Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward #3

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /200
  • Age: 24

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Taylor Ward 2018 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
114 .167 3 9 1 .506

Taylor Ward MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
114 .167 3 9 1 .506

Taylor Ward Bio

  • Full Name: Joseph Taylor Ward
  • Born: 12/14/1993 in Dayton, OH
  • Draft: 2015, Los Angeles Angels, 1st rd. (26th overall)
  • College: Fresno State
  • Debut: 8/14/2018
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2018 Stats 114 11 19 3 9 1 .167 .234 .506
MLB Career Stats 114 11 19 3 9 1 .167 .234 .506

Taylor Ward 2018 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 23 2 1 0 0 0 9 1 .043 .083 .043
Last 15 Games 52 3 6 0 1 3 19 1 .115 .193 .135
Last 30 Games 105 10 16 3 7 5 39 1 .152 .212 .257
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 23 2 1 0 0 0 9 1 .043 .083 .043
Last 15 Games 52 3 6 0 1 3 19 1 .115 .193 .135
Last 30 Games 105 10 16 3 7 5 39 1 .152 .212 .257
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
9/20 @ OAK 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21 @ HOU 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
9/22 @ HOU 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
9/20 @ OAK 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21 @ HOU 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
9/22 @ HOU 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2018 Games by Position: 3B (33)

Taylor Ward Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2018 Angels AL 124 71 85.6 414 14.4
MLB Avg - - - - 88.4 398 12.4
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2018 Angels AL 124 71 85.6 414 14.4
MLB Avg - - - - 88.4 398 12.4

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Taylor Ward 2018 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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7 25 3 6 9 1 0 1 3 3 0 7 0 0 .240 .321 .400 .721
Cumulative
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40 139 14 25 40 4 0 4 12 10 0 48 1 0 .180 .250 .295 .545
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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7 25 3 6 9 1 0 1 3 3 0 7 0 0 .240 .321 .400 .721
Cumulative
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40 139 14 25 40 4 0 4 12 10 0 48 1 0 .180 .250 .295 .545

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Awards

Taylor Ward Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2016 Scottsdale AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2016 LA Angels AL
2017 LA Angels AL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2018 Mobile SOU

PIO Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Orem PIO

Taylor Ward Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 14, 2018 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of 3B Taylor Ward from Salt Lake Bees.
August 13, 2018 Salt Lake Bees placed 3B Taylor Ward on the reserve list.
June 2, 2018 3B Taylor Ward assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Mobile BayBears.
May 22, 2018 Mobile BayBears placed 3B Taylor Ward on the 7-day disabled list.
February 6, 2018 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster C Taylor Ward to spring training.
July 20, 2017 3B Taylor Ward assigned to Mobile BayBears from Inland Empire 66ers.
May 3, 2017 Inland Empire 66ers activated C Taylor Ward from the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2017 Inland Empire 66ers placed C Taylor Ward on the 7-day disabled list.
February 2, 2017 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster C Taylor Ward to spring training.
April 6, 2016 C Taylor Ward assigned to Inland Empire 66ers from Salt Lake Bees.
March 22, 2016 C Taylor Ward assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Burlington Bees.
February 2, 2016 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster C Taylor Ward to spring training.
August 6, 2015 C Taylor Ward assigned to Burlington Bees from Orem Owlz.
June 16, 2015 C Taylor Ward assigned to Orem Owlz.
June 12, 2015 Los Angeles Angels signed C Taylor Ward.

Joseph Taylor Ward Bio Info

Joseph Taylor Ward...On Twitter: @Warrdyboy7 ... Named First-Team All-Mountain West in 2015 with Fresno State (a back-to-back All-Mountain West Conference selection)...Started all 59 games for FSU and ranked among Bulldogs' leaders with a .304 (65/214) average (3rd), 14 doubles (2nd), seven home runs (T1st), 42 RBI (1st) and 104 total bases (1st)... Successfully caught 13 of 23 (56.5%) runners attempting to steal a base ... In three years at Fresno State, batted .288 (157/545) with 29 doubles, 16 home runs and 98 RBI in 162 games...Threw out 33 of 55 (60%) potential basestealers ... Prepped at Shadow Hills High School (CA)...A two-time first-team De Anza League honoree...Named De Anza League Most Valuable Player and first-team All-CIF as a junior...Holds school records for batting average, hits, triples, home runs and RBI...First athlete in school history to receive Division I scholarship ... Signed by Angels' Scott Richardson...Originally drafted by Tampa Bay in 31st round of 2012 draft before electing to play for Fresno State.

2017

2017 marked third professional season in Angels' system...Split campaign between Single-A Inland Empire and Double-A Mobile...Combined to hit .258 (84/326) with 46 runs, 14 doubles, one triple, nine home runs and 49 RBI in 87 games...Logged a 60-to-57 strikeout-to-walk ratio across both levels...Improved OPS (.757) by 98 points from a season ago...Named MiLB.com All-Star for second straight year ... Produced a .286/.400/.387 slash line with BayBears and tossed out 28.1 percent of basestealers while posting a .989 fielding percentage...Named Angels Organizational Player of Month for August (.324, 3 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 15 BB, 10 R).

2016

Spent second professional season in 2016 with Inland Empire...Played in 123 games for 66ers (made 90 starts behind plate)...Committed just five errors (.994 pct.) and threw out 48 of 125 basestealers (38%) ... Slashed .224/.283/.259 with one homer, 20 RBI and a 41-to-17 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 60 first-half games... In 63 contests after break, posted a .274/.359/.415 slash line with nine home runs, 36 RBI and 31 walks... Connected for seven home runs and 20 RBI over his final 32 games ... Set career highs with two home runs and four RBI vs. Lake Elsinore on Aug. 18, 2016 ... Played with Scott sdale Scorpions in Arizona Fall League in 2017 & 2016 ... Ranked as Angels' top prospect for 2016 and #6 prospect for 2017 by Baseball America...Was seventh catcher in franchise history selected in first round and first since Hank Conger in 2006.

2015

In 2015, combined for slash line of .348/.457/.438 in first professional season between Rookie-level Orem and Low-A Burlington...His .489 OBP led Pioneer League and he struck out fewest times in the league (8; min. 30 games) ... .348 clip ranked second among all Angels' farmhands (min. 200 AB)...Selected as a Pioneer League Mid-Season All-Star