Chris Taylor
LF | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 196LBS | Age: 31

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 299 265 34 62 7 30 7 .234 .314 .411 .725
9 Seasons 2999 2664 411 689 86 339 65 .259 .335 .440 .775
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .234 7 30 7 .725
9 Seasons .259 86 339 65 .775

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 24 375 65 1 1.5 1 88.8 103.7 14.8 44.6 .209 .323 .201 .258 .346 32.3 30.4 5.9
2016 25 253 46 2 4.3 3.1 87.7 106.0 10.3 37.0 .242 .367 .262 .279 .346 23.9 23.1 6.2
2017 26 2268 373 30 8 5.3 87.1 110.1 12.2 39.7 .270 .453 .361 .342 .424 34.1 25.0 8.8
2018 27 2475 362 30 8.3 5 88.9 111.5 16.4 39.5 .239 .406 .335 .321 .416 38.5 29.5 9.1
2019 28 1723 258 14 5.4 3.4 86.0 108.3 13.8 39.1 .233 .383 .331 .299 .376 32.3 27.8 8.9
2020 29 858 131 15 11.5 7 88.0 109.6 9.1 35.1 .272 .488 .364 .371 .458 45.0 25.7 12.1
2021 30 2384 344 35 10.2 6 88.2 110.7 17.4 38.1 .237 .422 .338 .329 .415 38.1 28.7 10.8
2022 31 1327 160 19 11.9 6.4 87.7 108.5 19.1 37.5 .201 .352 .315 .282 .394 40.6 35.8 10.0
Player 11663 1739 146 8.4 5.1 87.7 111.5 14.8 38.8 .241 .412 .334 .320 .408 36.6 28.4 9.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
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 1.0
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 3.1
2017 42.4 23.9 28.2 5.6 33.2 39.4 27.3 5.1 29.5 21.7 26.8 7.0 8.0 5.3
2018 34.8 26.2 32.3 6.6 36.7 34.5 28.5 2.2 26.2 25.1 27.6 7.5 8.3 5.0
2019 39.9 25.2 31.8 3.1 32.6 35.3 32.2 7.4 26.7 23.6 26.0 8.1 5.4 3.4
2020 48.1 20.6 28.2 3.1 31.3 40.5 28.2 9.9 31.3 11.5 26.7 8.4 11.5 7.0
2021 36.9 32.3 24.7 6.1 42.2 35.5 22.4 5.2 26.2 28.2 23.8 6.4 10.2 6.0
2022 35.0 31.9 27.5 5.6 48.8 29.4 21.9 6.3 22.5 28.7 25.6 4.4 11.9 6.4
Player 39.0 26.5 29.2 5.3 36.5 35.8 27.6 5.0 27.3 24.0 26.1 7.3 8.4 5.1
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.5 2 431 32.5 87 .225 .451 .353 35.3 33.3 18.4 .196 .359 .323 50.0
2022 Slider -0.4 -1 274 20.6 60 .214 .357 .251 51.0 46.7 29.5 .173 .302 .218 36.7
2022 Sinker 0.8 2 208 15.7 44 .350 .500 .399 34.0 25.0 23.9 .250 .399 .318 41.4
2022 Changeup -2.3 -4 152 11.5 54 .146 .167 .218 42.0 35.2 30.6 .171 .250 .239 31.0
2022 Cutter 0.3 0 116 8.7 22 .300 .700 .441 25.9 27.3 14.6 .259 .612 .394 42.9
2022 Curveball -0.8 -1 116 8.7 25 .240 .560 .332 48.1 48.0 25.0 .221 .390 .263 30.8
2022 Splitter -2.3 -1 28 2.1 4 .250 .250 .225 46.2 50.0 12.5 .139 .205 .146 100.0
2022 N/A -15.1 0 2 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .031 .031 .028 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.3 11 845 35.4 207 .263 .474 .381 24.6 30.9 23.1 .244 .482 .366 47.7
2021 Slider 0.7 4 561 23.5 129 .195 .434 .325 42.9 32.6 23.3 .179 .373 .284 29.2
2021 Sinker 1.6 6 395 16.6 105 .319 .527 .422 19.9 17.1 18.6 .308 .509 .393 37.8
2021 Changeup 1.4 3 233 9.8 58 .321 .396 .348 44.5 32.8 22.9 .241 .360 .297 32.4
2021 Curveball 1.4 2 175 7.3 44 .250 .375 .277 42.0 34.1 24.2 .246 .350 .279 40.7
2021 Cutter -4.6 -7 145 6.1 31 .133 .167 .150 31.6 22.6 18.9 .211 .257 .220 30.4
2021 Splitter -1.4 0 23 1.0 5 .250 .250 .320 45.5 40.0 22.2 .072 .084 .194 0.0
2021 N/A -3.8 0 7 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .020 .032 .021 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 3.8 10 273 31.8 74 .383 .633 .506 25.2 17.6 15.9 .329 .598 .447 43.8
2020 Slider -1.8 -4 196 22.8 47 .111 .267 .218 43.5 38.3 26.1 .189 .360 .252 44.4
2020 Sinker 1.0 1 114 13.3 32 .259 .481 .375 20.8 18.8 19.4 .312 .518 .406 52.4
2020 Changeup 2.2 2 104 12.1 26 .217 .391 .379 51.9 42.3 30.6 .213 .298 .276 41.7
2020 Curveball 2.5 2 85 9.9 15 .308 .385 .357 22.2 13.3 11.1 .316 .501 .396 54.5
2020 Cutter 4.7 3 73 8.5 17 .286 .571 .391 26.7 23.5 30.8 .275 .688 .454 30.0
2020 Splitter 11.1 1 13 1.5 3 .667 1.000 .717 50.0 33.3 25.0 .266 .460 .308 50.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.4 8 600 34.8 139 .331 .551 .435 20.9 19.4 14.8 .291 .486 .376 34.4
2019 Slider -2.6 -7 280 16.3 69 .119 .220 .196 43.2 42.0 25.7 .127 .220 .210 33.3
2019 Sinker 0.6 1 247 14.3 61 .321 .482 .375 22.5 24.6 18.1 .257 .446 .328 36.6
2019 Curveball 0.4 1 214 12.4 52 .217 .457 .316 45.3 36.5 26.8 .189 .355 .267 35.7
2019 Changeup -0.9 -2 172 10.0 41 .225 .450 .298 38.6 24.4 19.2 .256 .363 .258 32.3
2019 Cutter 0.4 1 165 9.6 38 .250 .500 .334 30.9 26.3 17.9 .228 .299 .252 11.5
2019 Splitter 1.3 0 22 1.3 5 .200 .200 .180 61.5 80.0 33.3 .127 .151 .121 0.0
2019 N/A -10.7 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .467 .861 .549 100.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 859 34.7 209 .253 .404 .346 26.3 27.8 22.2 .248 .432 .345 44.3
2018 Sinker 0.8 3 447 18.1 120 .269 .548 .392 13.1 20.8 21.9 .289 .486 .386 51.2
2018 Slider 0.0 0 419 16.9 102 .271 .469 .332 46.0 36.3 24.7 .207 .336 .260 22.0
2018 Curveball 0.3 1 270 10.9 61 .228 .439 .309 42.1 34.4 23.3 .219 .460 .313 30.6
2018 Changeup 3.8 8 225 9.1 50 .295 .477 .418 36.8 26.0 14.0 .263 .385 .330 25.8
2018 Cutter -3.1 -5 168 6.8 39 .167 .222 .192 39.3 41.0 25.8 .177 .235 .201 28.6
2018 Splitter -5.7 -1 26 1.1 5 .000 .000 .000 53.3 60.0 37.5 .048 .080 .051 50.0
2018 N/A 7.5 0 3 0.1 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 33.3 0.0 0.0 .680 .939 .670 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.7 6 873 38.5 212 .309 .529 .408 15.3 20.3 16.7 .295 .501 .371 41.2
2017 Slider 0.6 3 417 18.4 109 .267 .515 .372 38.4 33.0 25.0 .230 .427 .307 30.8
2017 Sinker 2.4 9 369 16.3 105 .303 .506 .409 10.1 15.2 17.0 .325 .542 .417 32.9
2017 Curveball -0.2 0 233 10.3 41 .244 .390 .272 36.2 24.4 13.2 .285 .477 .323 35.5
2017 Changeup 1.2 2 178 7.8 44 .293 .439 .367 37.9 36.4 21.9 .253 .317 .272 19.2
2017 Cutter 0.7 1 158 7.0 45 .200 .425 .297 40.0 35.6 28.1 .158 .254 .235 20.8
2017 Splitter 6.6 1 14 0.6 5 .250 .250 .320 62.5 40.0 33.3 .188 .218 .277 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 151 568 -7 0 5 1 -1
2015 102 374 -7 -3 1 1 -8
2016 64 250 -2 -3 3 1 -2
2017 632 2,535 12 -14 17 11 25
2018 636 2,619 -8 -17 21 13 9
2019 417 1,759 8 -25 11 6 1
2020 277 1,128 -3 -1 11 7 13
2021 623 2,552 3 -10 22 12 26
2022 297 1,327 -5 -11 8 5 -3
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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 53.5 67.0 73.1 23.6 46.3 42.0 43.1 46.9 29.5 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 2,268 51.1 68.5 82.3 22.2 47.5 42.1 30.1 45.9 25.3 7.5 82.1
2018 2,475 51.9 69.7 74.4 23.6 48.0 43.2 34.9 47.6 31.4 8.0 81.4
2019 1,723 50.6 72.2 77.5 26.5 41.3 43.7 39.3 49.8 31.5 6.8 85.2
2020 858 48.8 73.7 71.8 17.3 46.1 42.5 39.3 44.9 32.5 8.2 87.1
2021 2,384 51.2 69.4 73.9 20.6 43.3 43.5 37.0 45.6 32.7 8.0 83.7
2022 1,327 50.7 77.1 68.4 23.1 32.5 44.2 43.5 50.5 39.7 7.5 91.0
Player 11,663 51.2 70.9 75.4 22.5 43.5 43.0 36.7 47.3 31.5 7.7 83.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 37 89
2016 47 94
2017 66 71 63 55 60 65 64 30 76 40 19 52 38 84 93 63
2018 44 30 44 47 46 63 59 50 82 54 6 56 7 75 87 87
2019 16 15 17 22 22 16 24 7 59 18 13 54 14 66 88 62
2020 84 75 80 74 83 75 77 36 66 80 34 77 15 94 88 86
2021 51 24 47 56 56 63 66 29 75 33 9 73 8 92 91 22
2022 12 4 20 45 13 47 82 25 47 52 1 70 1 80 82 62
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.8 1 1.2 0 1 0 1 100.0
2017 19.7 24 21.4 3 6 18 9 37.5
2018 20.3 18 12.3 6 12 10 5 27.8
2019 22.1 12 10.1 2 7 5 5 41.7
2020 21.7 9 9.5 -1 3 10 2 22.2
2021 22.5 24 23.9 0 15 15 14 58.3
2022 23.4 7 7.7 -1 4 6 4 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1
2017 24 23 25 21 22 22 20 23 22 21 22 20 15 17 21 26 19 26 13 20 28 19 15 24 24 22 26 17 19 21 28
2018 18 17 17 9 8 16 8 18 12 9 17 9 8 11 10 14 13 16 9 9 14 10 9 12 12 17 14 8 16 7 20
2019 12 11 10 8 10 10 10 11 10 9 13 11 9 8 10 10 8 12 10 10 10 8 10 11 11 10 12 10 11 9 11
2020 9 8 9 9 10 10 0 11 9 9 12 10 5 7 8 11 10 12 5 8 10 12 11 10 11 10 11 5 9 7 13
2021 24 24 30 19 23 28 21 30 28 21 23 26 17 17 19 27 27 26 26 22 27 20 23 23 26 24 25 19 23 21 31
2022 7 10 10 6 7 9 8 6 9 6 9 7 7 5 6 10 11 8 5 9 12 8 7 6 6 7 7 7 8 6 9
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 87.7 -1.1 87.1 -0.6 88.9 1.8 86 -2.9 88 2 88.2 0.2 87.7 -0.5
Launch Angle 14.8 10.3 -4.5 12.2 1.9 16.4 4.2 13.8 -2.6 9.1 -4.7 17.4 8.3 19.1 1.7
Barrel % 1.5 4.3 2.8 8 3.7 8.3 0.3 5.4 -2.9 11.5 6.1 10.2 -1.3 11.9 1.7
Hard Hit % 32.3 23.9 -8.4 34.1 10.2 38.5 4.4 32.3 -6.2 45 12.7 38.1 -6.9 40.6 2.5
Sweet Spot % 44.6 37 -7.6 39.7 2.7 39.5 -0.2 39.1 -0.4 35.1 -4 38.1 3 37.5 -0.6
xBA .209 .242 0.033 .27 0.028 .239 -0.031 .233 -0.006 .272 0.039 .237 -0.035 .201 -0.036
BA .17 .213 0.043 .288 0.075 .254 -0.034 .262 0.008 .27 0.008 .254 -0.016 .234 -0.02
xwOBA .258 .279 0.021 .342 0.063 .321 -0.021 .299 -0.022 .371 0.072 .329 -0.042 .282 -0.047
wOBA .201 .262 0.061 .361 0.099 .335 -0.026 .331 -0.004 .364 0.033 .338 -0.026 .315 -0.023
xSLG .323 .367 0.044 .453 0.086 .406 -0.047 .383 -0.023 .488 0.105 .422 -0.066 .352 -0.07
SLG .223 .361 0.138 .496 0.135 .444 -0.052 .462 0.018 .476 0.014 .438 -0.038 .411 -0.027
K% 30.4 23.1 -7.3 25 1.9 29.5 4.5 27.8 -1.7 25.7 -2.1 28.7 3 35.8 7.1
BB% 5.9 6.2 0.3 8.8 2.6 9.1 0.3 8.9 -0.2 12.1 3.2 10.8 -1.3 10 -0.8
Swing % 46.9 50.2 3.3 45.9 -4.3 47.6 1.7 49.8 2.2 44.9 -4.9 45.6 0.7 50.5 4.9
Whiff% 29.5 29.9 0.4 25.3 -4.6 31.4 6.1 31.5 0.1 32.5 1 32.7 0.2 39.7 7
In Zone % 53.5 55.3 1.8 51.1 -4.2 51.9 0.8 50.6 -1.3 48.8 -1.8 51.2 2.4 50.7 -0.5
Out of Zone % 46.5 44.7 -1.8 48.9 4.2 48.1 -0.8 49.4 1.3 51.2 1.8 48.8 -2.4 49.3 0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 23.6 20.4 -3.2 22.2 1.8 23.6 1.4 26.5 2.9 17.3 -9.2 20.6 3.3 23.1 2.5
First Pitch Swing % 43.1 43.1 0 30.1 -13 34.9 4.8 39.3 4.4 39.3 0 37 -2.3 43.5 6.5
First Pitch Strike % 69.6 64.6 -5 64.3 -0.3 62.6 -1.7 62.9 0.3 59.8 -3.1