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 100 86 9 15 1 3 5 .174 .290 .267 .557
2 Seasons 276 238 24 47 2 18 9 .197 .305 .286 .591
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .174 1 3 5 .557
2 Seasons .197 2 18 9 .591

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 25 380 57 2 3.5 2 85.4 102.8 15.9 28.1 .192 .291 .263 .274 .310 29.8 29.0 13.0
Player 1125 161 5 3.1 1.8 87.4 106.4 13.5 34.8 .203 .303 .273 .280 .322 32.3 28.3 13.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 231 60.9 64 54 8 6 1 1 0 18 36 .148 .183 .204 .285 .238 .276 88.5 26 25.7 36.0
2022 Breaking 80 21.1 14 11 2 1 0 0 1 7 4 .182 .166 .455 .377 .367 .326 78.4 9 40.0 25.9
2022 Offspeed 68 17.9 21 20 4 3 1 0 0 4 16 .200 .220 .250 .253 .222 .228 81.0 -5 27.3 19.0
2021 Fastballs 468 62.8 117 99 22 12 9 0 1 30 70 .222 .212 .343 .327 .306 .297 88.8 11 26.3 23.1
2021 Breaking 189 25.4 34 28 5 5 0 0 0 11 17 .179 .170 .179 .205 .251 .256 85.9 12 22.0 16.7
2021 Offspeed 88 11.8 25 25 5 4 1 0 0 8 17 .200 .241 .240 .361 .190 .258 82.7 15 32.4 33.3


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 42.1 21.1 24.6 12.3 31.6 40.4 28.1 3.5 33.3 33.3 22.8 1.8 3.5 2.0
Player 46.0 22.4 24.8 6.8 34.2 40.4 25.5 4.3 34.2 26.7 24.2 6.2 3.1 1.8
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 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 0.3 0 162 42.6 44 .167 .250 .294 24.3 27.3 31.6 .141 .247 .260 20.8
2022 Changeup -2.8 -2 56 14.7 17 .125 .188 .221 29.6 17.6 18.8 .193 .221 .211 15.4
2022 Sinker -3.7 -2 47 12.4 14 .000 .000 .114 28.6 35.7 62.5 .236 .338 .274 75.0
2022 Slider -0.7 0 45 11.8 9 .250 .625 .400 41.2 55.6 29.4 .224 .515 .348 33.3
2022 Curveball 3.6 1 36 9.5 6 .250 .500 .442 25.0 33.3 20.0 .112 .120 .300 0.0
2022 Cutter -2.7 -1 22 5.8 6 .400 .400 .320 30.0 16.7 25.0 .390 .454 .434 50.0
2022 Splitter 4.2 1 12 3.2 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 100 380 -2 -4 3 2 -2
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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 380 50.0 63.7 76.9 17.9 52.9 44.5 33.0 40.8 27.7 8.2 80.6
Player 1,125 52.4 61.2 76.2 18.5 60.6 43.8 30.8 40.9 26.7 7.6 76.7
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 9 4 4 8 30 5 15 9 11 14 84 35 87 36
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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 1.2 0.0 4 1 0 0.0
2022 22.0 1 1.5 -1.0 0 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
2022 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 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 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity undefined 88.5 85.4 -3.1
Launch Angle undefined 12.2 15.9 3.7
Barrel % undefined 2.9 3.5 0.6
Hard Hit % undefined 33.7 29.8 -3.9
Sweet Spot % undefined 38.5 28.1 -10.4
xBA undefined .209 .192 -0.017
BA undefined .211 .174 -0.037
xwOBA undefined .284 .274 -0.01
wOBA undefined .279 .263 -0.016
xSLG undefined .31 .291 -0.019
SLG undefined .296 .267 -0.029
K% undefined 27.8 29 1.2
BB% undefined 13.1 13 -0.1
Swing % undefined 40.9 40.8 -0.1
Whiff% undefined 26.2 27.7 1.5
In Zone % undefined 53.7 50 -3.7
Out of Zone % undefined 46.3 50 3.7
Out of Zone Swing % undefined 18.8 17.9 -0.9
First Pitch Swing % undefined 29.5 33 3.5
First Pitch Strike % undefined 60.2 59 -1.2
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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 70 40 57.1 .320 .269
2022 R 30 11 36.7 .157 .270