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Michael Taylor #23 - OF

Oakland

  • Age: 28
  • DOB: 1985/12/19
  • POB: Cheverly, MD
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 255lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 2007 (5th round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsA rare mix of huge size and great athleticism, he blends home-run power with a little base-stealing speed and excellent patience at the plate.
FlawsDoesn't track the ball well enough to play center field, and needs more work on his throwing accuracy. Needs to keep learning pitchers' tendencies when at the dish.
Career potentialToolsy outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2009Eastern League (AA) - Rookie of the Year
2009Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/03Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA).
2014/03/29Designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics.
2013/05/15Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2013/05/04Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2013/04/23Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2013/04/13Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2013/03/17Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2012/10/12Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2012/08/05Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2012/08/03Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2012/05/11Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2012/05/04Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2012/03/18Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2011/09/02Recalled from Sacramento (AAA).
2011/03/20Optioned to Sacramento (AAA).
2011/02/27Re-signed by the Oakland Athletics to a one-year contract.
2010/11/19Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA).
2010/03/27Assigned by the Oakland Athletics to their minor league camp.
2009/12/16Acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies.

Trades

2009/12/16In a four-team trade: the Toronto Blue Jays traded Roy Halladay and cash considerations to the Philadelphia Phillies for Kyle Drabek and Travis d'Arnaud. Oakland Athletics traded Brett Wallace to Toronto. Phillies traded Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners for Phillippe Aumont, Juan Ramirez and Tyson Gillies and traded Micheal Taylor to the Athletics.
2007/06/07Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 5th round in 2007.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013OaklandAL92301000025000.043.120.043.163
2013SacramentoAAA1124205411825118855088523.281.360.474.834
2012OaklandAL621231000010000.143.143.190.333
2012SacramentoAAA12044981129311126786105183-.287.405.441.846
2011OaklandAL1130460011511002.200.314.300.614
2011SacramentoAAA93349519516016644680145-.272.360.456.816
2010SacramentoAAA127464791262666785192165-.272.348.392.740
2009Lehigh ValleyAAA301101531615191319312.282.359.491.850
2009ReadingAA8631859106224156535511841.333.408.569.977
2008ClearwaterA6524336802719381946562.329.380.560.940
2008LakewoodA672494090123105031431033.361.441.554.995
2007WilliamsportA6623330531406332353825.227.300.365.665
2007StanfordNCAA5422744761431255173412-.335.397.581.978
2006StanfordNCAA602283674153539223222-.325.395.482.877
2005StanfordNCAA592254465142428232992-.289.365.422.787
TotalAL26746101011726002.135.210.189.399
TotalAAA482179228049910495731324638456165.278.369.442.811
TotalAA8631859106224156535511841.333.408.569.977
TotalA1987251062235342512173142231110.308.376.495.871
TotalNCAA173680124215438211226295126-.316.386.496.882

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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