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Birth Date12-1-1992
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age21 years, 8 months, 29 days
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WARP Summary

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YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2012 HUD A- 12 12 52.0 3.26 124 .188 .246 .326 .348 .269 .243 97 10.5 1.1 10.5 1.1
2013 BGR A 14 14 67.0 5.03 94 .217 .254 .321 .380 .258 .266 104 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6
2014 RAY Rk 5 5 9.3 5.04 99 .182 .237 .322 .326 .256 .280 102 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2012 HUD A- 1 2 0 12 12 52.0 35 5 45 0 66% .243 6.1 0.9 0.0 7.8 0.77 1.04 10.5 1.1
2013 BGR A 6 2 0 14 14 67.0 54 12 51 5 67% .266 7.3 1.6 0.7 6.9 0.99 2.01 5.9 0.6
2014 RAY Rk 0 0 0 5 5 9.3 7 2 10 0 84% .280 6.8 1.9 0.0 9.6 0.96 0.00 1.2 0.1

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Injury History

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The 2011 Redraft: Redoing a Deep First RoundBaseball Prospectus2014-07-02
BP Unfiltered: Do the Rays Have a Drug Problem?Ben Lindbergh2014-04-02
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomBP Prospect Staff2014-03-03
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-02-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Importance of Top Prospect TrajectoriesSam Miller2014-02-12
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 8-10Bret Sayre2014-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Colorado Rockies Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-08
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: USA Futures Game Roster EditionZach Mortimer2013-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Top 50 Fantasy Prospects: Midseason UpdateBret Sayre2013-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Gettin' Down With the Futures Game RostersJason Parks2013-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: The Mid-Season Top 50 ProspectsJason Parks2013-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Minors: First Half RecapJason Parks2013-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 14-16Zach Mortimer2013-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 1-2Zach Mortimer2013-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 10-12Zach Mortimer2013-05-13
Monday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects We Can't Wait to Put Our Eyes on in 2013BP Prospect Staff2013-04-08
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Pulling a Fernandez: 2014 CandidatesJason Parks2013-04-04
Top Tools: Best PitchesBP Prospect Staff2013-04-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Josh Shepardson2013-03-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Bret Sayre2013-03-11
BP Unfiltered: Top 101 Prospects of 2013, Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2013-02-26
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Top 101 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 10Bradley Ankrom2012-09-11
Monday Morning Ten Pack: Most Memorable Prospect DebutsJason Parks2012-09-10
Monday Morning Ten Pack: Most Memorable Prospect DebutsHudson Belinsky2012-09-10
Monday Morning Ten Pack: Most Memorable Prospect DebutsBradley Ankrom2012-09-10
Monday Morning Ten Pack: Most Memorable Prospect DebutsChris Mellen2012-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 3Bradley Ankrom2012-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2012-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Too High/Too Low Jason Parks2012-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: 2013 Futures Game RostersKevin Goldstein2012-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 20Kevin Goldstein2012-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: What Could Go Wrong in 2012: Los Angeles Dodgers Jason Parks2012-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: What Could Go Wrong in 2012: Tampa Bay RaysJason Parks2012-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL East Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top Nine High-Ceiling Prospect RotationsKevin Goldstein2012-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-20


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Roughly where would Mike Foltyniewicz (sp?) and Taylor Guerrieri rank on a prospect list right now?
(Rex Little from Big Bear CA)
Foltynewicz would be above Guerrieri. Guerrieri has a suspension and some makeup concerns to deal with. It's taken Folty some time to gain some traction as a prospect, but that's one live arm right there. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Roughly where on a prospect list would Mike Foltyniewicz (sp?) and Taylor Guerrieri rank right now?
(Rex Little from Big Bear CA)
They're both in the back 50 of a top 100 for me. I think I'd have Folty higher, thanks to Guerrieri's injury. Folty is a future 3, who can rack up a bunch of innings. I think Guerrieri has the higher ceiling but is probably a bit more enigmatic. Maybe more of a Matt Garza-type (not a comp based on repertoire, but just in terms of mixing above-average and below-average performances). (Craig Goldstein)
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who will be the new Rays #1 prospect?
(Paul from St.Pete)
The top buy might still be Taylor Guerrieri, even with Tommy John surgery. (Mark Anderson)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)took over a clunker in a dynasty league and decent SP is non-existant on the wire. was able to trade for and pick up some SP prospects (archer, gausman, taillon and cingrani). any other young guys i should target? just missed out on wheeler. my trade chips are ellsbury, morse and papelbon.
(phin from Milwaukee)
Target the next wave of potential studs. Max Fried, Aaron Sanchez, Archie Bradley and Taylor Guerrieri are all potential top-25 prospects next year. (Bret Sayre)
2013-02-25 11:00:00 (link to chat)If Archer's stuff is NC-17 nasty, if Taylor Guerrieri performs to expectations or his ceiling...how nasty can/would he be?
(jlarsen from Chicago)
R rated with some sex scenes and general violence. Not appropriate for kids. (Jason Parks on the Top 101 Prospects)
2013-02-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on the following arms, as far as ceiling and likelihood to reach it: Taylor Guerrieri, Tyrell Jenkins, Victor Sanchez and Jose Castillo
(Kai from SLO)
I'm getting a ton of prospect questions from Kai, among others, and while I truly appreciate that you thought me worthy of answering them, I feel I'd be doing a disservice by not redirecting you to the far superior sources of prospect knowledge at BP. I'm not a scout, and I don't get to a ton of minor-league games, so much of my prospect knowledge comes from A) looking at stats, which offer an incomplete picture of minor-league players' potential, and B) reading the work more scouting-inclined prospect writers produce, at BP and elsewhere.

I could just rehash what I've read or tell you what the stats say, but you'd get a more complete picture by going to a primary source. Jason Parks, Nick Faleris, Mark Anderson, Chris Mellen, Jason Cole & Co. are always willing to answer questions promptly via email and on Twitter. (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who should I drop in my upcoming draft (I am thinking longer term in a keeper league): Daniel Norris Taylor Guerrieri J.O. Berrios Addison Reed Nolan Arenado Jedd Gyorko I need to drop at least two, but I will probably find better value than these guys in the 3rd and 4th rounds of the draft as well.
(sitdancer from Dc)
Berrios & Norris. Nothing against their talent, they're just the biggest risks among this list. (Paul Sporer)
2013-02-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Taylor Guerrieri stand a chance of becoming a frontline starter for me?
(Joe Maddon from TB)
A few years down the road, sure. If Matt Moore (who is locked up through 2019, if the club options in his extension are exercised) breaks out as expected and sticks around, he and Guerrieri could form one of the league's best 1-2 tandems come 2016-2017. (Daniel Rathman)
2013-01-16 13:30:00 (link to chat)Can you compare the potential of AJ Cole and Taylor Guerrieri? Both seem to have very bright futures with their respective organizations that have a history of developing high quality arms
(Kai from SLO)
Very different prospects for me. Cole is a pure arm strength guy that is still learning how to pitch. Guerrieri has an advanced feel for pitching and he turned in a tremendous season in the NYPL, even with reduced velocity.

Guerrieri is a considerably better prospect in my eyes. He carries less risk and still has a considerable ceiling. Cole is very raw and has a lot more flame-out potential. (Mark Anderson)
2012-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jason - congrats on putting a great team together, and thanks. Wondering if you can help clarify my confusion on Taylor Guerrieri? He seemed like a great pick for the Rays late in the first round last year as some reports had him with the third best stuff in the class after Bundy and Bradley. The Rays took it slow with him, as they often do, but when Guerrieri pitched his performance was sublime, at least statistically. So why does it seem some have cooled on him? I'm now hearing he only has 2 pitches and is viewed as a middle of the rotation guy. Has his stuff dropped a notch? Otherwise it seems bizarre that a guy with his pedigree and performance wouldn't be in the discussion of the very elite pitching prospects.
(Jake from Kalamazoo)
It's not uncommon for HS arms to lose a tick on the velo when they enter pro ball; the competition is superior, so you have to learn to pitch and not just throw, the demands on the arm more extreme (throwing more frequently), and often you have to sacrifice for improved command.

Taylor G is still a very good prospect, but he's not the same arm he was in HS. That might not be a bad thing at the end of the developmental process. He has a very heavy/lively FB thrown in the low-90s, which was a mid-upper 90s pitch at certain times as an amateur. His CB is still a big -time major league pitch. He has a good (but not great delivery), and his arm works pretty well, so the sharp control isn't much of a shock, and that makes me think a good changeup will eventually develop. If he develops into a quality #3 starter, the Rays will be extremely satisfied, and that should go for the fans as well. Most 1st round talents arrive with lofty ceilings, and most fail to reach those ceilings. #3 starters are extremely valuable, and we shouldn't look down on the current projection based on expectations created by the previous projection. Players change. He will most likely change again. You have to re-evaluate. (Jason Parks)
2012-10-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey, thanks for the chat. So how did Taylor Guerrieri look when you saw him in September? Do you want him or Aaron Sanchez in a lifetime keeper league?
(Rob from Alaska)
I like both quite a bit, but Sanchez has the higher upside. Guerrieri profiles as more of a mid-rotation guy, whereas Sanchez could develop into a strong two or better. (Bradley Ankrom)
2012-10-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey, thanks for the chat. So how did Taylor Guerrieri look when you saw him in September? Do you want him or Aaron Sanchez in a lifetime keeper league?
(Rob from Alaska)
I like both quite a bit, but Sanchez has the higher upside. Guerrieri profiles as more of a mid-rotation guy, whereas Sanchez could develop into a strong two or better. (Bradley Ankrom)
2012-09-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Aaron Sanchez or Taylor Guerreri?
(Rob from Alaska)
Can I let you know after I see Taylor Guerrieri tonight? (Bradley Ankrom)


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