Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor #3

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /210
  • Age: 26

Michael Taylor 2017 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
241 .278 12 35 10 .831

Michael Taylor MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
973 .240 34 119 40 .691

Michael Taylor Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Anthony Taylor
  • Born: 3/26/1991 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Draft: 2009, Washington Nationals, 6th rd. (172nd overall)
  • High School: Westminster Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Debut: 8/12/2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 241 40 67 12 35 10 .278 .320 .831
MLB Career Stats 973 122 234 34 119 40 .240 .291 .691
  • Status: Disabled 10-Day

Michael Taylor Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Nationals NL 260 144 88.75 214.19 1.59 12.65 39.75
MLB Avg - - - - 87.68 200.67 -0.89 12.20 39.34
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Nationals NL 260 144 88.75 214.19 1.59 12.65 39.75
MLB Avg - - - - 87.68 200.67 -0.89 12.20 39.34

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Fantasy

Michael Taylor 2017 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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53 194 24 47 80 9 1 7 25 15 1 65 8 4 .242 .297 .407 .704
Cumulative
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125 435 64 114 203 25 3 19 60 31 1 146 18 7 .262 .310 .464 .774
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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53 194 24 47 80 9 1 7 25 15 1 65 8 4 .242 .297 .407 .704
Cumulative
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125 435 64 114 203 25 3 19 60 31 1 146 18 7 .262 .310 .464 .774

Michael Taylor News

Michael Taylor Fantasy News

July 21, 2017 at 10:19 PM ET

Kelley feels 100 percent after bullpen session

A key piece to the Nationals bullpen is making encouraging steps forward on his way to returning from the disabled list. Shawn Kelley threw a bullpen session Friday afternoon in Arizona, his second since suffering a setback while rehabbing his strained right trapezius muscle.

July 20, 2017 at 8:34 PM ET

Turner rehabbing in Florida

Trea Turner has begun rehabbing at the team's Spring Training facility in West Palm Beach, the Nationals revealed Wednesday, more than a week after Turner was scheduled to receive a second opinion on his fractured right wrist.

Awards

Michael Taylor Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2014 Harrisburg EAS

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Syracuse INT

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Washington NL
2014 Washington NL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2014 Harrisburg EAS

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2012 Potomac CAR
05/27/2013 Potomac CAR
07/22/2013 Potomac CAR
09/03/2013 Potomac CAR

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Potomac CAR

PWL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Mayaguez PWL

Michael Taylor Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 16 20th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2015 158 5th in NL

Michael Taylor Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 7, 2017 Washington Nationals placed CF Michael Taylor on the 10-day disabled list. Right oblique strain.
April 10, 2017 Washington Nationals recalled CF Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 8, 2017 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael Taylor to Syracuse Chiefs.
August 29, 2016 Washington Nationals recalled Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
July 25, 2016 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael Taylor to Syracuse Chiefs.
July 8, 2016 Washington Nationals recalled Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
July 4, 2016 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael Taylor to Syracuse Chiefs.
April 29, 2015 Washington Nationals recalled Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 19, 2015 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael Taylor to Syracuse Chiefs.
October 13, 2014 Washington Nationals activated CF Michael Taylor.
October 3, 2014 Washington Nationals reassigned CF Michael Taylor to the minor leagues.
September 6, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled CF Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
August 23, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael Taylor to Syracuse Chiefs.
August 10, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled Michael Taylor from Syracuse Chiefs.
August 4, 2014 CF Michael A. Taylor assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Harrisburg Senators.
July 17, 2014 Harrisburg Senators activated CF Michael A. Taylor from the temporarily inactive list.
July 12, 2014 Harrisburg Senators placed CF Michael A. Taylor on the temporarily inactive list.
March 13, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned CF Michael A. Taylor to Harrisburg Senators.
November 20, 2013 Washington Nationals selected the contract of Michael A. Taylor from Potomac Nationals.
February 25, 2013 OF Michael Taylor assigned to Washington Nationals.
September 4, 2012 Michael Taylor roster status changed by Potomac Nationals.
August 17, 2012 Potomac Nationals placed OF Michael Taylor on the 7-day disabled list.
April 4, 2012 OF Michael Taylor assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
March 2, 2012 OF Michael Taylor assigned to Washington Nationals.
September 1, 2010 Michael Taylor assigned to Hagerstown Suns from GCL Nationals.
June 23, 2009 Michael Taylor assigned to GCL Nationals from Washington Nationals.
June 15, 2009 Washington Nationals signed SS Michael Taylor.

Michael Anthony Taylor Bio Info

Michael Anthony Taylor...Is a 2009 graduate of Westminister (FL) Academy where he played with former National Matt den Dekker.

2016

Made Washington's Opening Day roster for the second straight season...Enjoyed three separate stints with the Nationals in 2016...Clubbed a team-high three leadoff home runs for the Nationals (4/15 at PHI off J. Hellickson, 4/29 at STL off M. Leake, 6/19 at SDP off D. Pomeranz)...Recorded his first career multi-home run game, June 19 at SDP (4-for-4, 2B, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, SB)...Hit safely in 18 straight starts from May 3 to June 20 (.329, 8 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI, 3 BB, 6 SB, 13 R)...Hit .205 with five doubles, a triple, a home run, nine RBI, 12 walks, seven stolen bases and 17 runs scored in 31 games for Triple-A Syracuse...Appeared in the Postseason for the first time.

2015

Entered 2015 rated as one of Washington's top prospects...Was thrust into everyday duty due to a rash of injuries to Washington's outfield...Ranked among NL rookies in stolen bases (T1st, 16), outfield assists (T1st, 6), RBI (4th, 63), home runs (T7th, 14), walks (7th, 35) and hits (8th, 108)...Clubbed two of Washingtons eight leadoff home runs (4/10 at PHI off J. Williams and 7/4 vs. SFG off M. Bumgarner)...Clubbed 10th-inning, pinch-hit, walk-off three-run HR, Sept. 4 vs. Atlanta...Was the first pinch-hit, walk-off home run in Nationals history (2005-present)...Ten of his 14 home runs either tied the game or gave the Nationals the lead...Led the Nationals and ranked 15th in the National League with a .317 average w/RISP...Hit go-ahead grand slam in ninth inning of May 13 comeback 9-6 win at Arizona after entering in the seventh inning in place of Bryce Harper (ejected)...Homered in three straight games, August 20-22 (4-for-14, 3 HR, 5 RBI, BB, 4 R)...Hit 10 of his 14 home runs off right-handed pitchers.

2014

Began the season with Double-A Harrisburg before being promoted to Triple-A Syracuse on Aug. 2 and eventually was summoned to D.C. on Aug. 12 for his big league debut...Posted first hit (2nd-inn. single off R.Montero) and home run (6th inn. 2-run off C. Torres) in MLB debut, Aug. 12 at New York Mets... At top two levels/110 games in Washington's chain, ranked among system leaders in batting (4th, .304), home runs (2nd, 23) & stolen bases (3rd, 37)... Hit .313 with 22 HR, 61 RBI and 34 stolen bases in 98 games and finished second in balloting for Double-A Eastern League MVP...Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the top prospect in the Eastern League...Was selected to play in the Sirius-XM All-Star Futures game in Minneapolis...Garnered several honors throughout the season: MiLB.com Organization All-Star, Baseball America Minor League All-Star, Eastern League Rookie of the Year, and Eastern League mid-season and post-season All-Star.

2013

Washington's Opening Day starter for a 2nd straight year reached the 30-start threshold for the first time...recorded 500th career strikeout (Christian Yelich) in 426.1 career innings, Sept. vs MIA (night)...reached 500-K plateau in 3rd-fewest innings in MLB history (only Kerry Wood-404.1 and Mark Prior-421.2 required fewer innings)...earned just 8 wins due in part to DL stint (missed 2 starts), lack of run support (one or less run while in the game 10 times) and 10 unearned runs (tied for 4th-most in NL)...ranked among NL leaders in home ERA (3rd, 1.73), K/9 (4th, 9.4), batting average against (4th, .207), opponents OPS (5th, .588), WHIP (6th, 1.05) and ERA (8th, 3.00)...endured one DL stint (right lat, missed 12 games/2 starts, June 1-15).