Taylor Motter Worcester Red Sox Infield

       
 
Age: 32 
Born: September 18, 1989
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, FL
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: 17th round, 2011 by TB
How Acquired: Claimed off waivers from Colorado (Sept. 2022)
High School: Palm Beach Gardens (FL)
   

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Pronunciation: -
First Pro Contract: June 17, 2011 (TB)
Signing Scout: Brad Matthews
Signing Bonus: N/A
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2021
MLFA Eligible: November 2021
Pro Debut: June 21, 2011 (Princeton)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: May 16, 2016 (TB)
Service Time (1/21): 1 year, 78 days
Options Remaining: 0 (2016, 2017, 2018)
Contract (2021): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @taylormotter7
Instagram: @taylormotter

 
 
 
 
 
     
  Scouting Report & Links      
         
  Physical Description: Medium-sized athletic frame.

Hit: Fringe-average hit tool. Solid plate discipline, will draw walks.

Power: Below-average power. Will pick up some doubles in the gaps. Not much over the fence power.

Run: Smart base runner. Once showed average speed. Speed is more in the fringe-average range now.
  Field: Reliable defender capable of playing seconf base, third base, shortstop, and right field.

Arm:
Solid-average arm.

Career Notes:
Spent five seasons in the Tampa Bay system. Got a cup of coffee with the Rays. Has bounced around systems since then.

Summation: Versatile emergency major league depth.

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    Hitting Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2009 Coastal Carolina BigSou NCAA --- 19 63 217 38 62 18 1 2 31 88 26 33 5 4 0.286 0.351 0.406 0.757
  2010 Coastal Carolina BigSou NCAA --- 20 62 214 55 72 22 1 12 49 132 37 37 11 4 0.336 0.426 0.617 1.043
  2011 Coastal Carolina BigSou NCAA -- 21 62 212 43 61 13 2 4 30 90 46 40 21 2 0.288 0.412 0.425 0.837
  2011 Princeton Rays App Rk TB 21 46 158 37 51 13 0 4 23 76 33 26 22 2 0.323 0.436 0.481 0.917
  2011 Bowling Green Hot Rods Midw A TB 21 3 11 1 2 0 0 1 3 5 1 4 1 0 0.182 0.250 0.455 0.705
  2012 Bowling Green Hot Rods Midw A TB 22 99 303 41 74 17 2 5 37 110 50 60 24 12 0.244 0.357 0.363 0.720
  2013 GCL Rays GCL Rk TB 23 4 11 1 4 2 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 0 0.364 0.462 0.545 1.007
  2013 Charlotte Stone Crabs FSL A+ TB 23 66 210 26 61 14 2 3 21 88 22 29 20 8 0.290 0.359 0.419 0.778
2014 Montgomery Biscuits Sou AA TB 24 119 452 60 124 19 3 16 61 197 34 71 15 7 0.274 0.326 0.436 0.762
  2015 Durham Bulls IL AAA TB 25 127 486 74 142 43 1 14 72 229 57 95 26 8 0.292 0.366 0.471 0.837
  2016 Durham Bulls IL AAA TB 26 88 350 44 80 17 0 13 46 136 33 65 19 4 0.229 0.297 0.389 0.686
  2016 Tampa Bay Rays AL MLB TB 26 33 80 11 15 3 0 2 9 24 11 19 0 1 0.188 0.293 0.300 0.593
  2017 Tacoma Rainiers PCL AAA Sea 27 25 100 24 35 6 1 7 18 64 14 12 6 3 0.350 0.427 0.640 1.067
  2017 Seattle Mariners AL MLB Sea 27 92 258 29 51 12 0 7 26 84 21 62 12 1 0.198 0.257 0.326 0.583
  2018 Tacoma Rainiers PCL AAA Sea 28 37 147 21 29 6 2 5 21 54 16 30 4 2 0.197 0.279 0.367 0.646
  2018 Seattle Mariners AL MLB Sea 28 7 15 2 4 0 0 1 1 7 2 5 0 0 0.267 0.353 0.467 0.820
  2018 Chattanooga Lookouts Sou AA Min 28 4 15 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 0 0.133 0.188 0.200 0.388
  2018 Rochester Red Wings IL AAA Min 28 47 159 23 29 10 1 5 14 56 22 37 3 4 0.182 0.284 0.352 0.636
2018 Minnesota Twins AL MLB Min 28 9 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 0.053 0.143 0.053 0.196
  2019 New Britain Bees Atl Indy --- 29 34 117 15 33 8 1 5 28 58 22 28 6 0 0.282 0.396 0.496 0.892
  2019 Midland RockHounds Tex AA Oak 29 60 221 30 47 8 0 8 26 79 26 58 3 2 0.213 0.300 0.357 0.657
  2019 Erie SeaWolves East AA Det 29 10 27 3 4 0 1 0 2 6 5 8 1 0 0.148 0.286 0.222 0.508
  2021 Albuquerque Isotopes TAW AAA Col 31 68 214 54 71 16 1 24 57 161 49 50 0 0 0.332 0.457 0.752 1.209
  2021 Colorado Rockies NL MLB Col 31 13 20 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 6 0 0 0.150 0.227 0.150 0.377
  2021 Worcester Red Sox TAE AAA Bos 31 14 45 5 10 2 0 0 6 12 7 13 0 0 0.222 0.327 0.267 0.594
  2021 Boston Red Sox AL MLB Bos 31 3 6 3 2 1 1 0 1 5 1 2 0 0 0.333 0.429 0.833 1.262
   
     
    2022 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2022 TBD --- --- --- 32     stats                            
   
     
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Awards SoxProspects.com Awards
  Pacific Coast League Player of the Week (August 14-20, 2017)
Texas League Player of the Week (June 24-30, 2019)
Triple-A West Player of the Month (July 2021)
Triple-A West Player of the Week (July 26 - August 1, 2021)
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