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Taylor SparksTrack this Player High Level: AA Current Team: Pensacola (AA) - Cincinnati Reds
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Positions3B-348Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameTaylor Dean Sparks
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 3,1993 [25.053]PlaceLong Beach,California
High SchoolSt. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California-Irvine (Irvine,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (58th overall) of the 2014 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 24th round (728th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$972,800Signing ScoutsMike Misuraca
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2016-CIN-#20
OrganizationsCIN [5] Awards2
TBC Player ID165166MLBAM ID607221
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power89Contact13XBH87RBIs69Runs68Hitting34Durability78Team.551Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012UC IrvineBigWestNCAA-1Fr253b194512420255331221114427000.202.277.363.6404511144.286.161.258.2827.6430.564.002.0841.3344.00
2013UC IrvineBigWestNCAA-1So25 3b2055222388011410507364062303.360.388.581.96912925239.400.221.266.4172.5116.746.674.1822.2031.25
2014UC IrvineBigWestNCAA-1253b21662534578179537882770101603.308.389.506.89512831297.397.198.304.3889.0923.572.591.6850.6039.74
2014Billings MustangsPioRkcin413b21551984146771030141318470400.232.350.490.8409724240.333.258.480.36612.9235.002.714.1719.8052.17
2015Daytona TortugasFSLA+cin123b221254466811022413541443016283607.247.302.401.70317939493.350.154.244.3066.0932.865.402.6434.3135.45
2016Daytona TortugasFSLA+cin253b2365245265414163464115751307.220.265.359.6248821265.259.139.192.2704.1521.515.182.2640.8338.89
2016Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin283b236422423404182820178440211.179.247.313.5607013247.239.134.219.2456.8834.014.943.2428.0032.50
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12946949941821462842814191518.200.256.337.59315834512.251.137.205.2585.4727.545.042.7333.5036.17
2017Arizona RedsArizRkcin473b24620252013003510001.250.375.500.87510324.286.250.400.37512.5020.831.674.1720.0060.00
2017Dayton DragonsMidwAcin353b243312416285172200124750002.226.319.452.7715613141.300.226.323.3318.5133.333.924.9617.7146.43
2017Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin03b2418628820240092120000.129.260.258.51816473.154.129.274.24112.3328.772.332.7431.0050.00
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         57206264191102900247380003.199.307.398.7058220238.252.199.316.30810.0830.673.044.2020.6048.78
2018Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcin3b254514717317241801145900000.211.280.367.6475413161.321.156.245.2848.7036.654.212.4836.7541.94
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4111466201322631651193361012751932415118.220.293.389.6825701301644.297.169.274.0007.7331.574.093.1028.7540.37
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12743348791331450214016460211.182.260.323.58314030481.253.141.236.0008.3234.104.102.9130.9337.97
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter190691941643651988208412191349014.237.289.386.67526760758.314.149.226.0005.4128.895.342.5136.3736.59
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3312416285172200124750002.226.319.452.7715613141.300.226.323.0008.5133.333.924.9617.7146.43
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter612184351971133141348980401.234.352.491.84310727264.328.257.472.00012.8833.712.624.1719.8252.94
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter166599103183331618991712441541810906.306.366.504.87030267680.378.198.280.0006.4722.653.502.6533.2836.61
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257879127256207614450205132607.220.293.389.68222551648.297.169.274.0007.7331.574.093.1028.7540.37

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2014Billings Mustangs PioRkcin213B52--3591125138126.9132.42------5594.568.4
2015Daytona Tortugas FSLA+cin223B119--822493620367331.9022.78------12595.288.1
2016Daytona Tortugas FSLA+cin233B62--371241010171161.9422.60------6595.445.3
2016Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin233B60--37131910177168.9492.80------6493.842.9
2017Arizona Reds ArizRkcin243B6--414111918.9473.00------6100.010.9
2017Dayton Dragons MidwAcin243B31--2538516863.9262.03------3393.922.1
2017Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin243B18--541134746.9792.56------18100.012.9
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B78--421721013224214.9552.74------780.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B181--1193734630538492.9142.72------1810.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B31--2538516863.9262.03------310.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B58--39105136157144.9172.48------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2014Billings Mustangs PioRkcin21-----52-----
2015Daytona Tortugas FSLA+cin22-----119-----
2016Daytona Tortugas FSLA+cin23-----62-----
2016Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin23-----60-----
2017Arizona Reds ArizRkcin24-----6-----
2017Dayton Dragons MidwAcin24-----31-----
2017Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin24-----18-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Wenatchee AppleSoxWest Coast LeagueCollege1936134315212293063143031302.388.448.7091.1579523155.439.321.4489.0319.352.145.8114.8944.23
2015Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2278221000000500000.250.250.375.625318.667.125.1250.0062.500.000.000.0050.00
2016Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2346100000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2017Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor2419731120114153043300000.274.312.479.79135677.444.205.3015.1942.868.255.1918.2530.00
2017Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2412000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
West Coast League Totals - 1 yrs36134315212293063143031302.388.448.7091.1579523155.439.321.4489.0319.352.145.8114.8944.23
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs19731120114153043300000.274.312.479.79135677.444.205.3015.1942.868.255.1918.2530.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs12163210000001000000.125.125.188.3133116.333.063.0630.0062.500.000.000.0050.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Big West Conference All-Conference Team (3B) ... Big West Conference Player of the Year (Co-Winner)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-043BCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)25.001Team Roster on 2018-04-04
2017-07-293BCincinnati RedsDayton (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Dayton (A)24.117Team Roster on 2017-07-29
2017-07-283BCincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)24.116Team Roster on 2017-07-28
2017-07-273BCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)24.115Team Roster on 2017-07-27
2017-07-233BCincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)24.111Team Roster on 2017-07-23
2017-07-223BCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)24.110Team Roster on 2017-07-22
2017-07-193BCincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.107Team Roster on 2017-07-19
2017-05-043BCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.031Team Roster on 2017-05-04
2016-06-233BCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)23.081Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2015-04-093BCincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Daytona (A+)22.006Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-07-043BCincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft (UC Irvine)21.092Team Roster on 2014-07-04
* 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.