Taylor Walls
SS | B/T: S/R | 5' 10" 185LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 3, #79, Tampa Bay Rays | Florida State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 121 107 10 16 1 3 5 .150 .248 .224 .472
2 Seasons 297 259 25 48 2 18 9 .185 .287 .266 .553
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .150 1 3 5 .472
2 Seasons .185 2 18 9 .553

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%
2021 24 745 104 3 2.9 1.7 88.5 106.4 12.2 38.5 .209 .310 .279 .284 .328 33.7 27.8 13.1
2022 25 450 73 2 2.7 1.7 85.0 102.8 16.2 27.4 .192 .288 .224 .261 .300 28.8 28.1 10.7
Player 1195 177 5 2.8 1.7 87.0 106.4 13.8 33.9 .202 .301 .256 .274 .316 31.6 27.9 12.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.0 32.9 .246 .409 .317 .316 .370 35.6 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
2021 48.1 23.1 25.0 3.8 35.6 40.4 24.0 4.8 34.6 23.1 25.0 8.7 2.9 1.7
2022 41.1 21.9 24.7 12.3 30.1 42.5 27.4 5.5 31.5 35.6 20.5 2.7 2.7 1.7
Player 45.2 22.6 24.9 7.3 33.3 41.2 25.4 5.1 33.3 28.2 23.2 6.2 2.8 1.7
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.5 24.5 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 -1.2 -2 201 44.7 56 .146 .208 .247 20.8 25.0 27.5 .167 .274 .258 26.5
2022 Changeup -3.7 -2 66 14.7 20 .105 .158 .188 30.3 15.0 16.7 .192 .223 .206 12.5
2022 Slider -0.8 0 50 11.1 10 .222 .556 .360 36.8 50.0 27.8 .202 .460 .315 25.0
2022 Sinker -3.5 -2 48 10.7 14 .000 .000 .114 28.6 35.7 62.5 .236 .338 .274 75.0
2022 Curveball 0.4 0 46 10.2 10 .125 .250 .265 33.3 40.0 26.7 .125 .161 .238 0.0
2022 Cutter -3.4 -1 25 5.6 7 .333 .333 .267 30.0 28.6 40.0 .312 .363 .361 50.0
2022 Splitter 3.8 1 14 3.1 4 .500 .500 .450 16.7 25.0 20.0 .327 .379 .305 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -1.2 -4 292 39.2 73 .203 .313 .274 29.1 32.9 26.1 .167 .254 .237 36.6
2021 Sinker -0.6 -1 133 17.9 36 .233 .367 .341 24.1 16.7 20.0 .266 .444 .369 41.7
2021 Slider -0.2 0 131 17.6 23 .167 .167 .270 14.3 21.7 10.9 .135 .173 .255 23.1
2021 Changeup -1.5 -1 84 11.3 24 .208 .250 .240 31.4 29.2 30.4 .251 .376 .269 29.4
2021 Curveball 0.4 0 58 7.8 11 .200 .200 .227 41.2 54.5 30.0 .233 .263 .261 25.0
2021 Cutter 4.2 2 43 5.8 8 .400 .600 .531 7.1 0.0 0.0 .473 .576 .547 20.0
2021 Splitter -10.1 0 4 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 176 745 -8 -6 6 4 -4
2022 121 450 -5 -7 2 2 -7
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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 %
2021 745 53.7 60.0 75.8 18.8 64.6 43.5 29.5 40.9 26.2 7.4 74.5
2022 450 52.0 65.0 78.9 19.4 54.8 44.7 34.7 43.1 25.8 7.6 82.4
Player 1,195 53.1 61.8 77.0 19.1 60.7 43.9 31.6 41.8 26.1 7.4 77.5
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2021 86
2022 5 3 2 5 15 4 7 6 9 15 71 50 86 22
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 21.4 1 1.1 0 2 1 0 0.0
2022 22.0 1 1.3 0 1 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
2022 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2
! 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 88.5 85 -3.5
Launch Angle 12.2 16.2 4
Barrel % 2.9 2.7 -0.2
Hard Hit % 33.7 28.8 -4.9
Sweet Spot % 38.5 27.4 -11.1
xBA .209 .192 -0.017
BA .211 .15 -0.061
xwOBA .284 .261 -0.023
wOBA .279 .224 -0.055
xSLG .31 .288 -0.022
SLG .296 .224 -0.072
K% 27.8 28.1 0.3
BB% 13.1 10.7 -2.4
Swing % 40.9 43.1 2.2
Whiff% 26.2 25.8 -0.4
In Zone % 53.7 52 -1.7
Out of Zone % 46.3 48 1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 18.8 19.4 0.6
First Pitch Swing % 29.5 34.7 5.2
First Pitch Strike % 60.2 63.6 3.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 L 103 26 25.2 .225 .396
2021 R 67 8 11.9 .258 .283
2022 L 86 44 51.2 .249 .243
2022 R 35 11 31.4 .124 .270

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 231 18.4 15.6% 3.0% 156 23.7 0.0% 10.9%
2022 155 18.1 20.6% 1.3% 63 22.8 0.0% 11.1%