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Chris Taylor
LF | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 196LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 5, #161, Seattle Mariners | Virginia
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 214 185 30 50 8 32 3 .270 .366 .476 .842
7 Seasons 2118 1892 285 498 59 236 45 .263 .335 .444 .779
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .270 8 32 3 .842
7 Seasons .263 59 236 45 .779

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 375 65 1 1.5 88.8 14.8 44.6 .213 .335 .200 .263 .356 32.3 30.4 5.9
2016 253 46 2 4.3 87.7 10.3 37.0 .248 .382 .261 .292 .365 23.9 23.1 6.2
2017 2268 373 28 7.5 86.9 12.1 38.9 .275 .458 .361 .349 .435 34.0 25.0 8.8
2018 2475 362 30 8.3 88.9 16.4 39.5 .245 .420 .335 .330 .431 38.5 29.5 9.1
2019 1723 258 15 5.8 86.1 13.8 39.9 .242 .405 .331 .309 .393 32.3 27.8 8.9
2020 858 131 15 11.5 88 9.1 35.1 .268 .481 .358 .354 .431 45.0 25.7 12.1
ALL 7952 1235 91 7.4 87.6 13.5 39.1 .254 .428 .335 .329 .418 35.7 27.2 9.0
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 459 53.5 125 104 35 21 6 2 6 24 81 .337 .313 .606 .594 .436 .415 86.2 13 24.2 18.9
2020 Breaking 282 32.9 60 55 8 5 2 0 1 19 36 .145 .209 .236 .343 .203 .267 87.4 1 38.5 22.1
2020 Offspeed 117 13.6 29 26 7 4 2 0 1 12 14 .269 .219 .462 .327 .342 .275 81.2 1 51.7 30.0
2019 Fastballs 1001 58.8 238 210 66 39 17 3 7 52 160 .314 .276 .524 .458 .383 .350 86.1 14 22.8 16.6
2019 Breaking 489 28.7 118 103 17 7 6 1 3 47 60 .165 .163 .330 .300 .242 .240 86.4 12 43.9 25.3
2019 Offspeed 213 12.5 50 48 10 3 6 0 1 15 34 .208 .232 .396 .329 .251 .243 85.0 17 42.7 21.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 Splitter 11.5 1 13 1.5 3 .667 1.000 .717 50.0 33.3 25.0 .280 .486 .303 50.0
2020 Curveball 2.6 2 92 10.7 15 .308 .385 .357 25.7 13.3 10.5 .313 .487 .375 54.5
2020 Cutter 5.2 4 72 8.4 19 .294 .706 .419 25.8 26.3 35.7 .282 .766 .438 33.3
2020 Changeup 2.3 2 104 12.1 26 .217 .391 .344 51.9 42.3 30.6 .211 .306 .273 41.7
2020 Sinker 1.3 2 120 14.0 33 .321 .536 .418 22.8 21.2 21.2 .310 .456 .377 47.6
2020 Slider -3.0 -6 190 22.1 45 .095 .190 .159 43.9 37.8 25.4 .177 .298 .231 44.0
2020 4-Seamer 3.7 10 267 31.1 73 .356 .610 .488 24.4 16.4 15.0 .322 .613 .430 45.8
2019 Splitter 1.5 0 22 1.3 5 .200 .200 .180 61.5 80.0 33.3 .118 .134 .107 0.0
2019 Cutter 1.0 1 151 8.8 37 .257 .514 .343 29.5 27.0 20.4 .235 .310 .259 12.0
2019 Changeup -1.0 -2 191 11.1 45 .209 .419 .287 40.5 24.4 19.3 .245 .351 .259 30.3
2019 Curveball 0.9 2 204 11.8 50 .244 .489 .333 43.0 38.0 27.1 .204 .378 .274 37.0
2019 Sinker 0.4 1 239 13.9 60 .309 .473 .367 22.4 25.0 18.8 .251 .450 .326 37.5
2019 Slider -2.6 -7 285 16.5 68 .103 .207 .186 44.4 41.2 24.1 .131 .239 .216 33.3
2019 4-Seamer 1.4 8 611 35.5 141 .333 .550 .435 20.8 19.1 14.6 .301 .505 .387 34.7
2018 Splitter -5.6 -2 27 1.1 5 .000 .000 .000 50.0 60.0 37.5 .050 .077 .051 50.0
2018 Cutter -3.0 -5 165 6.7 38 .171 .229 .197 39.8 39.5 25.0 .197 .289 .230 33.3
2018 Changeup 3.0 7 237 9.6 51 .289 .467 .410 36.7 27.5 14.3 .267 .395 .337 25.8
2018 Curveball -0.1 0 257 10.4 60 .232 .446 .314 42.7 33.3 23.5 .228 .487 .328 30.6
2018 Slider -0.1 0 423 17.1 104 .265 .459 .326 45.8 36.5 25.0 .207 .336 .261 21.7
2018 Sinker 0.8 4 447 18.1 118 .275 .559 .398 13.2 20.3 21.1 .299 .507 .401 51.9
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 2 864 34.9 212 .254 .409 .347 26.9 27.8 22.5 .255 .448 .354 44.4
2017 Splitter 6.8 1 14 0.6 5 .250 .250 .320 62.5 40.0 33.3 .202 .238 .302 0.0
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 238 10.5 42 .238 .381 .265 35.1 26.2 13.6 .283 .476 .322 35.5
2017 Cutter 1.0 2 153 6.7 43 .184 .421 .289 39.4 34.9 27.3 .171 .287 .257 21.7
2017 Changeup 1.4 2 178 7.8 44 .293 .439 .367 38.3 36.4 21.9 .251 .315 .275 19.2
2017 Slider 0.5 2 395 17.4 101 .284 .516 .364 39.0 32.7 25.6 .236 .407 .298 29.0
2017 Sinker 2.4 9 376 16.6 105 .303 .506 .409 10.1 15.2 16.5 .326 .544 .422 32.9
2017 4-Seamer 0.8 7 866 38.2 212 .309 .529 .408 15.5 20.3 16.9 .304 .521 .384 41.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 63 249 -2 -2 3 1 -1
2017 628 2522 13 -14 18 10 27
2018 628 2607 -8 -16 21 10 7
2019 413 1751 9 -24 11 6 2
2020 275 1123 -3 -2 11 6 12
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 375 53.6 64.7 76.2 23.0 47.5 42.1 39.2 45.3 30.6 8.3 71.0
2016 253 55.3 74.3 78.8 20.4 30.4 37.2 43.1 50.2 29.9 9.5 79.2
2017 2268 51.1 68.1 82.8 22.0 48.1 42.1 29.0 45.5 25.5 7.5 82.1
2018 2475 51.8 69.6 74.5 23.4 48.7 43.3 34.8 47.4 31.6 8.0 81.3
2019 1723 50.6 71.8 78.0 26.5 41.3 43.7 38.4 49.6 31.6 6.8 85.2
2020 858 48.8 73.0 72.5 17.3 46.1 42.5 38.3 44.5 32.7 8.2 85.7
ALL 7952 51.2 69.9 77.6 22.9 45.9 42.7 34.8 47.0 29.9 7.7 82.2
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 36.9 26.2 32.3 4.6 26.2 26.2 47.7 0.0 24.6 23.1 29.2 15.4 1.5
2016 47.8 13.0 34.8 4.3 28.3 45.7 26.1 0.0 39.1 23.9 21.7 6.5 4.3
2017 42.4 23.9 28.2 5.6 33.5 39.1 27.3 5.4 29.2 21.7 26.5 7.0 7.5
2018 34.8 26.2 32.3 6.6 36.7 34.5 28.7 2.2 26.2 25.1 27.6 7.5 8.3
2019 39.9 25.2 31.8 3.1 32.6 35.3 32.2 6.6 27.1 23.6 26.7 8.1 5.8
2020 48.1 16.8 32.1 3.1 31.3 40.5 28.2 9.9 31.3 11.5 26.7 8.4 11.5
ALL 40.2 23.8 31.0 5.0 33.4 36.7 29.9 4.7 28.3 22.2 26.9 7.9 7.4
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 88
2016 95
2017 65 73 62 53 63 61 62 29 39 19 52 38 93 28
2018 48 33 47 52 50 63 59 50 54 6 56 7 87 94
2019 18 20 22 26 27 18 30 8 18 13 54 14 88 62
2020 81 71 76 72 81 75 77 36 80 34 77 14 88 89
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.1 12 9.6 2.4 6 6 4 33.3
2020 21.7 9 10.1 -1.1 6 10 3 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 12 10 9 9 10 10 10 12 10 11 12 10 6 8 10 10 8 11 10 10 6 8 9 11 9 11 9 9 11 8 10
2020 9 13 10 11 14 9 9 11 9 9 14 13 5 8 9 12 7 13 10 13 6 8 9 10 11 10 12 8 11 6 12
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 87.7 -1.1 86.9 -0.8 88.9 2 86.1 -2.8 88 1.9
Launch Angle 14.8 10.3 -4.5 12.1 1.8 16.4 4.3 13.8 -2.6 9.1 -4.7
Barrel % 1.5 4.3 2.8 7.5 3.2 8.3 0.8 5.8 -2.5 11.5 5.7
Hard Hit % 32.3 23.9 -8.4 34 10.1 38.5 4.5 32.3 -6.2 45 12.7
Sweet Spot % 44.6 37 -7.6 38.9 1.9 39.5 0.6 39.9 0.4 35.1 -4.8
xBA .213 .248 0.035 .275 0.027 .245 -0.03 .242 -0.003 .268 0.026
BA .17 .213 0.043 .288 0.075 .254 -0.034 .262 0.008 .27 0.008
xwOBA .263 .292 0.029 .349 0.057 .33 -0.019 .309 -0.021 .354 0.045
wOBA .2 .261 0.061 .361 0.1 .335 -0.026 .331 -0.004 .358 0.027
xSLG .335 .382 0.047 .458 0.076 .42 -0.038 .405 -0.015 .481 0.076
SLG .223 .361 0.138 .496 0.135 .444 -0.052 .462 0.018 .476 0.014
K% 30.4 23.1 -7.3 25 1.9 29.5 4.5 27.8 -1.7 25.7 -2.1
BB% 5.9 6.2 0.3 8.8 2.6 9.1 0.3 8.9 -0.2 12.1 3.2
Swing % 45.3 50.2 4.9 45.5 -4.7 47.4 1.9 49.6 2.2 44.5 -5.1
Whiff% 30.6 29.9 -0.7 25.5 -4.4 31.6 6.1 31.6 0 32.7 1.1
In Zone Swing % 53.6 55.3 1.7 51.1 -4.2 51.8 0.7 50.6 -1.2 48.8 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 46.4 44.7 -1.7 48.9 4.2 48.2 -0.7 49.4 1.2 51.2 1.8
First Pitch Swing % 39.2 43.1 3.9 29 -14.1 34.8 5.8 38.4 3.6 38.3 -0.1
First Pitch Strike % 69.6 64.6 -5 64.3 -0.3 62.6 -1.7 62.6 0 59.8 -2.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 64 1 1.6 .266
2017 R 561 0 0.0 .359
2018 R 589 5 0.8 .328 .814
2019 R 411 29 7.1 .341 .204
2020 R 214 6 2.8 .351 .583

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