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Taylor Motter 3BMariners

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date9-18-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age28 years, 1 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
0.02016
-0.92017
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2016 TBA 26 33 93 80 11 15 3 0 2 24 11 19 1 1 0 9 0 1 .188 .290 .300 .228 -0.4 0.7 0.0
2017 SEA 27 92 280 258 29 51 12 0 7 84 21 62 0 1 0 26 12 1 .198 .257 .326 .207 -5.1 -3.5 -0.9
Career12537333840661509108328112035122.195.265.320.212-5.5-2.8-0.8

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2011 BGR A 3 12 .250 .242 .302 .355 .248 .167 99 -0.1 0.3 0 -0.3 0.1 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.0
2011 PRI Rk 46 195 .349 .262 .333 .400 .264 .359 98 20.6 6.1 1.3 -2.2 2.7 30.7 2.7 30.7 2.7
2012 BGR A 99 361 .275 .254 .324 .379 .261 .290 95 5.9 10.6 -1.7 16.0 -2.4 12.5 2.8 12.5 2.8
2013 PCH A+ 66 239 .279 .259 .325 .376 .259 .324 97 5.1 7.0 -0.4 3.9 1.6 13.3 1.7 13.3 1.7
2013 RAY Rk 4 13 .358 .244 .296 .327 .229 .400 96 1.4 0.4 -0.1 0.1 1.0 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2014 MNT AA 119 506 .268 .253 .323 .378 .264 .289 101 4.3 13.9 -3.2 13.5 1.8 16.8 3.2 16.8 3.2
2015 DUR AAA 127 558 .304 .253 .319 .365 .252 .332 97 25.9 15.5 -2.1 3.7 -0.7 38.5 4.3 38.5 4.3
2016 TBA MLB 33 93 .228 .255 .313 .418 .254 .217 103 -3.1 2.6 0.1 0.7 -0.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2016 DUR AAA 88 387 .240 .256 .319 .385 .254 .245 103 -8 10.9 1.8 -6.4 -1.0 3.7 -0.3 3.7 -0.3
2016 ESC Wnt 7 22 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 SEA MLB 92 280 .207 .258 .325 .429 .258 .232 102 -15.6 8.2 0.8 -3.5 1.5 -5.1 -0.9 -5.1 -0.9
2017 TAC AAA 25 117 .353 .257 .327 .403 .252 .337 99 12.3 3.5 1.1 -0.3 -0.8 16.1 1.5 16.1 1.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2011 BGR A 12 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 4 1 0 .182 .250 .455 .273 .250 0.2 -0.3 -0.0
2011 PRI Rk 195 37 51 13 0 4 23 33 26 22 2 .323 .436 .481 .158 .349 30.7 -2.2 2.7
2012 BGR A 361 41 74 17 2 5 37 50 60 24 12 .244 .357 .363 .119 .275 12.5 16.0 2.8
2013 PCH A+ 239 26 61 14 2 3 21 22 29 20 8 .290 .359 .419 .129 .279 13.3 3.9 1.7
2013 RAY Rk 13 1 4 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .364 .462 .545 .182 .358 2.8 0.1 0.3
2014 MNT AA 506 60 124 19 3 16 61 34 71 15 7 .274 .326 .436 .162 .268 16.8 13.5 3.2
2015 DUR AAA 558 74 142 43 1 14 72 57 95 26 8 .292 .366 .471 .179 .304 38.5 3.7 4.3
2016 DUR AAA 387 44 80 17 0 13 46 33 65 19 4 .229 .297 .389 .160 .240 3.7 -6.4 -0.3
2016 ESC Wnt 22 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 0 1 .000 .182 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 TBA MLB 93 11 15 3 0 2 9 11 19 0 1 .188 .290 .300 .113 .228 -0.4 0.7 0.0
2017 TAC AAA 117 24 35 6 1 7 18 14 12 6 3 .350 .427 .640 .290 .353 16.1 -0.3 1.5
2017 SEA MLB 280 29 51 12 0 7 26 21 62 12 1 .198 .257 .326 .128 .207 -5.1 -3.5 -0.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2016 398 0.4724 0.4271 0.7882 0.5904 0.2810 0.9189 0.5424 0.2118 0 0.000000
2017 1104 0.5045 0.4438 0.7857 0.6176 0.2669 0.8866 0.5479 0.2143 0 0.000000
Career15020.4960.43940.78640.61040.27060.89520.54640.213600

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-27 2014-06-07 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 SEA $537,200
2016 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2017Current$537,200
1 yrTotal$537,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 49 d1 year/$0.5372M (2017)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5372M (2017). Re-signed by Seattle 2/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/18/16.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (17-540) (Coastal Carolina).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .348 .464 .565 .359
11 vs R (Multi) .123 .215 .193 .171
18 Split (Multi) -.225 -.249 -.372 -.188
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .348 .464 .565 .359
31 vs R (2016) .123 .215 .193 .171
38 Split (2016) -.225 -.249 -.372 -.188
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Articles

Taylor Motter is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Expert FAAB Review: Week 21Mike Gianella2017-08-22
Transaction Analysis: The Bridge to KnebelNick Schaefer2017-07-26
Transaction Analysis: The Bridge to KnebelGideon Turk2017-07-26
Transaction Analysis: The Bridge to KnebelKate Morrison2017-07-26
Transaction Analysis: The Bridge to KnebelScott Delp2017-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Florida Glove ExchangeSteve Givarz2017-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Florida Glove ExchangeJarrett Seidler2017-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Florida Glove ExchangeBryan Grosnick2017-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Florida Glove ExchangeJeffrey Paternostro2017-06-29
Short Relief: The Logical Continuation of Jesus Montero, and Fallacies Among FolliclesKate Preusser2017-06-20
Short Relief: The Logical Continuation of Jesus Montero, and Fallacies Among FolliclesPatrick Dubuque2017-06-20
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 130: I Feel Like The Guy From The Mighty DucksMike Gianella2017-04-26
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 130: I Feel Like The Guy From The Mighty DucksGeorge Bissell2017-04-26
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 130: I Feel Like The Guy From The Mighty DucksBret Sayre2017-04-26
Expert FAAB Review: Week 4Mike Gianella2017-04-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 3George Bissell2017-04-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTDGX Transactions: Week 3J.J. Jansons2017-04-20
Liner Notes: Trey Mancini Will Never Be Frank ErnagaBryan Grosnick2017-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Taylor Motter's FlowDaniel Rathman2017-04-14
Short Relief: Love of Elevation, The Sultan of Statcast, and An 8-Bit Scouting ReportMatt Sussman2017-04-07
Short Relief: Love of Elevation, The Sultan of Statcast, and An 8-Bit Scouting ReportPatrick Dubuque2017-04-07
Short Relief: Love of Elevation, The Sultan of Statcast, and An 8-Bit Scouting ReportMary Craig2017-04-07
Expert FAAB Review: Week 1Mike Gianella2017-04-04
Liner Notes: The McEwing ScoreBryan Grosnick2017-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Replacing OrtizMatthew Trueblood2016-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Replacing OrtizDustin Palmateer2016-12-13
Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and SceneryRob Mains2016-11-28
Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and SceneryBryan Grosnick2016-11-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Taxi SquadJessica Quiroli2016-07-28
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 93: The Wright AnswerGeorge Bissell2016-06-02
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 93: The Wright AnswerMike Gianella2016-06-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week NineScooter Hotz2016-06-02
Expert FAAB Review: Week NineMike Gianella2016-05-31
What You Need to Know: Jake Arrieta, ImperfectDemetrius Bell2016-05-26
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2016-04-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Dominican Winter League Retrospective ValuationsGreg Wellemeyer2016-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The All-Fringe Prospect TeamR.J. Anderson2015-09-03


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-03-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Enjoying Short Relief, Dubs. If Taylor Motter and Shawn O'Malley were both trapped in a burning building, and you could only rescue one, which one would you rescue and why?
(R.J. from Tampa)
They're both so gritty, it's hard to believe they wouldn't be able to MacGyver their own way out. But given the sheer flammability of Taylor Motter's hair, I'd have to save him first. (Patrick Dubuque)


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