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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date8-29-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age24 years, 8 months, 26 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
1.82014
0.82015
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 SEA 23 47 151 136 16 39 8 0 0 47 11 39 2 1 1 9 5 2 .287 .347 .346 .289 12.3 3.8 1.8
2015 SEA 24 15 56 51 4 10 1 1 0 13 5 11 0 0 1 2 1 .196 .268 .255 .207 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
Career6220718720499106016502111073.262.325.321.26711.03.91.6

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 CLN A 12 53 .258 .269 .348 .391 .276 .333 96 -0.1 1.6 0.2 -1.0 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0
2012 EVE A- 37 165 .318 .253 .330 .365 .260 .361 112 9.9 4.5 1.7 1.8 -3.2 12.5 1.5 12.5 1.5
2013 HDS A+ 67 319 .320 .262 .329 .417 .269 .407 113 21 9.4 3.6 3.8 5.2 36.6 4.1 36.6 4.1
2013 WTN AA 67 300 .296 .244 .316 .361 .254 .368 101 10.9 8.2 1.9 1.2 5.3 29.2 3.3 29.2 3.3
2014 SEA MLB 47 151 .289 .251 .314 .391 .262 .398 94 4.1 3.9 1.8 3.8 2.4 12.3 1.8 12.3 1.8
2014 TAC AAA 75 346 .314 .284 .351 .445 .271 .412 94 21 10.2 3 4.2 2.1 37.8 4.2 37.8 4.2
2015 SEA MLB 15 56 .207 .241 .308 .404 .270 .250 94 -2.8 1.4 0.7 0.1 -0.7 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2015 TAC AAA 21 91 .318 .282 .340 .441 .271 .359 88 6 2.7 0.5 0.5 -1.1 8.4 0.9 8.4 0.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 CLN A 53 5 14 0 0 0 4 2 4 4 1 .304 .373 .304 .000 .258 1.0 -1.0 -0.0
2012 EVE A- 165 26 45 12 1 2 18 21 18 13 5 .329 .430 .474 .146 .318 12.5 1.8 1.5
2013 WTN AA 300 46 75 12 4 1 16 40 55 18 3 .293 .391 .383 .090 .296 29.2 1.2 3.3
2013 HDS A+ 319 62 90 16 7 7 44 44 62 20 2 .335 .426 .524 .190 .320 36.6 3.8 4.1
2014 TAC AAA 346 63 99 22 7 5 37 35 74 14 6 .328 .397 .497 .169 .314 37.8 4.2 4.2
2014 SEA MLB 151 16 39 8 0 0 9 11 39 5 2 .287 .347 .346 .059 .289 12.3 3.8 1.8
2015 TAC AAA 91 12 25 5 1 2 6 10 15 6 3 .312 .385 .475 .163 .318 8.4 0.5 0.9
2015 SEA MLB 56 4 10 1 1 0 1 5 11 2 1 .196 .268 .255 .059 .207 -1.3 0.1 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2014 570 0.5368 0.4577 0.7346 0.6601 0.2197 0.8267 0.4138 0.2654
2015 178 0.4775 0.4944 0.7614 0.7412 0.2688 0.8730 0.4800 0.2386
Career7480.52270.46640.7410.67940.23140.83770.42960.259

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-14 2014-06-10 Minors 27 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2012-08-13 2012-09-05 Minors 23 0 Right Wrist Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SEA $512,400
2014 SEA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$512,400
1 yrTotal$512,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 67 d1 year/$0.5124M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5124M (2015). Re-signed by Seattle 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Seattle 7/24/14.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2012 (5-161) (Virginia). $0.5M signing bonus ($0.2645M slot).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .276 .354 .345 .311
11 vs R (Multi) .295 .341 .346 .272
18 Split (Multi) .019 -.013 .001 -.038
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.016 -.025 -.039 -.021
30 vs L (2014) .276 .354 .345 .311
31 vs R (2014) .295 .341 .346 .272
38 Split (2014) .019 -.013 .001 -.038
39 LgAvg (2014) -.016 -.025 -.036 -.021

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BP Articles

Chris Taylor is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Fifth Edition, 2015Bret Sayre2015-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Thrice Harper!Chris Mosch2015-05-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Junior Circuit Players to MonitorNick Shlain2015-05-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Fourth Edition, 2015Bret Sayre2015-04-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Third Edition, 2015Bret Sayre2015-04-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Preaching PatienceNick Shlain2015-04-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Second Edition, 2015Bret Sayre2015-04-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: First EditionBret Sayre2015-04-09
The Lineup Card: Nine Spring Training Job Battles to WatchBaseball Prospectus2015-02-26
TTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopIan Lefkowitz2015-02-06
TTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopJared Weiss2015-02-06
TTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopBen Murphy2015-02-06
Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 ShortstopsBret Sayre2015-02-05
Fantasy Three-Year Projections: ShortstopBen Carsley2015-02-04
The Adjuster: ShortstopsWilson Karaman2015-02-04
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-30
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsJordan Gorosh2015-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: A Monster Myers Move?Chris Mosch2014-12-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Seattle MarinersNick Shlain2014-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 29, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 25, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThey Hold No Quarter: ShortstopsBP Fantasy Staff2014-09-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Jared Weiss2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ben Murphy2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ian Lefkowitz2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 14th EditionBret Sayre2014-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Stash List: 13th EditionBret Sayre2014-07-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 12th EditionBret Sayre2014-07-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 11th EditionBret Sayre2014-06-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 10th EditionBret Sayre2014-06-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Ninth EditionBret Sayre2014-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPECOTA Takes on Prospects: ShortstopsAndrew Koo2014-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Stash List: Eighth EditionBret Sayre2014-06-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Seventh EditionBret Sayre2014-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Scoresheet Player Trend Watch: May Supplemental DraftIan Lefkowitz2014-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Scoresheet Player Trend Watch: May Supplemental DraftJared Weiss2014-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Scoresheet Player Trend Watch: May Supplemental DraftBen Murphy2014-05-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopsBen Murphy2014-02-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopsIan Lefkowitz2014-02-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: ShortstopsJared Weiss2014-02-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Shortstop ProspectsBen Carsley2014-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-06


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-03-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Best player of the bunch for the next 5 yrs: Nick Franklin, Brad Miller, or Chris Taylor?
(Whatissidgraphsanyway from Your Chat)
Cautiously I will say Chris Taylor, based on PECOTA leavened with my own intuition. But I will be honest, I have no idea. (Rob Arthur)
2014-12-18 15:00:00 (link to chat)What are the odds these players have good careers? Jon Singleton, Domingo Santana, Chris Taylor, Yorman Rodriguez.
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena)
1/14, 1/16/, 1/9, 1/22, respectively (Craig Goldstein)
2014-09-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)What does the Mariners shortstop position look like for next year?
(challenger from columbia)
If I were calling the shots it'd be Chris Taylor but I do think they give Miller another run at it. His ceiling is a bit higher cause he can hit for power, but I think Taylor's empty average might be their best play. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Craig, thanks for doing this chat. I've got a fantasy trade question for you regarding a dynasty league. Would you trade Jorge Soler, Trevor Bauer, and a 2nd round pick for Starlin Castro? Honestly, I've got no clue what the 2nd round pick will end up being. It's a late 2nd rounder, and it all depends on who Yahoo adds. My team is in a complete rebuild, but SS doesn't look like it'll be filled until Carlos Correa comes up. My other prospects include Seager, but he could move to 3B, and Baez doesn't look like he'll retain SS eligibility. Chris Taylor is also there, not sure he's the answer though. What do you think? Accept or Decline?
(Fred from Vegas)
My pleasure, Fred. Thanks for coming!

I honestly think I might hold on to your side of the deal. I like Castro plenty and Shortstops are hard to come by but I think you can get by with a Chris Taylor, and Soler/Bauer still have plenty of room to grow. I think Soler contributes by early next season (Craig Goldstein)
2014-06-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Chris Taylor is having a strong year on paper. Is he a top 100 prospect at this point?
(Matt P from Baltimore)
Nope. Doesn't mean he's a bad player, either. Just means his upside is too limited to crack the top-100. Many useful big leaguers won't make the top-100 prospects. (J.P. Breen)


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