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Ben TaylorTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Columbus (AAA) - Cleveland Indians MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-78Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Alan Taylor
Height6-3Weight222BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 12,1992 [25.217]PlaceMontgomery,Alabama
High SchoolBrewbaker Tech (Montgomery,AL)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL), Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Phenix City,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 7th round (201st overall) of the 2015 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsDanny WatkinsService Time0.085 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2017-BOS-#29
MLB DebutApril 7,2017 [24.146]
OrganizationsBOS [3] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID184725Retrosheet IDtaylb002MLBAM ID664701
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (48.17%) -- Slider (24.73%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.14%) -- Changeup (7.96%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.96 - [2017] - 92.40
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks47Hittable66SO/BB60vsPower66Hitting0Durability53Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2012Chattahoochee Valley CommCollegeNCAAFr19Rel19433.0312012000029.2221610011290001.116.67--3.348.802.64.571-
2013Chattahoochee Valley CommACCCJr CollegeST20833.1513130200071.0653025319620001.188.200.382.407.823.26.727-
2014South AlabamaSBCNCAA-115Rel21355.5416214000137.0392823020483001.589.40--4.8211.572.40.375-
2015South AlabamaSBCNCAA-115Rel22631.4825025000742.22687213680000.915.480.422.7414.345.23.667-
2015Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos35Rel22001.80404000010.082202171001.007.20--1.8015.308.50--
2015Greenville DriveSALAbos32ST22023.4010100000045.0432317215372001.298.600.403.007.402.47.000-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0023.1114104000055.0512519217543001.248.350.332.788.843.18.000-
2016Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos33Rel23022.6015312005345.0351413010564001.007.00--2.0011.205.60.000-
2016Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos28Rel23103.44210210014534.0281313412421001.187.411.063.1811.123.501.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0122.96363330019879.0632726422985001.087.180.462.5111.164.45.333-
2017Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos36Rel24000.0020200002.01000110000.863.86--3.863.861.00--
2017Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos24Rel24002.7012012005213.074425120000.904.731.353.388.102.40--
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0002.3014014005215.284426130000.894.601.153.457.472.17--
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos64Rel24015.1914014003117.020101039181001.6710.381.564.679.352.00.0004.89
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBcleRel25006.0060600406.06442180001.179.003.001.5012.008.00-2.17
2018Columbus ClippersILAAAcleRel25212.59200200013524.0188713290020.866.660.371.1110.739.67.667-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter015.4020020007123.0261414510261001.5410.031.933.8610.032.60.0001.84
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter352.90841371003715173.114064569481948021.087.240.472.4810.034.04.375-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter212.63320320018737.225121138410020.885.970.721.919.805.13.667-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.44210210014534.0281313412421001.187.411.063.1811.123.501.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter022.6015312005345.0351413010564001.007.00--2.0011.205.60.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter023.4010100000045.0432317215372001.298.600.403.007.402.47.000-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter001.46606000012.092203181000.976.57--2.1913.146.00--
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter21143.236615512008179.015282655632073001.197.560.253.1310.293.29.600-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.1914014003117.020101039181001.6710.381.564.679.352.00.000-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.0060600406.06442180001.179.003.001.5012.008.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings095.40189018900669220.024513213247942459001.5410.031.933.8610.032.60.0001.84
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings462.901061690004719220.01778171116124510031.087.240.472.4810.034.04.400-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2015Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos22P4--2---221.0000.50------4100.05.3
2015Greenville Drive SALAbos22P10--41--551.0000.50------10100.07.1
2016Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos23P15--23--551.0000.33------15100.010.8
2016Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos23P21--12--331.0000.14------21100.015.1
2017Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos24P2---------------2100.02.7
2017Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P12--11--221.0000.17------12100.08.5
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P14-17-------------14100.08.6
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14-17-------------140.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--11--221.0000.17------120.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--12--331.0000.14------210.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--23--551.0000.33------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--41--551.0000.50------100.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P6--2---221.0000.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2015Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos224----------
2015Greenville Drive SALAbos2210----------
2016Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos2315----------
2016Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2321----------
2017Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos242----------
2017Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2412----------
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2414----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2017Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB24003.4611011003013.011650319001.087.620.002.0813.156.334.15.000
2018Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB25002.2550500204.0411003001.009.000.000.006.7502.25.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs003.1816016005017.015760322001.067.940.001.5911.657.333.71.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2015Sun Belt Conference All-Conference Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-31RPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)25.200Team Roster on 2018-05-31
2018-05-26RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Columbus (AAA)25.195Team Roster on 2018-05-26
2018-05-06RPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)25.175Team Roster on 2018-05-06
2018-05-02RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors25.171Team Roster on 2018-05-02
2018-05-02RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors25.171Team Roster on 2018-05-02
2018-04-02RPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors25.141Team Roster on 2018-04-02
2018-03-29RPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment25.137Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-03-22RPCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)25.130Team Roster on 2018-03-22
2018-02-25RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Indians25.105Team Roster on 2018-02-25
2018-02-18RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment25.098Team Roster on 2018-02-18
2017-08-30RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.291Team Roster on 2017-08-30
2017-08-25RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab24.286Team Roster on 2017-08-25
2017-08-14RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredRecalled from rehab assignment24.275Team Roster on 2017-08-14
2017-08-08RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab24.269Team Roster on 2017-08-08
2017-07-26RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left intercostal strain24.256Team Roster on 2017-07-26
2017-07-19RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)24.249Team Roster on 2017-07-19
2017-06-26RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.226Team Roster on 2017-06-26
2017-06-22RPBoston Red SoxLowell (A-)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list24.222Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-06-01RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.201Team Roster on 2017-06-01
2017-05-27RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.196Team Roster on 2017-05-27
2017-04-28RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)24.167Team Roster on 2017-04-28
2017-04-20RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.159Team Roster on 2017-04-20
2017-04-17RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Pawtucket (AAA)24.156Team Roster on 2017-04-17
2017-04-13RPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)24.152Team Roster on 2017-04-13
2017-04-01RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.140Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2016-06-25pBoston Red SoxPortland (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Portland (AA)23.225Team Roster on 2016-06-25
2016-04-07pBoston Red SoxSalem (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salem (A+)23.146Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-07-17pBoston Red SoxGreenville (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Greenville (A)22.247Team Roster on 2015-07-17
2015-06-19pBoston Red SoxLowell (A-)-Minors--SIgned out of draft (South Alabama)22.219Team Roster on 2015-06-19
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2015Boston Red Sox-2210,000-------10,000Signing Bonus out of 2015 Draft (7th round - 201st overall)
2017Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24535,0000.08581948-3,651,709535,000545,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red