1B Taylor Sparks #60
Atlanta Braves


Age: 28
Bats: R
Throws: R
League Date: 12/05/2021

1B TAYLOR SPARKS #60 - AGE: 28 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
160 628 188 43 0 43 108 77 135 .299 .378 .573 2 7.3
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 65 65 65 65
Gap 65 65 65 65
Power 70 65 70 70
Eye 60 60 60 60
Avoid K's 50 50 50 50
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 45 20
Errors: - 65 20
Arm: 20 65 20
Turn DP: - 45 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 20
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: 75 Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: 50
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 40
Stealing Ability: 40
Baserunning Inst.: 50
Sacrifice Bunt: 30
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/30/2021 SEA Loss, 1-4 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
10/29/2021 SEA Loss, 0-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2021 @ SEA Loss, 2-5 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
10/26/2021 @ SEA Loss, 0-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10/22/2021 MIL Win, 3-0 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0
10/20/2021 @ MIL Loss, 0-6 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/19/2021 @ MIL Loss, 8-9 2 1 1 0 0 4 0 0
10/18/2021 @ MIL Win, 7-6 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
10/16/2021 MIL Win, 3-0 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
10/15/2021 MIL Win, 7-5 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
PERSONALITY
Overly-cautious.
Player Info
Birthday:05/06/1993
Born in:Long Beach, CA
Nationality:American
Height:6' 4"
Weight:255 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Extremely Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Contract Details:Click Here For Details
Salary:$15,625,000
Signed Through:2022 Season
Major Service:4 Years, 79 Days
Service This Yr:187 Days
40-Man Service:4 Years, 100 Days
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2015, 7th Pick in Round 6
STATS+
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MLB PRO 2021 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 160 628 188 43 0 43 108 111 77 135 .299 .378 .573 .952 .398 .274 162
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 158 719 7 3 0 7 0 7 360 86 2 0 100.0 142.2 8.46 7.3  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   166 54 11 0 16 30 34 24 33 1 0 1 .325 .411 .681 1.092
Versus Right   462 134 32 0 27 78 77 53 102 6 0 6 .290 .366 .535 .901
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   109 33 7 0 13 29 21 6 26 1 0 1 .303 .342 .725 1.067
May   98 31 9 0 2 7 17 21 25 0 0 0 .316 .437 .469 .906
June   108 31 10 0 6 20 15 11 24 1 0 3 .287 .366 .546 .912
July   95 26 6 0 5 18 18 15 13 3 0 0 .274 .363 .495 .858
August   103 34 4 0 9 15 22 12 22 0 0 3 .330 .415 .631 1.046
September   106 32 6 0 8 18 16 10 23 1 0 0 .302 .359 .585 .944
October   9 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 .111 .250 .222 .472
All-Star Game   3 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.667
Spring Training   79 19 4 0 3 9 16 10 30 1 0 3 .241 .344 .405 .749
Postseason   51 14 0 0 0 7 6 12 16 1 0 0 .275 .406 .275 .681
Last Year   558 146 30 4 23 77 68 76 137 8 0 4 .262 .350 .453 .803
2 Years Ago   613 163 32 3 18 79 70 71 153 3 0 15 .266 .355 .416 .771
Career   2557 723 141 14 106 363 356 300 596 25 1 33 .283 .362 .473 .835
Home   308 104 25 0 27 62 64 36 59 5 0 2 .338 .405 .682 1.086
Road   320 84 18 0 16 46 47 41 76 2 0 5 .263 .353 .469 .822
Grass   616 185 42 0 43 108 108 74 132 7 0 7 .300 .378 .578 .956
Turf   12 3 1 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 .250 .400 .333 .733
Day   185 51 10 0 10 29 33 30 42 3 0 0 .276 .372 .492 .863
Night   443 137 33 0 33 79 78 47 93 4 0 7 .309 .381 .607 .988
As Starter   627 188 43 0 43 108 111 76 134 7 0 7 .300 .378 .574 .952
As Reliever / Substitution   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Pinch Hitting   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Close/Late   126 40 5 0 8 19 20 17 28 0 0 2 .317 .407 .548 .955
Inning 1-3   280 76 16 0 20 31 50 25 69 2 0 2 .271 .333 .543 .876
Inning 4-6   168 54 15 0 13 45 34 27 32 5 0 3 .321 .414 .643 1.057
Inning 7-9   169 52 10 0 9 29 25 24 31 0 0 1 .308 .397 .527 .924
Extra Innings   11 6 2 0 1 3 2 1 3 0 0 1 .545 .615 1.000 1.615
0 Outs   305 88 20 0 20 21 62 37 65 0 0 1 .289 .367 .551 .918
1 Outs   155 45 12 0 10 37 24 23 33 7 0 3 .290 .378 .561 .939
2 Outs   168 55 11 0 13 50 25 17 37 0 0 3 .327 .399 .625 1.024
Scoring Position   113 44 11 0 8 71 19 20 20 7 0 4 .389 .472 .699 1.171
Bases Empty   452 131 30 0 33 33 86 50 101 0 0 1 .290 .362 .575 .937
Runner on 1st   63 13 2 0 2 4 6 7 14 0 0 2 .206 .306 .333 .639
Runner on 2nd   50 17 4 0 3 14 9 13 11 0 0 1 .340 .484 .600 1.084
Runner on 3rd   11 4 2 0 1 10 2 0 1 5 0 1 .364 .294 .818 1.112
Runner on 1st & 2nd   19 7 3 0 1 11 4 4 0 0 0 0 .368 .478 .684 1.162
Runner on 1st & 3rd   11 6 0 0 1 8 1 2 4 0 0 1 .545 .643 .818 1.461
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   16 7 2 0 1 19 1 1 3 1 0 0 .438 .444 .750 1.194
Bases Loaded   6 3 0 0 1 9 2 0 1 1 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Two Strikes   305 71 19 0 11 33 43 24 135 2 0 3 .233 .293 .403 .697
First Pitch   90 26 6 0 10 23 15 3 0 0 0 2 .289 .326 .689 1.015
Count 0-1   47 17 3 0 3 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 .362 .362 .617 .979
Count 0-2   44 8 4 0 0 1 3 0 25 0 0 0 .182 .182 .273 .455
Count 1-0   58 19 5 0 4 18 7 0 0 2 0 1 .328 .328 .621 .949
Count 1-1   55 21 4 0 8 13 11 0 0 1 0 1 .382 .386 .891 1.277
Count 1-2   82 16 5 0 4 8 11 0 42 0 0 2 .195 .214 .402 .617
Count 2-0   18 10 3 0 4 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 .556 .556 1.389 1.944
Count 2-1   42 19 3 0 3 14 6 0 0 2 0 0 .452 .432 .738 1.170
Count 2-2   110 29 6 0 5 16 11 0 49 0 0 0 .264 .264 .455 .718
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 7 16 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   13 5 0 0 0 0 9 34 0 0 0 0 .385 .830 .385 1.214
Full Count   69 18 4 0 2 8 18 24 19 2 0 1 .261 .448 .406 .854
Behind in Count   173 41 12 0 7 12 22 0 67 0 0 2 .237 .246 .428 .673
Ahead in Count   131 53 11 0 11 36 34 50 0 4 0 1 .405 .559 .740 1.300
Batting Leadoff   619 187 43 0 42 106 110 75 132 7 0 6 .302 .379 .575 .954
Batting 2nd   5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000
Batting 4th   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .000 .400 .000 .400
Batting 9th   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Low Leverage   241 67 16 0 12 26 36 34 52 0 0 2 .278 .372 .494 .866
Medium Leverage   297 89 18 0 25 51 62 31 66 7 0 3 .300 .364 .613 .977
High Leverage   84 29 7 0 6 31 13 12 16 0 0 2 .345 .439 .643 1.082
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2017 Baltimore - MLB 24 55 180 59 9 2 5 20 29 15 1 0 39 0 0 .328 .383 .483 .866 132 136 1.3
2018 Oakland - MLB 25 151 578 167 27 5 17 79 78 61 6 7 132 2 1 .289 .359 .441 .800 122 119 3.8
2019 Oakland - MLB 26 158 613 163 32 3 18 79 70 71 15 3 153 0 1 .266 .355 .416 .771 114 112 3.4
2020 Oakland - MLB 27 105 377 104 21 2 15 52 47 57 4 5 86 0 0 .276 .372 .462 .834 125 121 2.7
2020 Atlanta - MLB 27 50 181 42 9 2 8 25 21 19 0 3 51 1 0 .232 .300 .436 .737 108 105 0.8
2020 Total - MLB 27 155 558 146 30 4 23 77 68 76 4 8 137 1 0 .262 .350 .453 .803 120 116 3.5
2021 Atlanta - MLB 28 160 628 188 43 0 43 108 111 77 7 7 135 2 0 .299 .378 .573 .952 157 162 7.3
Total MLB 679 2557 723 141 14 106 363 356 300 33 25 596 5 2 .283 .362 .473 .835 129 128 19.3
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2014 Total - 21 57 258 77 9 1 14 58 76 26 2 0 36 13 5 .298 .367 .504 .871 100 100 2.1
2015 Kane County - A 22 16 54 13 2 0 3 11 9 11 3 1 18 0 0 .241 .391 .444 .836 124 133 0.5
2015 Northwest Arkansas - AA 22 60 205 39 7 0 14 29 32 26 3 0 84 0 0 .190 .291 .429 .720 86 83 0.3
2016 Wilmington - A+ 23 103 387 87 9 0 22 72 65 70 8 2 141 1 0 .225 .353 .419 .772 120 116 2.4
2016 Northwest Arkansas - AA 23 28 90 17 4 0 2 7 10 13 0 0 38 0 0 .189 .291 .300 .591 58 56 -0.2
2017 Northwest Arkansas - AA 24 27 98 34 8 1 5 25 18 15 2 2 18 0 0 .347 .436 .602 1.038 194 193 1.7
2017 Bowie - AA 24 34 130 40 7 1 6 25 17 12 1 1 24 0 0 .308 .368 .515 .883 149 148 1.3
2017 Total - AA 24 61 228 74 15 2 11 50 35 27 3 3 42 0 0 .325 .398 .553 .951 169 168 3.0
2017 Norfolk - AAA 24 26 106 30 7 1 3 13 10 9 1 1 35 0 0 .283 .342 .453 .795 132 132 0.9
2018 Nashville - AAA 25 9 39 14 3 0 1 8 4 2 0 0 7 1 0 .359 .390 .513 .903 145 154 0.4
Total IL 26 106 30 7 1 3 13 10 9 1 1 35 0 0 .283 .342 .453 .795 132 132
Total PCL 9 39 14 3 0 1 8 4 2 0 0 7 1 0 .359 .390 .513 .903 145 154
Total EL 34 130 40 7 1 6 25 17 12 1 1 24 0 0 .308 .368 .515 .883 149 148
Total TEX 115 393 90 19 1 21 61 60 54 5 2 140 0 0 .229 .328 .443 .771 107 105
Total CAR 103 387 87 9 0 22 72 65 70 8 2 141 1 0 .225 .353 .419 .772 120 116
Total MID 16 54 13 2 0 3 11 9 11 3 1 18 0 0 .241 .391 .444 .836 124 133
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2017 Baltimore - MLB 24 4 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 .214 .312 .429 .741 98 104 -0.2
2021 Atlanta - MLB 28 14 51 14 0 0 0 7 6 12 0 1 16 0 0 .275 .406 .275 .681 94 107 0.0
Total MLB 18 65 17 3 0 0 8 6 14 0 1 19 0 0 .262 .388 .308 .695 95 106
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2017 Baltimore - MLB 1B 5 5 43 4 5 48 1 .979 42.1 9.99 -0.5 .911
2017 Baltimore - MLB 3B 47 47 15 79 5 97 3 .969 403.0 2.10 -2.3 .956
2018 Oakland - MLB 3B 149 149 79 254 30 347 14 .960 1342.0 2.23 -2.1 .987
2018 Oakland - MLB SS 2 1 1 2 1 4 1 .750 10.0 2.70 -0.5 .499
2019 Oakland - MLB 2B 1 1 1 2 1 3 0 1.000 8.0 3.38 -0.0 .989
2019 Oakland - MLB 3B 157 157 79 240 16 328 9 .973 1410.1 2.04 -3.3 .979
2020 Atlanta - MLB 1B 1 1 5 1 1 6 0 1.000 8.0 6.75 +0.1 1.116
2020 Oakland - MLB 3B 105 104 58 141 25 209 10 .952 923.2 1.94 -3.2 .969
2020 Atlanta - MLB 3B 48 48 29 73 8 108 6 .944 420.2 2.18 -0.5 .978
2020 Oakland - MLB SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2021 Atlanta - MLB 1B 146 146 1003 54 117 1062 5 .995 1296.0 7.34 +7.6 1.086
2021 Atlanta - MLB 3B 15 12 6 24 7 31 1 .968 114.1 2.36 +0.1 1.007
TOTAL 1B 152 152 1051 59 123 1116 6 .995 1346.1 7.42 +7.1 1.074
TOTAL 2B 1 1 1 2 1 3 0 1.000 8.0 3.38 -0.0 .989
TOTAL 3B 521 517 266 811 91 1120 43 .962 4614.0 2.10 -11.3 .978
TOTAL SS 2 1 1 2 1 4 1 .750 10.0 2.70 -0.5 .499
PLAYER HISTORY
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (50); Power: 45 (60); Eye: 40 (50).
06/08/2015 Drafted in the 2015 first-year player draft (Round 6, Pick 7, 157th overall pick) by the Kansas City Royals, out of college (Florida).
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 40 (50); Power: 45 (55); Eye: 45 (50).
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 45 (55); Power: 45 (50); Eye: 40 (55).
04/10/2017 Hits for the CYCLE, going 5-5 against the Arkansas Travelers, with 6 RBI and 4 runs scored.
04/10/2017 Goes 5-5 against the Arkansas Travelers, with 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 6 RBI and 4 R.
05/01/2017 Wins the TEX TEX Batter of the Month Award.
05/06/2017 Was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Baltimore Orioles, along with SP Steve White, SP Wallace David, in exchange for RP Víctor Mejía, RF António Guzmán, SP Sidney English.
08/21/2017 Wins the EL EL Player of the Week Award.
11/13/2017 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $535,000 through automatic renewal.
12/03/2017 Was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the Oakland Athletics, along with RP Sonny Gray, in exchange for RF Stephen Brown, SP Rod Cunningham.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (60); Power: 55 (60); Eye: 50 (55).
09/01/2018 Wins the MLB AL Batter of the Month Award.
11/13/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $550,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 60 (60); Eye: 55 (55).
03/02/2019 Injured (Sore hamstring), day-to-day for 3 days.
11/25/2019 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $550,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 60 (60); Eye: 60 (60).
07/11/2020 Was selected to the 2020 MLB Pro All-Star Game.
07/31/2020 Was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves, along with SP Tracy Mass, in exchange for SP James Tate, CF Byron Buxton, SP James Serrano.
09/20/2020 Injured on 09/18/2020, diagnosed with a bruised finger, will not miss additional time.
11/12/2020 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $5,750,000 through arbitration.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 65 (70); Eye: 60 (60).
04/12/2021 Wins the MLB NL Player of the Week Award.
07/08/2021 Was selected to the 2021 MLB Pro All-Star Game.
08/30/2021 Wins the MLB NL Player of the Week Award.
11/12/2021 Wins the 2021 MLB NL Most Valuable Player Award.
11/12/2021 Wins the 2021 MLB NL Silver Slugger Award at 1B.
11/20/2021 Received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $15,625,000.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2019 158 9
2021 158 1
Year PA Rank
2019 702 5
2021 719 1
Year AB Rank
2021 628 4
Year H Rank
2021 188 2
Year TB Rank
2021 360 1
Year 2B Rank
2021 43 1
Year HR Rank
2021 43 2
Year RBI Rank
2021 108 3
Year R Rank
2021 111 2
Year BB Rank
2021 77 4
Year IBB Rank
2019 10 6
Year HP Rank
2019 15 4
Year SF Rank
2018 7 10
2021 7 4
Year EBH Rank
2021 86 1
Year AVG Rank
2021 .299 4
Year OBP Rank
2021 .378 6
Year SLG Rank
2021 .573 2
Year RC Rank
2021 142.17 1
Year RC/27 Rank
2021 8.46 1
Year ISO Rank
2021 .274 3
Year wOBA Rank
2021 .398 1
Year OPS Rank
2021 .952 1
Year WAR Rank
2021 7.4 1
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