Willy Taveras
Birthdate: 12/25/1981 (34 y, 11 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/182     Position: OF
Drafted: 2003 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 16, Overall: 16, Team: Houston Astros
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Taveras was released by the Royals on Thursday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. (7/25/2013)



DatePitcherInn.OutsBaseScorePlayLIREWEWPARE24
4/10O Perez2-T212_0-2Willy Taveras tripled to center (Fly). Josh Willingham scored. Ivan Rodriguez scored.1.770.4149.5 %.2101.93
4/10O Perez4-T11232-4Willy Taveras singled to center (Fliner (Liner)). Adam Dunn scored. Ian Desmond scored. Ivan Rodriguez advanced to 2B.3.201.5162.2 %.1521.35
4/11J Santana1-T0__30-0Willy Taveras walked.1.131.3759.4 %.0360.43
5/11J Niese4-T1___1-3Willy Taveras singled to right (Liner).0.480.2472.9 %.0180.25
5/11J Niese2-T1___0-3Willy Taveras singled to left (Grounder).0.360.2478.3 %.0140.25
4/18D Davis5-B012_1-10Willy Taveras singled to pitcher (Bunt Grounder). Adam Kennedy advanced to 3B. Alberto Gonzalez advanced to 2B.0.271.481.8 %.0130.85
5/11M Acosta5-T112_1-6Willy Taveras walked. Ivan Rodriguez advanced to 3B. Ian Desmond advanced to 2B.0.350.8695.4 %.0110.65
4/18D Davis3-B0___1-10Willy Taveras singled to center (Grounder).0.110.491.5 %.0050.38
4/15R Madson9-T21_34-5Willy Taveras advanced on a stolen base to 2B.1.350.4984.1 %.0040.10
5/13R Flores8-T212_6-12Willy Taveras singled to left (Fliner (Liner)). Adam Kennedy advanced to 3B. Ryan Zimmerman advanced to 2B.0.100.5098.7 %.0010.35
4/5D Herndon9-B2_231-11Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.000.590.0 %.000-0.59
4/14D Herndon9-T2___14-7Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.000.100.0 %.000-0.10
4/9J Mejia9-T2___8-2Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.000.090.0 %.000-0.09
5/1C Volstad8-T2___7-1Willy Taveras grounded out to pitcher (Liner).0.020.100.3 %-.001-0.10
4/20R Flores8-B1___4-10Willy Taveras flied out to center (Fly).0.090.260.5 %-.002-0.16
5/11H Takahashi7-T2___2-6Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.090.0994.3 %-.002-0.09
4/18D Davis1-B0___0-10Willy Taveras struck out looking.0.100.491.7 %-.003-0.23
4/11J Santana5-T0___0-5Willy Taveras grounded out to pitcher (Bunt Grounder).0.170.4694.7 %-.004-0.22
4/11R Valdes7-T112_0-5Willy Taveras struck out swinging.0.200.8697.8 %-.004-0.45
4/11F Rodriguez9-T112_2-5Willy Taveras fouled out to first (Fly).0.240.8697.5 %-.005-0.45
4/19M Daley7-B21__5-2Willy Taveras was caught stealing.0.200.2393.9 %-.006-0.23
4/20M Belisle6-B1_2_3-10Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). Ian Desmond advanced to 3B.0.220.671.8 %-.006-0.31
4/18C Vargas6-B1___5-10Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.290.264.0 %-.007-0.16
4/18C Villanueva8-B1___7-11Willy Taveras flied out to second (Fly).0.340.262.6 %-.008-0.16
4/11J Santana3-T0___0-4Willy Taveras flied out to second (Fly).0.340.4687.5 %-.008-0.22
4/12C Hamels3-T2___0-1Willy Taveras struck out swinging.0.410.1057.9 %-.010-0.10
5/10J Mejia9-T212_1-3Willy Taveras reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Ryan Zimmerman out at second.0.510.4193.1 %-.013-0.41
4/27J Berg9-T11__1-3Willy Taveras was caught stealing.0.410.5492.4 %-.014-0.43
4/12J Contreras7-T1___7-4Willy Taveras struck out swinging.0.580.267.8 %-.015-0.16
4/10J Mejia9-T0___3-4Willy Taveras grounded out to first (Grounder).0.600.4684.8 %-.015-0.22
4/12C Hamels1-T1___0-0Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.620.2647.8 %-.015-0.16
5/1C Volstad6-T0___5-1Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.640.508.0 %-.016-0.24
4/26C Silva3-T1___2-0Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.680.2726.3 %-.017-0.17
4/12C Hamels5-T0___2-4Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.680.4975.8 %-.017-0.23
5/15J Hammel7-T2___3-3Willy Taveras struck out looking.0.820.1342.6 %-.023-0.13
4/26C Silva5-T0___3-2Willy Taveras flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).1.270.5236.2 %-.033-0.24
4/24G Sherrill10-B2___3-3Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.360.1053.4 %-.034-0.10
4/26C Silva6-T21__3-3Willy Taveras grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.260.2446.0 %-.036-0.24
5/7R Pinto8-B0___2-4Willy Taveras flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).1.690.4915.8 %-.042-0.23
4/10R Igarashi6-T2_233-4Willy Taveras struck out swinging.2.130.5768.3 %-.061-0.57