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Michael TaylorTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Washington Nationals MLB Years: 2014-2018
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PositionsCF-852, OF-113, LF-51, RF-43, SS-19, 3B-9, 2B-9, 1B-4, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Anthony Taylor
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 26,1991 [27.264]PlaceFort Lauderdale,Florida
High SchoolWestminster Academy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 6th round (172nd overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$125,000Signing ScoutsTony ArangoService Time3.010 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2014-WAS-#7 ... 2015-MLB-#32 ... 2015-WAS-#2
MLB DebutAugust 12,2014 [23.139]
OrganizationsWAS [9] Awards6
TBC Player ID148579Retrosheet IDtaylm002MLBAM ID572191
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power72Contact18XBH67RBIs53Runs68Hitting46Durability46Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas5ss193812814254311212143111502.195.270.297.567388149.238.102.203.2559.4020.812.210.67128.0032.00
2010Hagerstown SunsSALAwas-1b19513031001001210000.231.333.308.6414115.273.077.154.3006.6713.332.000.000.0033.33
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4314114285311312153321502.199.276.298.574429164.241.099.199.2599.1520.122.200.61141.0032.14
2011Hagerstown SunsSALAwas3cf2012644264112267136823123212064407.253.310.432.74219146488.316.179.276.3246.5624.593.752.6634.0041.07
2012Potomac NationalsCaroA+was12cf2110938451933323371994011333106.242.318.362.68013938431.335.120.250.3029.2826.222.830.70128.0040.86
2013Potomac NationalsCaroA+wascf2213350979134416108751755131827110.263.340.426.76621757581.331.163.358.3369.4722.552.381.7250.9042.54
2014Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas3cf23983847412017222613485013042123.313.396.539.93520741441.421.226.424.40811.3429.482.604.9917.4534.17
2014Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas14cf23124471031133171401000.227.333.409.74218552.310.182.386.33113.4626.922.001.9244.0050.00
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1104288113020323643795714443123.304.390.526.91622546493.408.222.421.40011.5629.212.534.6718.6135.38
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas18cf2317395830150231710001.205.279.359.63814443.333.154.179.2876.9839.535.672.3339.0050.00
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas20cf2482641010142141001100.385.452.538.99014232.563.153.346.42312.5031.252.503.1326.0020.00
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3cf241384724910815214631633515811295.229.282.358.64016931511.311.129.231.2746.8530.924.512.7433.7128.70
2016Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas2cf25311171724511971123310003.205.285.291.576347130.277.086.239.2599.2325.382.750.77117.0029.17
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3cf25762212851110716143147711002.231.280.376.6568318237.321.145.258.2845.9132.495.502.9531.5735.29
2017Potomac NationalsCaroA+was13o26619230000102700020.158.238.158.3963021.250.000.158.1389.5233.333.500.000.000.00
2017Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas1cf26626342014302800001.154.214.346.5609328.176.192.385.2407.1428.574.003.5726.0075.00
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12455720144041500021.156.224.267.49112349.207.111.289.1998.1630.613.752.0445.0042.86
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3cf261183995510823319531772913711233.271.320.486.80619445432.363.215.313.3386.7131.714.724.4021.0041.67
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas32713435346802236282462911612029.227.287.357.64412631385.320.130.263.2807.5330.134.001.5658.8338.75
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter48314841833557484716571211105055541420.239.293.395.6885861291608.329.156.263.0006.8431.414.592.9231.5736.34
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5722092315538133225328614441219599241419532.257.332.418.7508742082368.332.161.315.0009.2525.302.742.2439.4738.66
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter51187284492316123235712103.235.321.353.6746614214.320.118.289.00010.7526.642.481.4062.3331.82
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1044107712419223653785213842124.302.385.527.91221644469.404.225.422.00011.0929.422.654.9017.8335.48
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter248912132230748131247116972511158316.252.329.394.723359951033.331.142.308.0009.3924.302.591.2670.1541.30
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13145564115277136923123312274407.253.311.429.74019547503.315.176.273.0006.5624.253.702.5835.0040.87
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3812814254311212143111502.195.270.297.567388149.238.102.203.0009.4020.812.210.67128.0032.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter48314841833557484716571211105055541420.239.293.395.6885861291608.329.156.263.0006.8431.414.592.9231.5736.34
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624986111925316552473716922157.239.293.395.68819743539.329.156.263.0006.8431.414.592.9231.5736.34
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259289152386158141126217074519.257.332.418.75024859671.332.161.315.0009.2525.302.742.2439.4738.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas19SS19--3359131210592.8764.84------3850.033.9
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas192B9--1323524136.8784.00------3823.716.1
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas193B9--1118423329.8793.22------3823.716.1
2010Hagerstown Suns SALAwas191B3--182132120.9526.67------560.02.1
2011Hagerstown Suns SALAwas20CF92--178952192187.9742.03------12673.066.2
2011Hagerstown Suns SALAwas20RF21--367--43431.0002.05------12616.715.1
2011Hagerstown Suns SALAwas20LF12--25-1-2625.9622.08------1269.58.6
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was21CF108--2671987294286.9732.65------10999.177.7
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was21RF1---2--221.0002.00------1090.90.7
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22CF117--3171954341336.9852.87------13388.084.2
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22RF4--82--10101.0002.50------1333.02.9
2014Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23CF87--2721014283282.9963.24------9888.861.3
2014Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23RF1--4---441.0004.00------981.00.7
2014Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas23CF12--3821-4140.9763.33------12100.08.4
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23CF1044715---15151.0001.500.32-----1758.86.2
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23RF543816---16161.0003.200.42-----1729.43.1
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24CF6--8---881.0001.33------875.04.2
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24RF1--4---441.0004.00------812.50.7
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24CF9689802228331234231.9872.410.29-----13869.659.3
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24LF3832287723--75751.0001.970.26-----13827.523.5
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24RF3-112---221.0000.670.18-----1382.21.9
2016Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas25CF28--631--64641.0002.29------3190.319.6
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25CF644643712151-127126.9921.970.29-----7684.239.5
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25RF51153---331.0000.600.20-----766.63.1
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25LF1161---111.0001.000.17-----761.30.6
2017Potomac Nationals CaroA+was26CF3--5-2-75.7141.67------650.02.1
2017Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26CF5--151--16161.0003.20------683.33.6
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26CF111106940258841270266.9852.400.28-----11894.168.5
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26RF2-31---111.0000.500.33-----1181.71.2
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27OF11387811232612239238.9962.110.29-----13484.370.6
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27CF11387811232612239238.9962.110.29-----13484.370.6
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27DH1---------------1340.70.6
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas271B1---------------1340.70.6
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF39433230378542294885876.9902.220.29-----3940.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF11387811232612239238.9962.110.29-----1130.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF3933293733--76761.0001.950.26-----390.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF1556722---22221.0001.470.33-----150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF46--10931-113112.9912.43------460.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF92--2871114299298.9973.24------920.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF228--589381511642627.9772.75------2280.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF5--84--12121.0002.40------50.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF92--178952192187.9742.03------920.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF21--367--43431.0002.05------210.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF12--25-1-2625.9622.08------120.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--182132120.9526.67------30.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS19--3359131210592.8764.84------190.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B9--1118423329.8793.22------90.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B9--1323524136.8784.00------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas19---9199-----
2010Hagerstown Suns SALAwas19--3--------
2011Hagerstown Suns SALAwas20------129221--
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was21-------1081--
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22-------1174--
2014Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23-------871--
2014Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas23-------12---
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23-------105--
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas24-------61--
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24------38963--
2016Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas25-------28---
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25------1645--
2017Potomac Nationals CaroA+was26-------3---
2017Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26-------5---
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26-------1112--
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27--1----113-1131

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22510120002000300001.200.200.200.4002010.286.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB231316130103001300100.188.222.313.5355118.214.125.1885.5616.673.000.000.0033.33
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB242165122152471121500001.323.343.646.989421167.370.323.3542.9922.397.505.9716.2552.38
2016Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2520531224605163041500001.453.491.8491.340451157.576.396.5287.0226.323.758.7710.6045.83
2016Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2532000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26235481721276011300000.315.327.500.82727555.385.185.3151.8223.6413.003.6427.0029.41
2017Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB26515350028003400000.333.444.7331.17711218.333.400.60016.6722.221.3311.117.5040.00
2018Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2712315820122021200000.258.303.419.72213333.389.161.2906.0636.366.003.0331.0037.50
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs9422939751541237121106100103.328.354.585.93913431240.401.257.3494.1725.426.105.0019.0841.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs817350028003600000.294.400.6471.04711220.333.353.52915.0030.002.0010.008.5040.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Carolina League All-Star Team (OF)1
2014Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Double-A All-Star (CF) ... Double-A Player of the Year ... Eastern League All-Star Team (OF) ... Eastern League Rookie of the Year5

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-12CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.525m) [Avoids arbitration]26.292Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-08-13CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.140Team Roster on 2017-08-13
2017-08-09CFWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab26.136Team Roster on 2017-08-09
2017-07-31CFWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab26.127Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2017-07-06CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right oblique strain26.102Team Roster on 2017-07-06
2017-04-10CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)26.015Team Roster on 2017-04-10
2017-04-08CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)26.013Team Roster on 2017-04-08
2016-08-29CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)25.156Team Roster on 2016-08-29
2016-07-26CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)25.122Team Roster on 2016-07-26
2016-07-09CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)25.105Team Roster on 2016-07-09
2016-07-04CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)25.100Team Roster on 2016-07-04
2015-04-29CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)24.034Team Roster on 2015-04-29
2015-04-19CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)24.024Team Roster on 2015-04-19
2014-09-06CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)23.164Team Roster on 2014-09-06
2014-08-23CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)23.150Team Roster on 2014-08-23
2014-08-10CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Syracuse (AAA)23.137Team Roster on 2014-08-10
2014-08-04CFWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)23.131Team Roster on 2014-08-04
2014-04-12CFWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Harrisburg (AA)23.017Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-03CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Potomac (A+)22.252Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2013-04-10CFWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Potomac (A+)22.015Team Roster on 2013-04-10
2012-10-08CFWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL21.196Team Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-08-17SSWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.144Team Roster on 2012-08-17
2012-06-09SSWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-Minors--21.075Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-06-15ContractSigned by Nationals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Washington Nationals-18125,000-------125,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (6th round - 172nd overall)
2014Washington NationalsTeam Payroll23500,000-79439-3,256,497500,000625,000
2015Washington NationalsTeam Payroll24508,7001.03776531163,571,283507,5001,133,700
2016Washington NationalsTeam Payroll25524,0002.0157425373,498,245507,5001,657,700
2017Washington NationalsTeam Payroll26557,9003.0158126363,651,709535,0002,215,600
2018Washington NationalsTeam Payroll272,525,000-31516614,360,045545,0004,740,6002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.525m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red