Taylor Sparks

Cincinnati Reds (AA)
Age: 25
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 4" / 200
3B

RotoWire News: Sparks homered twice for High-A Daytona Beach, giving him his first three-hit day of the season. (5/29/2016)

1/5/2017
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1/29/2016
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11/19/2014
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Evaluating the Prospects: Cincinnati Reds by Kiley McDaniel



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Reds (R)552401041301412.9 %35.0 %.258.333.232.350.490.367111    
2015Reds (A+)125493136854146.1 %32.9 %.155.350.247.302.401.333114    
2016Reds (A+)652656263464.2 %21.5 %.139.259.220.265.359.29181    
2016Reds (AA)642478232826.9 %34.0 %.134.239.179.247.313.26261    
2017Reds (R)624123012.5 %20.8 %.250.286.250.375.500.400137    
2017Reds (A)331417162208.5 %33.3 %.226.300.226.319.452.350118    
2017Reds (AA)1873284012.3 %28.8 %.129.154.129.260.258.25657    
2018Steamer0100005.8 %33.2 %.146.274.201.255.347.260540.0-0.10.00.0
2018ZiPS10141016424846.3 %41.5 %.174.268.180.244.354.25853-0.2-25.15.1-0.7
2018Reds (AA)441614171708.7 %36.0 %.153.313.208.286.361.29380    
2018Steamer (R)0100006.0 %35.3 %.135.272.191.247.326.248460.0-0.10.00.0

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2014Reds (R)55198240462277104130310847400141.232
2015Reds (A+)125446493110712241368543001628637144.247
2016Reds (A+)6524526554331416263411057531764.220
2016Reds (AA)642242474027418232817184420120.179
2017Reds (R)620245220123305100100.250
2017Reds (A)331241412815517162212047500200.226
2017Reds (AA)18627384202849021200000.129
2018Steamer0110000000000000 00.201
2018ZiPS1013734106736132164248260170731542.180
2018Reds (AA)441441613018624171714158210101.208
2018Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.191

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014Reds (R)12.9 %35.0 %0.37.232.350.490.840.2588.9.333  2.3394.0.367111
2015Reds (A+)6.1 %32.9 %0.19.247.302.401.703.1556.8.350  1.1577.1.333114
2016Reds (A+)4.2 %21.5 %0.19.220.265.359.624.1394.7.259  -0.423-5.6.29181
2016Reds (AA)6.9 %34.0 %0.20.179.247.313.559.1344.4.239  0.316-10.6.26261
2017Reds (R)12.5 %20.8 %0.60.250.375.500.875.2500.4.286  0.051.2.400137
2017Reds (A)8.5 %33.3 %0.26.226.319.452.771.2263.0.300  0.0202.9.350118
2017Reds (AA)12.3 %28.8 %0.43.129.260.258.518.1292.0.154  0.04-3.4.25657
2018Steamer5.8 %33.2 %0.18.201.255.347.602.1463.7.2740.0 0.00-0.1.26054
2018ZiPS6.3 %41.5 %0.15.180.244.354.598.1744.9.268  -0.228-21.8.25853
2018Reds (AA)8.7 %36.0 %0.24.208.286.361.647.1534.5.313  -0.515-3.9.29380
2018Steamer (R)6.0 %35.3 %0.17.191.247.326.573.1354.0.2720.0 0.00-0.1.24846

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2014Reds (R)0.6514.5 %33.6 %51.8 %22.8 %17.5 %  46.6 %27.1 %26.3 %   
2015Reds (A+)1.1812.4 %47.3 %40.3 %21.9 %11.4 %  41.0 %26.6 %32.4 %   
2016Reds (A+)0.8612.8 %40.4 %46.8 %14.8 %6.8 %  40.6 %27.1 %32.3 %   
2016Reds (AA)0.7413.5 %36.9 %49.6 %24.3 %11.4 %  33.8 %28.9 %37.3 %   
2017Reds (R)0.630.0 %38.5 %61.5 %37.5 %12.5 %  40.0 %26.7 %33.3 %   
2017Reds (A)0.6314.5 %32.9 %52.6 %25.0 %17.5 %  45.5 %28.6 %26.0 %   
2017Reds (AA)0.5217.9 %28.2 %53.8 %33.3 %9.5 %  51.2 %19.5 %29.3 %   
2018Reds (AA)1.0320.2 %40.5 %39.3 %27.3 %12.1 %  48.3 %25.3 %26.4 %   

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Reds (R)37571613   156387543
2015Reds (A+)1341143525   2098421051
2016Reds (A+)76882413   307660967
2016Reds (AA)52701917   302644946
2017Reds (R)5803   163147
2017Reds (A)25401110   193361554
2017Reds (AA)112177   104183287
2018Reds (AA)3433179   230414644

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014Reds (R)3B5252456.0359112  5          
2015Reds (A+)3B1191191026.28224936  20          
2016Reds (A+)3B6262541.13712410  10          
2016Reds (AA)3B6058512.2371319  10          
2017Reds (R)3B6643.04141  1          
2017Reds (A)3B3131273.125385  1          
2017Reds (AA)3B1818166.05411  3          
2018Reds (AA)3B4442358.232658  6          

  • $1m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Cincinnati Reds on 6/30/2014 (Minor League)
    • 2014: $0M
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Other Notes: Round 2, Pick 58 Slot
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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  • 2014 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 17, Overall: 58
    • Team: Cincinnati Reds
    • School: St John Bosco (CA) HS
  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 24, Pick: 7, Overall: 728
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: St John Bosco (CA) HS