Chris Taylor
LF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 196LBS | Age: 33
Draft: 2012 | Rd: 5, #161, Seattle Mariners | Virginia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 454 402 45 89 10 10 .221 .304 .373 .677
2023 384 338 51 80 15 16 .237 .326 .420 .746
2024 37 32 2 1 0 1 .031 .162 .031 .193
11 Seasons 3,575 3,171 475 797 104 85 .251 .330 .427 .757
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .221 10 10 .677
2023 .237 15 16 .746
2024 .031 0 1 .193
11 Seasons .251 104 85 .757
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 1.0 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 8.0 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 5.0 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 7.0 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 6.0 88.2 110.7 17.4 38.1 .237 .422 .338 .329 .415 38.1 28.7 10.8
2022 31 1980 245 25 10.2 5.5 87.4 108.5 20.4 40.8 .195 .340 .298 .277 .379 38.0 35.2 9.7
2023 32 1622 214 21 9.8 5.5 86.2 110.8 21.5 38.8 .222 .402 .323 .312 .417 37.4 32.6 10.7
2024 33 151 15 1 6.7 2.7 80.6 101.8 13.9 33.3 .115 .184 .120 .205 .270 26.7 45.9 13.5
Player 14089 2053 174 8.5 5.1 87.5 111.5 15.9 39.1 .235 .404 .327 .316 .406 36.5 29.4 9.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 32.2 32.7 28.6 6.5 41.6 32.7 25.7 5.7 21.2 31.8 24.5 6.1 10.2 5.5
2023 31.8 39.7 22.9 5.6 45.8 27.6 26.6 7.9 21.5 33.2 21.5 6.1 9.8 5.5
2024 46.7 13.3 20.0 20.0 40.0 46.7 13.3 0.0 46.7 20.0 13.3 13.3 6.7 2.7
Player 37.8 28.1 28.5 5.6 37.2 35.2 27.6 5.3 26.5 25.5 25.4 7.3 8.5 5.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -2.7 -1 49 32.5 10 .000 .000 .140 36.7 50.0 25.0 .058 .121 .201 66.7
2024 Sinker -0.8 0 27 17.9 6 .200 .200 .417 31.3 0.0 0.0 .422 .682 .507 20.0
2024 Slider -0.9 0 24 15.9 6 .000 .000 .117 69.2 66.7 50.0 .028 .033 .138 0.0
2024 Changeup -4.4 -1 18 11.9 6 .000 .000 .267 37.5 33.3 66.7 .133 .199 .232 33.3
2024 Cutter -7.1 -1 9 6.0 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .062 .073 .057 0.0
2024 Curveball -7.9 -1 9 6.0 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .090 .102 .081 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -4.6 0 8 5.3 3 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 75.0 -- -- .000 --
2024 Sweeper -6.6 0 7 4.6 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 3 504 31.1 125 .222 .435 .334 29.7 30.4 22.1 .203 .405 .316 41.4
2023 Slider 0.3 1 316 19.5 71 .224 .313 .298 40.7 38.0 21.6 .193 .289 .235 32.5
2023 Sinker 3.2 8 260 16.0 68 .362 .672 .477 26.1 26.5 26.1 .314 .595 .429 40.0
2023 Changeup -1.1 -2 174 10.7 46 .175 .425 .292 45.2 34.8 23.9 .206 .404 .300 36.0
2023 Cutter -1.7 -3 156 9.6 36 .273 .424 .333 33.3 22.2 19.5 .293 .527 .376 40.0
2023 Curveball -0.7 -1 120 7.4 14 .143 .143 .129 39.6 50.0 17.5 .152 .174 .142 28.6
2023 Sweeper -3.0 -2 71 4.4 13 .154 .154 .138 56.7 53.8 28.0 .136 .169 .132 16.7
2023 Split-Finger -3.3 0 13 0.8 4 .000 .000 .175 85.7 75.0 50.0 -- -- .175 --
2023 Slurve -3.8 0 8 0.5 3 .000 .000 .233 0.0 33.3 100.0 .035 .037 .257 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 668 33.7 140 .195 .373 .313 36.9 35.7 20.4 .176 .331 .293 41.2
2022 Slider 0.3 1 366 18.5 84 .233 .384 .296 48.1 40.5 27.2 .189 .343 .271 42.9
2022 Sinker 0.8 2 305 15.4 72 .358 .507 .411 28.2 20.8 21.7 .264 .415 .321 38.5
2022 Changeup -3.6 -8 231 11.7 71 .109 .125 .188 47.0 38.0 29.3 .162 .246 .227 29.7
2022 Curveball -1.7 -3 159 8.0 34 .156 .406 .259 53.0 55.9 31.7 .146 .274 .211 30.8
2022 Cutter 0.8 1 152 7.7 31 .310 .655 .423 31.3 22.6 15.2 .269 .556 .371 40.9
2022 Sweeper -2.4 -1 47 2.4 10 .200 .200 .180 51.9 50.0 29.4 .214 .255 .208 20.0
2022 Split-Finger -2.4 -1 39 2.0 5 .200 .200 .180 45.0 60.0 15.8 .111 .164 .116 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 9 836 35.1 204 .260 .468 .377 25.0 31.4 23.2 .241 .468 .360 47.7
2021 Slider 0.8 4 540 22.7 124 .213 .472 .341 43.2 31.5 22.8 .187 .384 .293 30.0
2021 Sinker 1.9 8 404 16.9 108 .323 .538 .428 19.2 16.7 18.4 .312 .533 .405 38.2
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 1.0 2 173 7.3 43 .231 .333 .255 42.3 34.9 24.2 .246 .352 .279 42.3
2021 Cutter -4.6 -6 134 5.6 29 .143 .179 .160 32.0 24.1 18.9 .215 .260 .224 28.6
2021 Sweeper -0.8 0 32 1.3 8 .000 .000 .113 33.3 37.5 33.3 .077 .172 .112 20.0
2021 Split-Finger -1.4 0 23 1.0 5 .250 .250 .320 45.5 40.0 22.2 .072 .084 .194 0.0
2021 Slurve -1.1 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 4.3 11 264 30.8 69 .400 .673 .530 23.7 17.4 15.2 .350 .640 .472 47.7
2020 Slider -1.7 -3 195 22.7 47 .111 .267 .218 43.5 38.3 26.9 .189 .360 .252 44.4
2020 Sinker -0.1 0 123 14.3 37 .250 .438 .349 24.2 18.9 20.6 .278 .458 .365 44.0
2020 Changeup 2.1 2 104 12.1 26 .217 .391 .379 51.9 42.3 30.6 .213 .298 .276 41.7
2020 Curveball 2.4 2 84 9.8 15 .308 .385 .357 22.2 13.3 11.1 .316 .501 .396 54.5
2020 Cutter 4.8 3 70 8.2 17 .286 .571 .391 26.7 23.5 30.8 .275 .688 .454 30.0
2020 Split-Finger 11.1 1 13 1.5 3 .667 1.000 .717 50.0 33.3 25.0 .266 .460 .308 50.0
2020 Sweeper -1.5 0 5 0.6 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 8 597 34.6 137 .328 .552 .434 21.1 19.7 14.9 .293 .491 .378 34.1
2019 Slider -3.0 -8 263 15.3 67 .105 .211 .189 43.6 41.8 25.7 .122 .219 .209 31.3
2019 Sinker 0.6 1 250 14.5 63 .328 .483 .378 21.9 23.8 17.9 .255 .438 .324 37.2
2019 Curveball 0.5 1 213 12.4 52 .217 .457 .316 45.3 36.5 26.8 .189 .355 .267 35.7
2019 Cutter 0.4 1 173 10.0 38 .250 .500 .334 31.7 26.3 17.9 .227 .289 .249 11.5
2019 Changeup -0.9 -2 172 10.0 41 .225 .450 .298 38.6 24.4 19.2 .256 .363 .258 32.3
2019 Split-Finger 1.3 0 22 1.3 5 .200 .200 .180 61.5 80.0 33.3 .127 .151 .121 0.0
2019 Sweeper 5.5 1 10 0.6 2 .500 .500 .450 25.0 50.0 25.0 .296 .445 .306 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 1 866 35.0 209 .253 .404 .346 26.1 27.8 21.9 .248 .432 .345 44.3
2018 Sinker 0.8 3 440 17.8 120 .269 .548 .392 13.3 20.8 22.7 .289 .486 .386 51.2
2018 Slider 0.0 0 402 16.2 97 .275 .451 .329 46.3 36.1 24.8 .204 .314 .252 21.4
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 -5 171 6.9 40 .162 .216 .188 40.7 42.5 26.6 .172 .229 .196 28.6
2018 Split-Finger -5.7 -1 26 1.1 5 .000 .000 .000 53.3 60.0 37.5 .048 .080 .051 50.0
2018 Sweeper 1.0 0 14 0.6 4 .250 1.000 .500 30.0 25.0 14.3 .317 .906 .507 33.3
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 5 877 38.7 213 .302 .521 .402 15.5 20.2 16.6 .299 .505 .374 40.9
2017 Slider 0.5 2 406 17.9 111 .262 .505 .365 37.6 32.4 25.7 .227 .420 .303 29.9
2017 Sinker 2.7 10 365 16.1 104 .318 .523 .422 9.6 15.4 17.2 .317 .534 .411 33.3
2017 Curveball -0.8 -2 227 10.0 39 .231 .359 .254 36.7 25.6 13.3 .271 .444 .304 31.0
2017 Changeup 0.9 2 176 7.8 43 .275 .425 .355 38.3 37.2 22.2 .236 .294 .257 16.0
2017 Cutter 1.0 2 158 7.0 43 .211 .447 .311 41.1 37.2 28.1 .162 .262 .243 22.7
2017 Split-Finger 8.0 1 18 0.8 6 .400 .400 .417 55.6 33.3 28.6 .335 .419 .386 33.3
2017 Sweeper 0.5 0 10 0.4 -- -- -- 66.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Slurve 24.8 1 6 0.3 2 .500 1.000 .625 25.0 0.0 0.0 .557 1.122 .694 100.0
! 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 1 5 1 -1
2015 102 374 -7 -4 1 1 -8
2016 64 250 -2 -3 3 1 -2
2017 632 2,535 11 -14 17 11 25
2018 636 2,619 -8 -17 21 13 9
2019 417 1,759 8 -25 12 6 0
2020 277 1,128 -3 -1 11 7 13
2021 623 2,552 2 -9 22 12 26
2022 459 2,007 -13 -17 13 7 -10
2023 387 1,648 -3 -10 11 7 4
2024 37 151 -3 -2 0 1 -5
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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 8.0 70.0
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 42.0 30.1 45.9 25.3 7.5 82.2
2018 2,475 51.8 69.8 74.5 23.7 47.8 43.2 34.9 47.6 31.4 8.0 81.4
2019 1,723 50.6 72.4 77.5 26.4 41.0 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 51.1 69.3 74.1 20.8 43.2 43.5 37.0 45.6 32.7 7.9 83.1
2022 1,980 51.7 75.2 67.6 23.0 33.6 44.0 41.9 49.9 39.9 8.4 88.6
2023 1,622 51.7 71.5 70.5 22.1 42.2 44.9 38.0 47.6 35.8 7.0 87.7
2024 151 52.3 77.2 60.7 30.6 40.9 39.7 51.4 55.0 44.6 10.6 100.0
Player 14,089 51.3 71.1 74.2 22.6 42.9 43.2 37.1 47.5 32.6 7.8 84.3
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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 Arm
Strength
2015 37 88
2016 47 95
2017 67 71 63 55 60 65 64 30 76 40 19 52 38 84 93 72
2018 44 30 44 48 46 63 59 50 82 54 6 56 7 75 87 90
2019 15 15 18 22 22 16 24 7 59 18 13 54 14 67 88 61
2020 84 75 80 75 83 75 77 36 67 80 33 77 15 94 88 87 89
2021 51 25 47 56 56 63 66 29 76 33 9 73 8 90 91 13 67
2022 9 2 13 42 9 45 70 20 44 38 1 67 1 83 82 81 64
2023 30 10 35 60 29 29 62 7 66 28 5 78 3 86 74 25 66
2024 14 57 38
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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 1.1 0 1 0 1 100.0
2017 19.7 24 21.1 3 7 20 7 29.2
2018 20.3 18 13.1 5 10 10 6 33.3
2019 22.1 12 10.1 2 6 5 5 41.7
2020 21.7 9 8.9 0 5 9 2 22.2
2021 22.5 24 23.4 1 11 14 14 58.3
2022 22.8 10 10.4 0 9 7 4 40.0
2023 22.4 15 14.4 1 5 10 8 53.3
Player 21.5 113 102.5 11 54 75 47 41.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
2017 24 22 15 22 23 22 27 20 16 14 21 25 21 20 22 22 18 16 24 22 23 19 28 26 20 17 20 27 27 22 11
2018 18 20 9 17 14 8 15 10 10 8 10 17 19 10 9 16 10 9 13 18 15 17 23 17 8 9 14 14 17 9 9
2019 12 11 8 12 10 10 10 10 8 10 10 9 11 9 10 10 8 10 11 10 11 12 11 12 10 10 8 10 12 10 10
2020 9 10 7 12 9 12 10 9 7 4 7 9 9 6 10 10 9 11 10 9 10 10 12 11 7 4 9 10 11 9 4
2021 24 30 22 22 24 20 26 25 18 17 20 27 25 17 24 26 21 21 26 24 25 23 31 25 21 19 26 26 25 21 24
2022 10 9 7 10 13 11 12 9 8 9 11 14 12 10 11 13 10 9 8 11 10 11 12 9 6 9 15 15 11 10 7
2023 15 14 14 12 14 14 15 13 11 12 14 15 15 16 17 14 18 14 15 15 16 17 19 16 14 11 12 15 16 13 12
Player 113 117 83 108 108 98 116 97 79 75 94 117 114 89 104 112 95 91 108 110 111 110 137 118 87 80 105 118 121 95 78
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 87.7 -1.1 87.1 -0.6 88.9 1.8 86.0 -2.9 88.0 2.0 88.2 0.2 87.4 -0.8 86.2 -1.2 80.6 -5.6
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 20.4 3.0 21.5 1.1 13.9 -7.6
Barrel % 1.5 4.3 2.8 8.0 3.7 8.3 0.3 5.4 -2.9 11.5 6.1 10.2 -1.3 10.2 0.0 9.8 -0.4 6.7 -3.1
Hard Hit % 32.3 23.9 -8.4 34.1 10.2 38.5 4.4 32.3 -6.2 45.0 12.7 38.1 -6.9 38.0 -0.1 37.4 -0.6 26.7 -10.7
Sweet Spot % 44.6 37.0 -7.6 39.7 2.7 39.5 -0.2 39.1 -0.4 35.1 -4.0 38.1 3.0 40.8 2.7 38.8 -2.0 33.3 -5.5
xBA .209 .242 0.033 .270 0.028 .239 -0.031 .233 -0.006 .272 0.039 .237 -0.035 .195 -0.042 .222 0.027 .115 -0.107
BA .170 .213 0.043 .288 0.075 .254 -0.034 .262 0.008 .270 0.008 .254 -0.016 .221 -0.033 .237 0.016 .031 -0.206
xwOBA .258 .279 0.021 .342 0.063 .321 -0.021 .299 -0.022 .371 0.072 .329 -0.042 .277 -0.052 .312 0.035 .205 -0.107
wOBA .201 .262 0.061 .361 0.099 .335 -0.026 .331 -0.004 .364 0.033 .338 -0.026 .298 -0.040 .323 0.025 .120 -0.203
xSLG .323 .367 0.044 .453 0.086 .406 -0.047 .383 -0.023 .488 0.105 .422 -0.066 .340 -0.082 .402 0.062 .184 -0.218
SLG .223 .361 0.138 .496 0.135 .444 -0.052 .462 0.018 .476 0.014 .438 -0.038 .373 -0.065 .420 0.047 .031 -0.389
K% 30.4 23.1 -7.3 25.0 1.9 29.5 4.5 27.8 -1.7 25.7 -2.1 28.7 3.0 35.2 6.5 32.6 -2.6 45.9 13.3
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 9.7 -1.1 10.7 1.0 13.5 2.8
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 49.9 4.3 47.6 -2.3 55.0 7.4