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  • Is Michael Taylor Ready for a Breakout?
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 11/25/2015 -  14
    to per 600 PA, too. Potential Comps Pre-Breakout Player Ht Wt PA OPS ISO HR/600 SB/600 Michael Taylor 6'3 210 554 0.640 0.131 16 17 Dexter Fowler 6'5 195 1613

  • Michael Taylor Vaults into Sleeperdom
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/10/2015 -  10
    When injury strikes, opportunity arises. This time, Michael Taylor is the beneficiary. Initially expected to step in for Jayson Werth as he recovers from right shoulder surgery, Taylor is suddenly

  • Michael Taylor Gives the Nationals Multiple Options
    in FanGraphs by Stephen Loftus - 12/1/2017 -  4
    could still be counted on as the weak side of a platoon, and there were bench bats who could otherwise fill in. Not many people were talking about Michael Taylor at that point -- and rightfully so

  • How Michael Taylor Compares to His Contemporaries
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/11/2015 -  14
    In the past 30 days, Michael Taylor -- the current National, not the former Athletic -- has hit four home runs and stolen six bases to go with seven runs and 16 RBI. Mike Podhorzer tabbed Taylor

  • Michael Taylor Retired, But Don't Feel Bad for Him
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/11/2015 -  14
    "How many individuals are in the top 1% of anything? If you're a Stanford graduate and you made it to the major leagues, who's complaining about that?" Michael Taylor told me in 2013. He retired

  • Steven Souza and Michael Taylor: Buried in Washington
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/25/2014 -  7
    Steven Souza and Michael Taylor enter the picture. They're both thoroughly blocked by veteran studs, and they both have massive fantasy potential. We'll start with Souza. He posted a .350/.432/.590

  • Michael Taylor, Liam Hendriks and Simon Castro: Prospect Chatter
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 1/5/2012 -  4
    play out. 1) Michael Taylor, A's With news of Coco Crisp reportedly re-signing with the A's on a two-year, $14 million deal, Taylor's 2012 just got a bit murkier. While the 26-year-old

  • Jason Kipnis, Michael Taylor, Tom Milone: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 7/22/2011 -  12
    at MI. ETA: Now! Michael Taylor, OF Organization: A's Current Level: Triple-A Statistics: .278 BA; .813 OPS; 10 HRs; 38 RBIs; 22:46 K:BB over 209 ABs 40-man roster: Yes Opportunity Rating: 8

  • Francoeur Denies Taylor Second Hit
    in NotGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/8/2011 -  9
    Jeff Francoeur throws out Michael Taylor at first base from right field. Your second major league hit was denied by getting thrown out by the right fielder. Yea... that sucks. I bet he

  • The White Sox Cap and Hip-Hop Culture
    in FanGraphs by Shakeia Taylor - 4/13/2018 -  34
    This is Shakeia Taylor's second piece as part of her April Residency at FanGraphs. Shakeia is an avid baseball fan and baseball history enthusiast. Her main interests include the Negro Leagues

  • Diversity in Baseball Begins in Little League
    in FanGraphs by Shakeia Taylor - 4/5/2018 -  55
    This is Shakeia Taylor's first piece as part of her April Residency at FanGraphs. Shakeia is an avid baseball fan and baseball history enthusiast. Her main interests include the Negro Leagues

  • The Underappreciated Legacy of Larry Doby
    in FanGraphs by Shakeia Taylor - 4/18/2018 -  27
    This is Shakeia Taylor's third piece as part of her April Residency at FanGraphs. Shakeia is an avid baseball fan and baseball history enthusiast. Her main interests include the Negro Leagues

  • Is Baseball Ready to Love Dick Allen?
    in FanGraphs by Shakeia Taylor - 5/1/2018 -  66
    This is Shakeia Taylor's fourth and final piece as part of her April Residency at FanGraphs. Shakeia is an avid baseball fan and baseball history enthusiast. Her main interests include the Negro

  • The Dodgers and Jacoby Ellsbury
    in Community by Weston Taylor - 10/31/2013 -  0

  • Hitting Wins Championships(?)
    in Community by Weston Taylor - 10/22/2014 -  2

  • Mets Dig Deep, Find Logan Taylor
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 5/3/2013 -  11
    Florida State League affiliate has the minor leagues' best rotation. It features Noah Syndergaard, Domingo Tapia, Luis Mateo (who is on the disabled list with an elbow injury), Michael Fulmer (DL

  • Stolen Base Buy Lows: Taylor & Jankowski
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/31/2018 -  4
    Michael Taylor I was a little surprised to find the 27-year-old available in my Tout Wars league where every semi-decent full-time player seems to be owned. While I didn’t need outfield help, I

  • Freshmen Report: Osuna, Sano, Smith, Taylor
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/21/2015 -  4
    ) into an expensive set-up man and the organization will certainly allow the veteran to walk via free agency at the end of the year knowing the closer’s role is in good hands. Michael Taylor, CF, Nationals

  • The Daily Grind: E-Rod, Porcello, Taylor
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/2/2015 -  13
    , Max Muncy, Logan Morrison, Trevor Plouffe Hitters (speed): Michael Taylor strikes out an awful lot. I don't consider him major league ready even though he has such an excellent combination

  • Third Base Updated Rankings: September
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/6/2011 -  10
    Pablo Sandoval Kevin Youkilis Evan Longoria Adrian Beltre Alex Rodriguez Brett Lawrie Michael Young David Wright Tier 2 becomes kind of a kitchen sink of solid producers in a variety

  • Implications of Houston's Move on Brett Wallace
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/19/2011 -  4
    for Michael Taylor, and then dealt six months later to the Astros for Anthony Gose. Perhaps he's run out of geographical locations as a fit and whatever karma he's carrying decided that his entire team

  • Third Base Tiers: June
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/8/2012 -  16
    then perhaps we should temper expectations. Sandoval and Longoria are here due to injury, but will likely jump up in a month. Tier 3 Mark Trumbo David Freese Kyle Seager Michael

  • Blow Up Your Innings
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/22/2013 -  22
    Miller, Jarred Cosart, Tony Cingrani, Taylor Jordan, Sonny Gray, Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran, and Danny Salazar. I'm probably missing several names here. Some of these pitchers have hard and fast inning

  • Casey McGehee and Rumors of Demise
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/3/2011 -  0
    Prince Fielder and where Mat Gamel and Taylor Green fit in. How McGehee finishes in September is going to not only impact his future with his real-life team, but how fantasy managers view his

  • Third Base 2011 Playoffs Edition: Worst In A Decade?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/27/2011 -  5
    , is predicated on playing time and you might see Taylor Green give him a run for his money in Spring. Betemit will be arbitration eligible and depending on his landing spot, his playing time

  • The Future of the Angels
    in Community by Michael Herring - 11/4/2016 -  2
    , Sean Newcomb definitely won't since he's on the Braves now. Taylor Ward and Matt Thaiss were both very weak first-round picks. Ward won't hit and Thaiss is basically limited to first base

  • Michael Young and Benjamin Franklin
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 7/18/2012 -  11
    In May, Michael Young was the #9 consensus ranked third baseman. In June, he hit .257/.306/.327 with zero home runs and zero stolen bases, which was really only slightly worse than the .280/.306/.372

  • Michael Pineda in Pinstripes
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 1/14/2012 -  17
    So Michael Pineda has parlayed his All-Star performance in Seattle into a gig in the Big Apple due to the overwhelming needs of Seattle's offense. Many are thinking Pineda slots in right behind C.C.

  • Michael Saunders Makes Good
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/28/2012 -  1
    when it comes to Michael Saunders. After three failed experiments at the Major League level, Saunders, 26, finally showed some of the promise the club hoped for as early as 2007. Over 553 plate

  • Michael Saunders is a Box of Chocolates
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/21/2014 -  10
    Michael Saunders had an infuriating 2014 season. Just ask Jack Zduriencik. Condor was good with the bat, sometimes even great. He played by most accounts superior defense. He did things on second

  • Michael Cuddyer Defies Platoon Logic
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 10/25/2013 -  3
    As a fantasy manager, you look at Michael Cuddyer's 2013 season statistics and there should be giant flashing red lights around this number: .382. That's Cuddyer's BABIP. Granted, he earned a good

  • Michael Barr's 10 Bold Projections
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 3/2/2012 -  10

  • Can Michael Saunders Meet His Potential?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/22/2013 -  8
    It seems like Michael Saunders has been tantalizing fantasy managers with his annual seven weeks of quality hitting for the better part of this century. Even for a Mariner fan, it's surprising

  • Risers at Third Base: Michael Cuddyer, Mark Reynolds, Scott Sizemore
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/21/2011 -  3
    a stab at what these gentlemen may produce from here on out, leaving that to the rest-of-the-season-machines, but I wanted to shed light on a few emerging developments over at the five. Michael Cuddyer

  • Picking Up Chris Taylor
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 8/18/2014 -  11
    With Hanley Ramirez out another week with his oblique injury, picking up and starting Chris Taylor as the Mariners play in Philadelphia and Boston looks like a decent replacement option in weekly

  • Tale Of Two Taylor Guerrieris
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 7/13/2012 -  1
    Recently, Tampa Bay Rays first-round pick Taylor Guerrieri received a tremendous write up for Bullpen Banter by JD Sussman. In it, the young right-hander showed enough to "profile as a top

  • Taylor Dugas, On-Base Machine
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 3/3/2014 -  2
    The 2014 Baseball America Prospect Handbook left outfielder Taylor Dugas off the Yankees' Top 30 prospect list, and the New York system isn't particularly well regarded, coming in 18th in BAs system

  • Taylor Jordan: Sleeper Deluxe
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/26/2014 -  20
    There's an intriguing battle taking place on the Nationals between two rather similar pitchers. Both Taylor Jordan and Tanner Roark debuted in Washington last year and impressed. Though Roark did

  • Is Taylor Jungmann for Real?
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 8/26/2015 -  12
    the major-league scene or settles into a lesser role. Coming into the 2015 season, Brewers right-hander Taylor Jungmann appeared to be little more than a failed first-round pick, with prospects

  • Looking Back: The Brien Taylor Story
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/4/2012 -  40
    Most of us spent the holidays with friends and family, celebrating the New Year and making resolutions we probably won't keep. Brien Taylor was busy celebrating his 40th birthday the day after

  • Stashing Chris Taylor in Dynasty Leagues
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 10/13/2014 -  8
    , Hanley Ramirez, and Chris Taylor. The two most interesting names on that list are former top prospect Brad Miller and 2012 fifth round draft pick Chris Taylor. Having owned Taylor in dynasty

  • Chris Taylor Is a Product of His Environment
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 10/18/2017 -  9
    Of all the unlikely breakout stars of 2017, Chris Taylor is a candidate for the honor of unlikeliest. The infielder/outfielder continues to be a force, homering and tripling in the Dodgers’ Game