.0 1 1 1 6.9 3.5 1.4
Since 2018Away 2.35 1.70 7.2 1 0 0 8.2 8.2 0.0
2020Home 2.08 0.92 13.0 1 1 1 6.9 3.5 1.4
2020Away 2.35 1.70 7.2 1 0 0 8.2 8.2 0.0
2019Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Blake Taylor compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.42
 
K/9
7.4
 
BB/9
5.2
 
HR/9
0.9
 
Fastball
93.8 mph
 
ERA
2.18
 
WHIP
1.21
 
BABIP
.210
 
GB/FB
1.71
 
Left On Base
81.1%
 
Exit Velocity
79.5 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
2.9%
 
Spin Rate
2280 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
14.3%
 
Swinging Strike
9.2%
 
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Returns from injured list
PHouston Astros
September 18, 2020
Taylor (elbow) was activated off the 10-day injured list Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Could return Friday
PHouston Astros
Elbow
September 16, 2020
Taylor (elbow) threw a bullpen Wednesday and could be activated Friday, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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Slated to throw off mound
PHouston Astros
Elbow
September 12, 2020
Taylor (elbow) is "fine" and expects to throw off a mound over the weekend, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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Out with elbow issue
PHouston Astros
Elbow
September 7, 2020
Taylor landed on the injured list with elbow discomfort Monday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Notches save
PHouston Astros
August 17, 2020
Taylor allowed a hit in one inning to earn the save in Monday's 2-1 win over the Rockies.
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