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Willy Taveras
Birthdate: 12/25/1981 (35 y, 7 m)     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)



SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009vs L as L10000000080000000010.000
2009vs R as L230000000180000000071.000
2009vs L as R411051132319400734021013023.219
2009vs R as R9329932474647212312140372182152.247
2009vs L4210511323194001534021013033.219
2009vs R9429932474647214112140372182223.247
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Home501952114943411296120260041133.251
2009Away52209226484071027960322271123.230
2009Home vs L214952121200091208001022.245
2009Home vs R461461593731411205100180031111.253
2009Away vs L215661117400622013012011.196
2009Away vs R48153165373331021740192151112.242
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Mar/Apr1965801713310142808223050.262
2009May2610811729244011966018003072.269
2009Jun177274129300530016002231.167
2009Jul2396101242301093308002063.250
2009Aug135456121110071107001040.222
2009Sept/Oct4993300020001000000.333
20091st Half72286315705810114112160442292174.245
20092nd Half3011812227251101532014002082.229
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Grounders87147147393630007000000200.265
2009Flies721111139521113000020000.081
2009Liners395353383161004000000000.717
2009Bunts3935461111000010000011000.314
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as R to Left74114118413280119000013200.360
2009as R to Center86146155393522004000018000.267
2009as R to Right628686171610002000000000.198
2009Pull74114118413280119000013200.360
2009Center86146155393522004000018000.267
2009Opposite628686171610002000000000.198
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Low Leverage8718419650436109990231110122.272
2009Medium Leverage97197215453851139690281172124.228
2009High Leverage2823262200080007003010.087
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Through 3 - 06460000000201000000.000
2009Through 3 - 12017212101000402000000.118
2009Through 3 - 236314831020021607010000.097
2009Through 2 - 03228344301001607000000.143
2009Through 1 - 08614816038334100510018101000.257
2009Through 2 - 15872821312010038015011000.181
2009Through 1 - 19015016533302011711025121100.220
2009Through 0 - 19521523048397111108040124100.223
2009Through 2 - 263708612110100414023020100.171
2009Through 1 - 2741091191715110048024110100.156
2009Through 0 - 26493941713310021026000000.183
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Bases Empty10028530064529211114037100000.225
2009Men on Base81119137333120001440211211200.277
2009Men In Scoring61698016151000144014124000.232
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009as CF973994329683111154151805822112256.241
2009as PH5551001010000000000.200
2009as PR1000000010000000000.000
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Batting 1st82339368806611214711170522282206.236
2009Batting 2nd145962171700084106002050.288
2009Batting 8th1000000010000000000.000
2009Batting 9th5670000000000001000.000

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009vs L as L0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs R as L0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009vs L as R3.5 %18.6 %0.19.219.245.257.503.038.2714-9.6.22627
2009vs R as R4.3 %11.4 %0.38.247.285.294.579.047.27921-18.0.26250
2009vs L3.5 %18.6 %0.19.219.245.257.503.038.2714-9.6.22627
2009vs R4.3 %11.4 %0.38.247.285.294.579.047.27921-18.0.26250
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Home5.7 %12.3 %0.46.251.295.297.592.046.28615-10.5.26953
2009Away2.7 %14.2 %0.19.230.256.273.528.043.26810-17.1.23736
2009Home vs L3.8 %15.4 %0.25.245.275.245.519.000.2932-3.9.23835
2009Home vs R6.3 %11.3 %0.56.253.301.315.616.062.28312-6.6.27962
2009Away vs L3.3 %21.3 %0.15.196.220.268.488.071.2502-5.7.21519
2009Away vs R2.4 %11.5 %0.21.242.269.275.543.033.2748-11.4.24539
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Mar/Apr10.0 %10.0 %1.00.262.351.338.689.077.2889-1.0.31385
2009May5.1 %15.4 %0.33.269.307.333.640.065.31510-4.0.28768
2009Jun0.0 %21.6 %0.00.167.167.208.375.042.214-1-10.1.164-15
2009Jul3.0 %7.9 %0.38.250.273.271.544.021.2735-7.0.24540
2009Aug1.8 %12.5 %0.14.222.236.241.477.019.2551-5.3.21519
2009Sept/Oct0.0 %11.1 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.3751-0.2.29875
20091st Half5.1 %14.0 %0.36.245.288.297.585.052.28421-16.8.26452
20092nd Half1.6 %11.5 %0.14.229.242.254.496.025.2604-10.8.22224
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.265.265.286.551.020.2657-10.2.24539
2009Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.081.080.144.224.063.071-8-21.9.094-62
2009Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.717.717.8681.585.151.7172216.1.696342
2009Bunts0.0 %0.0 %0.00.314.314.314.629.000.3144-1.8.28164
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as R to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.360.357.456.813.096.351172.5.354113
2009as R to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.267.265.308.574.041.2659-9.9.25244
2009as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.198.198.209.407.012.1980-10.5.181-4
2009Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.360.357.456.813.096.351172.5.354113
2009Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.267.265.308.574.041.2659-9.9.25244
2009Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.198.198.209.407.012.1980-10.5.181-4
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Low Leverage4.6 %11.7 %0.39.272.308.315.623.043.30916-7.8.28163
2009Medium Leverage4.2 %13.0 %0.32.228.264.279.544.051.26011-14.8.24539
2009High Leverage0.0 %26.9 %0.00.087.087.087.174.000.125-2-5.4.078-73
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Through 3 - 033.3 %16.7 %2.00.000.333.000.333.000.0000-0.5.23633
2009Through 3 - 119.0 %9.5 %2.00.118.286.235.521.118.1331-1.3.25345
2009Through 3 - 233.3 %14.6 %2.29.097.396.226.622.129.1205-0.3.32090
2009Through 2 - 017.6 %20.6 %0.86.143.294.214.508.071.1902-2.2.25043
2009Through 1 - 06.3 %11.3 %0.56.257.308.297.605.041.29212-6.9.27660
2009Through 2 - 19.8 %18.3 %0.53.181.259.208.468.028.2243-7.2.22224
2009Through 1 - 16.7 %15.2 %0.44.220.274.253.528.033.2548-11.6.24338
2009Through 0 - 13.5 %17.4 %0.20.223.252.279.531.056.26710-17.3.23834
2009Through 2 - 216.3 %26.7 %0.61.171.302.200.502.029.2455-5.7.24841
2009Through 1 - 26.7 %20.2 %0.33.156.218.183.402.028.1981-13.6.1903
2009Through 0 - 21.1 %27.7 %0.04.183.191.237.428.054.2540-10.9.1881
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Bases Empty4.7 %12.3 %0.38.225.263.281.544.056.25515-20.6.24640
2009Men on Base2.9 %15.3 %0.19.277.302.294.596.017.33010-6.8.26855
2009Men In Scoring5.0 %17.5 %0.29.232.276.246.523.014.2814-5.9.24036
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009as CF4.2 %13.4 %0.31.241.276.281.556.040.27824-27.5.25244
2009as PH0.0 %0.0 %0.00.200.200.600.800.400.20010.0.31788
2009as PR0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Batting 1st4.6 %14.1 %0.33.236.275.289.564.053.27421-22.6.25446
2009Batting 2nd1.6 %9.7 %0.17.288.300.288.588.000.3214-3.2.26553
2009Batting 8th0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2009Batting 9th0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1-1.9.000-100

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009vs L as L0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs R as L0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009vs L as R1.326.5 %53.2 %40.3 %22.6 %0.0 %9.8 %45.5 %33.0 %47.7 %19.3 %31.8 %55.7 %12.5 %429128301
2009vs R as R1.2920.3 %44.9 %34.7 %18.3 %1.2 %8.5 %25.7 %32.8 %41.7 %25.5 %28.4 %56.8 %14.8 %1163388775
2009vs L1.326.5 %53.2 %40.3 %22.6 %0.0 %9.8 %45.5 %33.0 %47.7 %19.3 %31.8 %55.7 %12.5 %429128301
2009vs R1.2920.3 %44.9 %34.7 %18.3 %1.2 %8.5 %25.7 %32.8 %41.7 %25.5 %28.4 %56.8 %14.8 %1163388775
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Home1.4517.8 %48.7 %33.6 %17.6 %2.0 %9.5 %38.1 %33.0 %43.9 %23.1 %31.8 %55.5 %12.7 %758247511
2009Away1.1816.1 %45.3 %38.5 %21.0 %0.0 %8.2 %24.0 %32.8 %42.5 %24.7 %26.9 %57.5 %15.6 %834269565
2009Home vs L1.337.9 %52.6 %39.5 %20.0 %0.0 %15.0 %50.0 %31.0 %47.6 %21.4 %35.7 %54.8 %9.5 %18555130
2009Home vs R1.5021.1 %47.4 %31.6 %16.7 %2.8 %7.4 %35.3 %33.6 %42.8 %23.7 %30.5 %55.7 %13.7 %573192381
2009Away vs L1.315.1 %53.8 %41.0 %25.0 %0.0 %4.8 %42.9 %34.8 %47.8 %17.4 %28.3 %56.5 %15.2 %24473171
2009Away vs R1.1319.7 %42.6 %37.7 %19.6 %0.0 %9.6 %16.7 %32.1 %40.7 %27.1 %26.4 %57.9 %15.7 %590196394
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Mar/Apr1.6917.3 %51.9 %30.8 %12.5 %0.0 %7.4 %20.0 %27.4 %51.6 %21.0 %25.8 %61.3 %12.9 %317126191
2009May1.0920.2 %41.7 %38.1 %15.6 %3.1 %11.4 %33.3 %44.1 %34.4 %21.5 %29.0 %52.7 %18.3 %452148304
2009Jun1.638.7 %56.5 %34.8 %12.5 %0.0 %7.7 %33.3 %37.9 %36.2 %25.9 %24.1 %63.8 %12.1 %26872196
2009Jul1.1317.5 %43.8 %38.8 %19.4 %0.0 %11.4 %40.0 %26.7 %50.0 %23.3 %33.3 %55.6 %11.1 %340102238
2009Aug1.2516.3 %46.5 %37.2 %31.3 %0.0 %5.0 %20.0 %25.0 %43.8 %31.3 %31.3 %54.2 %14.6 %18459125
2009Sept/Oct2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %37.5 %37.5 %25.0 %31922
20091st Half1.3416.7 %47.7 %35.6 %16.9 %1.3 %9.7 %29.7 %35.6 %41.5 %22.9 %27.7 %57.7 %14.6 %1174385789
20092nd Half1.2217.5 %45.4 %37.1 %25.0 %0.0 %6.8 %33.3 %26.4 %47.2 %26.4 %33.0 %53.8 %13.2 %418131287
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Grounders147.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %8.8 %0.0 %42.2 %44.9 %12.9 %22.5 %64.6 %12.9 %524147377
2009Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %19.5 %0.9 %0.0 %0.0 %21.2 %40.7 %38.1 %40.7 %52.2 %7.1 %423146277
2009Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %35.9 %34.0 %30.2 %17.0 %45.3 %37.7 %15347106
2009Bunts0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %30.4 %28.3 %54.4 %17.4 %37.0 %54.4 %8.7 %892861
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as R to Left2.5818.1 %59.0 %22.9 %20.8 %4.2 %11.3 %46.2 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.3 %61.0 %18.6 %422127295
2009as R to Center1.4313.8 %50.8 %35.4 %19.6 %0.0 %7.6 %24.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %34.8 %54.2 %11.0 %476151325
2009as R to Right0.4420.5 %24.4 %55.1 %18.6 %0.0 %5.3 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %31.4 %54.7 %14.0 %29190201
2009Pull2.5818.1 %59.0 %22.9 %20.8 %4.2 %11.3 %46.2 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.3 %61.0 %18.6 %422127295
2009Center1.4313.8 %50.8 %35.4 %19.6 %0.0 %7.6 %24.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %34.8 %54.2 %11.0 %476151325
2009Opposite0.4420.5 %24.4 %55.1 %18.6 %0.0 %5.3 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %31.4 %54.7 %14.0 %29190201
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Low Leverage1.3521.2 %45.2 %33.6 %16.3 %0.0 %9.1 %47.1 %30.7 %42.3 %27.0 %28.2 %55.2 %16.6 %720250470
2009Medium Leverage1.2413.2 %48.0 %38.8 %22.0 %1.7 %9.6 %24.0 %35.0 %44.6 %20.3 %30.5 %58.2 %11.3 %777242535
2009High Leverage1.6013.3 %53.3 %33.3 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %31.6 %36.8 %31.6 %26.3 %52.6 %21.1 %952471
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Through 3 - 00.500.0 %33.3 %66.7 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %342014
2009Through 3 - 10.4413.3 %26.7 %60.0 %33.3 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %40.0 %46.7 %13.3 %1226755
2009Through 3 - 20.8312.0 %40.0 %48.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %32.0 %28.0 %32.0 %48.0 %20.0 %330160170
2009Through 2 - 01.2510.0 %50.0 %40.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %47.6 %23.8 %38.1 %47.6 %14.3 %18989100
2009Through 1 - 01.2020.4 %43.4 %36.3 %19.5 %0.0 %10.2 %33.3 %30.5 %45.8 %23.7 %33.6 %49.6 %16.8 %627274353
2009Through 2 - 10.7414.5 %36.4 %49.1 %29.6 %0.0 %10.0 %50.0 %33.9 %37.3 %28.8 %39.0 %50.9 %10.2 %427198229
2009Through 1 - 11.1911.2 %48.3 %40.5 %19.1 %2.1 %12.5 %58.3 %35.9 %40.6 %23.4 %35.2 %54.7 %10.2 %762300462
2009Through 0 - 11.2113.3 %47.4 %39.3 %19.1 %1.5 %7.3 %37.5 %35.4 %38.7 %26.0 %27.1 %59.7 %13.3 %918242676
2009Through 2 - 21.258.2 %51.0 %40.8 %10.0 %0.0 %4.0 %0.0 %49.0 %36.7 %14.3 %28.6 %59.2 %12.2 %523221302
2009Through 1 - 21.558.1 %55.8 %36.0 %16.1 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %37.2 %36.1 %26.7 %31.4 %54.7 %14.0 %623199424
2009Through 0 - 21.2711.9 %49.3 %38.8 %15.4 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %37.3 %37.3 %25.4 %28.4 %53.7 %17.9 %40074326
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Bases Empty1.1215.5 %44.7 %39.8 %21.1 %1.1 %8.9 %18.2 %30.7 %42.7 %26.6 %29.4 %54.8 %15.7 %1129374755
2009Men on Base2.0020.7 %52.9 %26.4 %13.0 %0.0 %8.7 %41.7 %37.8 %44.1 %18.0 %28.8 %60.4 %10.8 %463142321
2009Men In Scoring2.1417.0 %56.6 %26.4 %14.3 %0.0 %3.3 %37.5 %34.4 %42.6 %23.0 %29.5 %63.9 %6.6 %29196195
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009as CF1.2916.9 %46.8 %36.4 %19.6 %0.9 %9.0 %30.4 %32.8 %43.2 %24.0 %29.1 %56.8 %14.1 %15745111063
2009as PH3.0020.0 %60.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %18513
2009as PR0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2009Batting 1st1.3416.2 %48.1 %35.8 %20.4 %1.1 %9.6 %29.7 %34.7 %43.1 %22.2 %29.3 %56.6 %14.1 %1373444929
2009Batting 2nd1.0023.4 %38.3 %38.3 %16.7 %0.0 %5.6 %37.5 %23.6 %41.8 %34.6 %25.5 %58.2 %16.4 %20269133
2009Batting 8th0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2009Batting 9th2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %57.1 %14.3 %57.1 %42.9 %0.0 %17314