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Michael Taylor
Birthdate: 12/19/1985 (30 y, 7 m, 6 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/255     Position: OF
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 19, Overall: 173, Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Taylor announced his retirement from baseball Tuesday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports. (3/10/2015)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Phillies (A-)662616303388.8 %20.3 %.137.267.227.300.365.31489    
2008Phillies (A)672881040501010.8 %14.9 %.193.404.361.441.554.445178    
2008Phillies (A+)652669363857.1 %17.3 %.230.374.329.380.560.418161    
2009Phillies (AA)86363155965189.6 %14.0 %.236.357.333.408.569.430168    
2009Phillies (AAA)3012851519310.2 %14.8 %.209.292.282.359.491.375134    
2010Desert Dogs (R)3012822015612.5 %13.3 %.130.315.278.391.407.373110    
2010Athletics (AAA)12752367978169.8 %17.6 %.121.325.272.348.392.33493    
2011Athletics (AAA)934001651641411.5 %20.0 %.183.310.272.360.456.361103    
2011Athletics1135141014.3 %31.4 %.100.278.200.314.300.286790.3-0.6-3.6-0.3
2012Athletics (AAA)1205431281671815.8 %19.3 %.154.349.287.405.441.382125    
2012Athletics62102000.0 %47.6 %.048.273.143.143.190.144-17-0.1-3.00.2-0.2
2013Athletics (AAA)112481185485510.4 %18.3 %.193.313.281.360.474.370120    
2013Athletics92500008.0 %20.0 %.000.056.043.120.043.091-55-0.1-4.5-1.3-0.5
2014White Sox (AAA)6425464138111.4 %19.7 %.183.365.306.386.489.389141    
2014Athletics (AAA)5925853431712.8 %19.4 %.142.293.243.357.385.33898    
2014White Sox1133030015.2 %27.3 %.036.368.250.364.286.305930.1-0.2-1.9-0.1
2016Steamer0100009.4 %22.3 %.144.303.250.327.394.317980.00.00.00.0
2016Steamer (R)0100009.9 %22.7 %.145.304.250.330.395.316940.00.00.00.0
Total- - -37114191010.5 %30.7 %.049.242.167.254.216.223360.1-8.3-6.6-1.2

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Phillies (A-)66233261533314063033230532211082.227
2008Phillies (A)672492889065123104050311436205103.361
2008Phillies (A+)65243266804327193638193462201056.329
2009Phillies (AA)86318363106652241559653575173014184.333
2009Phillies (AAA)301101283119615151913019230331.282
2010Desert Dogs (R)301081283020802201516017400461.278
2010Athletics (AAA)12746452312688266679785119253022165.272
2011Athletics (AAA)933494009563160165164461803208145.272
2011Athletics11303565001415011000000.200
2012Athletics (AAA)120449543129853111281678621055308183.287
2012Athletics6212132100200010000100.143
2013Athletics (AAA)1124204811187425118548550088560952.281
2013Athletics923251100000205000100.043
2014White Sox (AAA)6421925467411826413829150240310.306
2014Athletics (AAA)5921825853331415343133150610972.243
2014White Sox1128337610030509000000.250
2016Steamer0110000000000000 00.250
2016Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.250
Total- - -3710211417142019112035000200.167

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Phillies (A-)8.8 %20.3 %0.43.227.300.365.665.1374.6.267  0.728-3.4.31489
2008Phillies (A)10.8 %14.9 %0.72.361.441.554.995.1935.6.404  0.56327.6.445178
2008Phillies (A+)7.1 %17.3 %0.41.329.380.560.939.2303.7.374  -1.44918.5.418161
2009Phillies (AA)9.6 %14.0 %0.69.333.408.569.977.2367.0.357  2.17028.2.430168
2009Phillies (AAA)10.2 %14.8 %0.68.282.359.491.850.2095.1.292  0.1204.9.375134
2010Desert Dogs (R)12.5 %13.3 %0.94.278.391.407.798.1305.4.315  0.7212.0.373110
2010Athletics (AAA)9.8 %17.6 %0.55.272.348.392.740.1216.9.325  0.865-5.2.33493
2011Athletics (AAA)11.5 %20.0 %0.58.272.360.456.816.1834.0.310  0.3581.4.361103
2011Athletics14.3 %31.4 %0.45.200.314.300.614.1001.4.2780.20.10.03-0.8.28679
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Athletics (AAA)15.8 %19.3 %0.82.287.405.441.846.1545.0.349  2.29018.2.382125
2012Athletics0.0 %47.6 %0.00.143.143.190.333.0482.6.2730.0-0.10.00-2.9.144-17
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Athletics (AAA)10.4 %18.3 %0.57.281.360.474.833.1933.2.313  -0.17212.0.370120
2013Athletics8.0 %20.0 %0.40.043.120.043.163.0000.1.0560.0-0.10.0-2-4.4.091-55
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014White Sox (AAA)11.4 %19.7 %0.58.306.386.489.874.1834.6.365  0.14212.0.389141
2014Athletics (AAA)12.8 %19.4 %0.66.243.357.385.742.1425.4.293  0.533-0.8.33898
2014White Sox15.2 %27.3 %0.56.250.364.286.649.0361.1.3680.3-0.20.03-0.1.30593
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2016Steamer9.4 %22.3 %0.42.250.327.394.721.1440.1.3030.0 0.000.0.31798
2016Steamer (R)9.9 %22.7 %0.43.250.330.395.725.1453.7.3040.0 0.000.0.31694
Total- - -10.5 %30.7 %0.34.167.254.216.470.0491.3.2420.5-0.3-0.14-8.2.22336

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2011Athletics1.2915.8 %47.4 %36.8 %0.0 %14.3 %11.1 %0.0 %42.1 %42.1 %15.8 %26.3 %52.6 %21.1 %
2012Athletics1.3336.4 %36.4 %27.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.2 %72.7 %9.1 %0.0 %54.5 %45.5 %
2013Athletics0.7522.2 %33.3 %44.4 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %22.2 %61.1 %16.7 %27.8 %72.2 %0.0 %
2014White Sox1.255.3 %52.6 %42.1 %37.5 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %31.6 %26.3 %42.1 %15.8 %68.4 %15.8 %
Total- - -1.1217.9 %43.3 %38.8 %11.5 %3.8 %6.9 %0.0 %29.9 %47.8 %22.4 %19.4 %62.7 %17.9 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Athletics97301005695151
2012Athletics4340000246589
2013Athletics68400004171112
2014White Sox108131005189140
Total- - -2926123200172320492

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Athletics0.06-0.350.411.850.200.631.6310.19-0.09
2012Athletics-0.06-0.340.28-3.59-0.390.820.181-0.330.26
2013Athletics-0.20-0.310.11-3.65-0.390.610.031-0.550.22
2014White Sox-0.74-1.060.32-3.65-0.391.292.274-0.16-0.41
Total- - --0.93-2.061.13-9.05-0.980.851.567-0.85-0.24

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Athletics58.9% (92.2)9.9% (83.7)7.3% (88.1)12.6% (76.9)10.6% (80.1)0.7% (87.0)  
2012Athletics50.6% (92.5)13.5% (86.3)10.1% (89.2)4.5% (78.0)16.9% (83.5)4.5% (85.8)  
2013Athletics67.0% (92.0)15.2% (83.5)0.9% (83.0)8.0% (76.0)6.3% (83.0)2.7% (85.0)  
2014White Sox62.1% (91.4)11.4% (84.8)5.0% (87.3)8.6% (76.1)10.7% (80.5)2.1% (81.3)  
Total- - -60.2% (92.0)12.2% (84.5)5.7% (88.1)8.9% (76.6)10.8% (81.5)2.2% (84.5)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Athletics43.7 %8.6 %7.3 %0.7 % 5.3 %11.9 %11.3 %  11.3 %   
2012Athletics34.8 %6.7 %13.5 %  6.7 %12.4 %4.5 %  21.4 %   
2013Athletics29.5 %21.4 % 1.8 % 17.0 %16.1 %8.0 %  6.3 %   
2014White Sox35.7 %19.3 %3.6 %2.9 % 7.1 %12.9 %7.9 %0.7 % 10.0 %   
Total- - -36.6 %14.2 %5.7 %1.4 % 8.7 %13.2 %8.3 %0.2 % 11.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Athletics92.889.989.189.3 90.583.176.7  80.4  
2012Athletics92.993.289.8  89.985.978.0  83.9  
2013Athletics91.491.1 84.7 93.483.575.9  83.1  
2014White Sox91.790.887.281.7 91.785.075.286.3 80.1  
Total- - -92.290.989.183.6 92.084.276.286.3 81.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Athletics-1.21.10.2-0.20.10.0 -1.357.082.09-1.220.753.75 
2012Athletics-1.60.2-0.4-0.3-1.20.1 -3.651.43-4.90-7.73-8.231.31 
2013Athletics-4.40.1-0.1-0.4-0.20.2 -5.910.73-6.01-4.25-2.367.08 
2014White Sox-0.6-0.60.80.2-0.10.1 -0.70-4.0510.821.54-0.924.79 
Total- - --7.90.70.5-0.7-1.40.4 -2.661.181.74-1.68-2.684.05 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Athletics-1.50.10.10.1 0.11.0-0.2  0.3  
2012Athletics-0.8-0.7-0.4  -0.20.1-0.3  -1.2  
2013Athletics-2.4-1.6 0.1 -0.40.0-0.4  -0.1  
2014White Sox-1.30.10.80.2 0.6-0.70.20.0 -0.2  
Total- - --6.0-2.10.50.4 0.00.5-0.70.0 -1.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Athletics-2.290.480.878.54 0.665.83-1.01  1.55  
2012Athletics-2.59-11.27-2.93  -3.541.20-7.73  -6.37  
2013Athletics-7.35-6.67 6.18 -2.230.07-4.25  -1.52  
2014White Sox-2.600.4015.034.56 5.66-3.851.403.54 -1.23  
Total- - --3.36-3.011.775.59 -0.040.77-1.733.54 -2.15  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Athletics32.2 %59.4 %43.7 %50.0 %81.6 %68.2 %42.4 %57.1 %13.9 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Athletics45.7 %60.5 %52.8 %47.6 %69.2 %59.6 %48.3 %66.7 %21.4 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Athletics31.6 %58.2 %44.6 %77.8 %84.4 %82.0 %49.1 %48.0 %8.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014White Sox30.8 %51.6 %40.0 %66.7 %87.5 %78.6 %44.3 %54.6 %8.6 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
Total- - -34.0 %57.1 %44.5 %59.3 %81.3 %72.2 %45.5 %56.1 %12.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Athletics30.3 %57.3 %43.7 %43.5 %81.4 %68.2 %49.7 %18.5
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Athletics47.8 %58.1 %52.8 %40.9 %76.0 %59.6 %48.3 %21.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Athletics34.0 %54.2 %44.6 %72.2 %87.5 %82.0 %52.7 %21.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox28.8 %52.2 %40.0 %61.9 %88.6 %78.6 %47.9 %22.8
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -33.9 %55.3 %44.5 %53.6 %83.7 %72.2 %49.6 %20.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011AthleticsLF3218.0300000000     1.000 
2012AthleticsLF2110.0200000000     1.000 
2013AthleticsLF5325.0800000000     1.000 
2014White SoxLF8764.11320000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF1813117.12620000000     1.000 
2011AthleticsRF8765.02002110000     .909 
2012AthleticsRF4437.01200000000     1.000 
2013AthleticsRF6328.0400000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF1814130.03602110000     .947 
2011AthleticsOF11983.02302110000     .920 
2012AthleticsOF6547.01400000000     1.000 
2013AthleticsOF11653.01200000000     1.000 
2014White SoxOF8764.11320000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF3627247.16222110000     .970 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011AthleticsLF18.0  -1-10-243.7500    -0.5 -0.60.0-1.1-59.6
2012AthleticsLF10.0  0011111.0001    -0.2 -0.40.0-0.5-67.7
2013AthleticsLF25.0  00-1-1771.0001    -0.2 -0.20.0-0.4-15.1
2014White SoxLF64.1  20-2098.8895    0.2 -1.60.1-1.4-29.4
Total- - -LF117.1  1-1-2-22119.9057    -0.7 -2.80.2-3.4-32.3
2011AthleticsRF65.0  00001514.9336    -0.8 -0.8-0.5-2.1-42.4
2012AthleticsRF37.0  0022771.0005    0.2 0.80.11.030.3
2013AthleticsRF28.0  00-1-153.6001    0.0 -0.70.0-0.7-32.3
Total- - -RF130.0  00112724.88912    -0.6 -0.8-0.4-1.7-17.3
2011AthleticsOF83.0  -1-10-21917.8956    -1.3 -1.5-0.4-3.2-42.8
2012AthleticsOF47.0  0033881.0006    0.0 0.40.10.511.8
2013AthleticsOF53.0  00-2-21210.8332    -0.2 -0.90.1-1.0-23.0
2014White SoxOF64.1  20-2098.8895    0.2 -1.60.1-1.4-29.4
Total- - -OF247.1  1-1-1-14843.89619    -1.3 -3.6-0.2-5.1-23.9

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AthleticsLF10.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
2013AthleticsLF25.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
2014White SoxLF64.10.0%      (4)0.0%      (2)33.3%      (3)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (12)
Total- - -LF117.10.0%      (6)0.0%      (3)33.3%      (3)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (20)
2012AthleticsRF37.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (11)
2013AthleticsRF28.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -RF130.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (14)
2012AthleticsOF47.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (12)
2013AthleticsOF53.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (10)
2014White SoxOF64.10.0%      (4)0.0%      (2)33.3%      (3)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (12)
Total- - -OF247.10.0%      (6)0.0%      (3)25.0%      (4)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (34)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Athletics-0.90.3-3.2-0.4-0.6-3.60.11.0-3.1-0.3($2.5) 
2012Athletics-2.9-0.10.5-0.2-3.00.20.10.6-2.1-0.2($1.4) 
2013Athletics-4.4-0.1-1.0-0.3-4.5-1.30.10.7-5.0-0.5($4.0) 
2014White Sox-0.30.1-1.4-0.5-0.2-1.90.10.9-1.0-0.1($0.9) 
Total- - --8.40.1-5.1-1.5-8.3-6.60.43.3-11.1-1.2($8.7) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Oakland Athletics on 3/3/2014 (Other)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Source: spotrac.com
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 19, Overall: 173
    • Team: Philadelphia Phillies
    • School: Stanford U