Taylor Motter

Taylor Motter #45

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /195
  • Age: 28

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Taylor Motter 2018 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
23 .174 1 2 0 .601

Taylor Motter MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
361 .194 10 37 12 .586

Taylor Motter Bio

  • Full Name: Taylor Davis Motter
  • Nickname: La Pesadilla
  • Born: 9/18/1989 in West Palm Beach, FL
  • Draft: 2011, Tampa Bay Rays, 17th rd. (540th overall)
  • College: Coastal Carolina
  • Debut: 5/16/2016
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2018 Stats 23 2 4 1 2 0 .174 .296 .601
MLB Career Stats 361 42 70 10 37 12 .194 .268 .586

Taylor Motter 2018 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 14 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 .143 .250 .143
Last 15 Games 25 2 4 1 2 4 7 0 .160 .276 .280
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Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 14 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 .143 .250 .143
Last 15 Games 25 2 4 1 2 4 7 0 .160 .276 .280
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Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
6/19 vs BOS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
6/21 vs BOS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/22 vs TEX 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
6/19 vs BOS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
6/21 vs BOS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/22 vs TEX 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Games by Position: 1B (5) 2B (1) 3B (2) LF (1) RF (3) RP (1)

Taylor Motter Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2018 Twins AL 17 17 84.7 393 9.1
MLB Avg - - - - 88.8 398 12.5
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2018 Twins AL 17 17 84.7 393 9.1
MLB Avg - - - - 88.8 398 12.5

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Taylor Motter 2018 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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2 7 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
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14 30 3 5 10 0 0 1 3 5 0 8 0 0 .167 .286 .267 .552
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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2 7 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393
Cumulative
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14 30 3 5 10 0 0 1 3 5 0 8 0 0 .167 .286 .267 .552

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Awards

Taylor Motter Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Tampa Bay AL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Durham INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Durham INT

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/05/2015 Durham INT
07/31/2016 Durham INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Durham INT

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/20/2017 Tacoma PCL

SOU All-Star Game Top Star

Year Team League
2014 Montgomery SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Montgomery SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Montgomery SOU

APP Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Princeton APP

Taylor Motter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 15, 2018 Minnesota Twins recalled SS Taylor Motter from Rochester Red Wings.
May 29, 2018 SS Taylor Motter assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
May 28, 2018 Minnesota Twins claimed 1B Taylor Motter off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
May 27, 2018 Seattle Mariners designated 1B Taylor Motter for assignment.
April 17, 2018 Seattle Mariners optioned SS Taylor Motter to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 3, 2018 Seattle Mariners recalled Taylor Motter from Tacoma Rainiers.
March 28, 2018 Seattle Mariners optioned SS Taylor Motter to Tacoma Rainiers.
August 20, 2017 Seattle Mariners recalled Taylor Motter from Tacoma Rainiers.
July 24, 2017 Seattle Mariners optioned SS Taylor Motter to Tacoma Rainiers.
November 18, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays traded 3B Richie Shaffer and SS Taylor Motter to Seattle Mariners for RHP Andrew Kittredge, 1B Dalton Kelly and RHP Dylan Thompson.
October 3, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays activated SS Taylor Motter.
August 3, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned SS Taylor Motter to Durham Bulls.
August 2, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Taylor Motter from Durham Bulls.
July 2, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned SS Taylor Motter to Durham Bulls.
May 15, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Taylor Motter from Durham Bulls.
March 27, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Taylor Motter to Durham Bulls.
November 20, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Taylor Motter from Durham Bulls.
April 6, 2015 RF Taylor Motter assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
February 2, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays invited non-roster RF Taylor Motter to spring training.
June 7, 2014 Montgomery Biscuits activated RF Taylor Motter from the 7-day disabled list.
May 30, 2014 Montgomery Biscuits placed IF Taylor Motter on the 7-day disabled list. shoulder injury
March 28, 2014 IF Taylor Motter assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
March 1, 2014 OF Taylor Motter assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
August 14, 2013 Charlotte Stone Crabs activated OF Taylor Motter from the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2013 Charlotte Stone Crabs sent LF Taylor Motter on a rehab assignment to GCL Rays.
July 3, 2013 sent LF Taylor Motter on a rehab assignment to GCL Rays.
June 23, 2013 Charlotte Stone Crabs placed LF Taylor Motter on the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2013 LF Taylor Motter assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Bowling Green Hot Rods.
February 23, 2013 OF Taylor Motter assigned to Tampa Bay Rays.
August 31, 2011 Taylor Motter assigned to Bowling Green Hot Rods from Princeton Rays.
June 18, 2011 Taylor Motter assigned to Princeton Rays from Tampa Bay Rays.
June 17, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays signed SS Taylor Motter.

Taylor Davis Motter Bio Info

Taylor Davis Motter…attended Palm Beach Gardens (FL) High School, where he also played basketball…played three seasons at Coastal Carolina University…helped the Chanticleers to three straight Big South Conference titles…named to First Team Big South Conference in 2010 and named a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger/ Collegiate Baseball in 2009…Motter estimates he broke more than 15 bones as a kid… he's an avid off-shore fisherman…his father, William, is a retired firefighter and his mother, Laurie, is a retired ultrastenographer (screens for breast cancer).

2017

Totals - Hit .198 (51x258) with 29 runs, 12 doubles, 7 home runs and 26 RBI in 92 games with the Mariners... The Splits - 16-of-his-19 extra-base hits came vs. right-handed pitchers, including all 7 of his home runs... Swinging It At Shortstop - As a shortstop, hit .250 (30x120) with 18 runs, 7 doubles, 7 home runs and 20 RBI…when playing all other positions (2nd base, left field, 1st base, 3rd base and right field), hit .152 (20x132) with 7 runs, 5 doubles and 5 RBI…went 1-for-6 with 1 run and 1 RBI as a pinch-hitter... Opener - Named to his first Opening Day roster. • Fast Start - In his first 15 starts (4/9-26), hit .276 (16x58) with 8 runs, 7 doubles, 5 home runs and 13 RBI... Rough Finish - Over his last 74 games (4/27 - 10/1), hit .178 (35x197) with 19 runs, 5 doubles, 2 home runs and 13 RBI... Triple Double - Collected 3 doubles on April 11 vs. Houston, equaling the Mariners club record…also became the 3rd Mariners shortstop in club history to double 3 times in a game (also: Willie Bloomquist, 7/6/05 at KC, and Rey Quinones, 8/7/88 at OAK)... Grand Salami Time - Hit his first career grand slam home run on April 23 at Oakland…hit his 2nd grand salami on June 2 vs. Tampa Bay, joining Alex Rodriguez (1996 and 1999) as the only Mariners shortstops with multiple grand slam home runs in a season... Rainier Land - Optioned to AAA Tacoma on July 24 (post-game 7/23)…in 25 games with the Rainiers, hit .350 (35x100) with 24 runs, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs, 18 RBI, a .427 on-base percentage and a .640 slugging mark…recalled from AAA Tacoma on Aug. 20

2016

Totals - Hit .188 (15x80) with 11 runs, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 9 RBI in 33 games during two stints with Tampa Bay (May 15-July 1, Aug 2)… made 21 starts (SS-7, 2B-4, LF-4, 3B-3, RF-2, 1B-1)... Debut - Major League debut with Tampa Bay on May 16 at Toronto and became only player since 1913 to play shortstop and in the outfield in his Major League debut and the eighth to play the infield and outfield in his debut...First Hit - Infield single off Toronto's J.A. Happ in the first inning on May 16 at Toronto...Pinch Me - Pinch-hit homer in 9th inning off Drew Storen on May 17 at Toronto.... Versatile - Played all four spots in the infield and both corner outfield positions...Pitching In - Sixth position player to pitch in Rays history on July 1 vs. DET (0.1 IP, 1H)... Minors - Hit .229 (80x350) with 17 doubles, 13 home runs, 46 RBI in 88 games for AAA Durham.... Good Week - Named the International League Batter of the Week for July 25-31.

2015

Spent the entire season with Triple-A Durham and was named their Most Valuable Player by the Rays Baseball Operations department...was added to the 40-man roster in November…Named a midseason and postseason International League All-Star as a utility player...was unable to travel to Omaha for the All- Star Game after tweaking his hamstring in the final game before the All-Star break...also named a Triple-A All-Star by Baseball America after the season…His 43 doubles led the IL and tied for 3rd most among all minor leaguers, 2 shy of leader Jordan Patterson of Double-A New Britain (Rockies)...also led the IL with 58 extra-base hits...ranked among IL leaders with 229 total bases (3rd), .471 SLG (3rd), 142 hits (4th), .366 OBP (4th), 74 runs (4th) and .292 avg. (8th)…Set career highs and led the Bulls with 72 RBI, 74 runs scored, 57 walks and 26 SB...also led the Bulls in batting avg. (.292)…Saw significant time at six different positions: right field (62 games, 60 starts), third base (25 games, 24 starts), shortstop (14 games, 14 starts), second base (12 games, 9 starts), center field (7 games, 7 starts) and left field (7 games, 6 starts)...has started at least 25 games at each of those six positions over his minor league career...had 7 outfield assists…Started in all nine spots of the batting order…Compiled four hitting streaks of 10 games or longer, including a career-best 16-gamer (June 3-20)...finished the season riding an 11-game streak…In July was named Rays Minor League Player of the Month...batted .351 (27-for-77) with 8 2B, 5 HR and 19 RBI…Batted .370 (50-for-135) with 19 doubles against left-handed pitchers, compared to .262 (92-for-351) vs. RHP… After the season, played for Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League...played mostly infield, and spent the most time at shortstop...hit .245 (25-for-102) with 6 2B, 3 HR and 15 RBI.

2014

With AA Montgomery, had club record 24 outfield assists, most among minor league players and one shy of the Southern League record set in 1967 by Barry Morgan (Montgomery)…had 16 home runs, 4th most among Rays farmhands…named a Southern MOTTER's CAREER HIGHS MOST HITS: 3 - 3 times; last: 4/11/17 vs. HOU MOST HOME RUNS: 1 - 9 times; last: 6/20/17 vs. DET MOST RBI: 4 - 2 times; last: 6/2/17 vs. TB MOST STOLEN BASES: 1 - 12 times; last: 9/4/17 vs. HOU LONGEST HITTING STREAK: 6 - 5/30-6/6/17 CAREER GRAND SLAMS: 2 - last: 6/2/17 vs. TB 2018 MARINERS 89 League midseason and postseason All-Star…went 3-for-3 with a home run to earn AllStar Game MVP honors and led the South Division to a 6-4 victory…played for Bravos de Margarita of the Venezuelan Winter League where he had 6 outfield assists.

2013

Spent season with A Charlotte…also pitched one scoreless inning for the Stone Crabs on Aug 15…played in 4 games with the GCL Rays over a pair of rehab assignments.

2012

In 2012 finished 5th in the organization with 24 SB while at Class-A Bowling Green.

2011

Named to Appalachian League All-Star Team for R-Princeton in pro debut…led league in OBP (.436) and finished 2nd in steals (22)…promoted to Bowling Green in September.