Taylor Sparks
San Francisco Giants (ML)
Taylor Sparks
Birthdate:
May 6, 1993 (30 y, 11 m, 9 d)
Born In:
Long Beach, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'4"/252
Entry:
2015 Draft - Round: 6, Overall: 157, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract:
$261.76M / 8 years (2024-2031)
ML Service Time:
6 years, 100 days
Player Awards
Award Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 2023 (2nd) Atlanta (MLB)
2021 Atlanta (MLB)
All-Star 2023 Atlanta (MLB)
2022 Atlanta (MLB)
2021 Atlanta (MLB)
2020 Oakland (MLB)
Gold Glove 2023 - 1B Atlanta (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2023 - 1B Atlanta (MLB)
2021 - 1B Atlanta (MLB)
Batter of the Month May 2023 Atlanta (MLB)
Sep 2018 Oakland (MLB)
May 2017 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
Player of the Week May 22, 2023 Atlanta (MLB)
Jun 13, 2022 Atlanta (MLB)
Aug 30, 2021 Atlanta (MLB)
Apr 12, 2021 Atlanta (MLB)
Aug 21, 2017 Bowie (EL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink2
Grey Ink51
Similar Players (3B)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year GS Rank
2019 158 9
2021 158 1
2023 152 4
2024 16 7
Year PA Rank
2019 702 5
2021 719 1
2022 675 4
2023 675 10
2024 73 8
Year AB Rank
2021 628 4
Year Hits Rank
2021 188 2
2023 182 5
Year TB Rank
2021 360 1
2023 323 2
Year 2B Rank
2021 43 1
Year HR Rank
2021 43 2
2023 35 5
Year RBI Rank
2021 108 3
2023 111 3
2024 14 6
Year R Rank
2021 111 2
Year BB Rank
2021 77 4
2022 90 5
2023 80 6
2024 9 8
Year IBB Rank
2019 10 6
Year HBP Rank
2019 15 4
Year SF Rank
2018 7 10
2021 7 4
2023 7 4
2024 2 1
Year XBH Rank
2021 86 1
2023 70 4
Year Avg Rank
2021 0.299 4
2023 0.313 2
Year OBP Rank
2021 0.378 6
2023 0.397 3
Year SLG Rank
2021 0.573 2
2023 0.555 3
Year ISO Rank
2021 0.274 3
2023 0.242 9
Year OPS Rank
2021 0.952 1
2023 0.952 3
Year G Rank
2019 158 10
2021 160 4
2023 154 5
2024 16 7
Year WAR Rank
2021 7.7 2
2023 7.6 2