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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||250.00||2.00||.248||17.00||22.00||14.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Oakland||8||2||0|| .250|| .250|| .250|
|vs RHP||52||6||0|| .179|| .115|| .115|
|Last 10 Games|
Mariners recall infielder Chris Taylor from Triple-A
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(7/2/15) The Mariners recalled infielder Chris Taylor from Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday. Taylor is back with the Mariners for a second time this season.
Following his demotion to Triple-A in early June, Taylor hit .272 with three triples, four doubles, 10 RBI, 18 runs, 14 walks, 19 strikeouts and seven stolen bases in 27 games.
Mariners promote RP Mayckol Guaipe, demote SS Chris Taylor
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(6/1/15) The Mariners have optioned shortstop Chris Taylor to Triple-A Tacoma and promoted right-handed reliever Mayckol Guaipe.
Taylor has not earned his stay in Seattle. He has just 10 hits in 63 at-bats with one RBI.
The Mariners must hope they haven't mistimed their call-up of Guaipe, who had pitched well until recently. He has allowed six runs on 13 hits in the last 3 2/3 innings.
Brad Miller returns to shortstop for Mariners
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/29/15) Brad Miller returns to the Mariners' lineup at shortstop for Friday's game against Cleveland.
Miller will start his team-high 28th game at short, but it's just his second time there in the last 11 games. He replaces Chris Taylor.
Mariners give SS Chris Taylor a rest on Wednesday
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/27/15) After starting eight games in a row, Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor will get the day off on Wednesday, as he is being held out of the lineup versus the Rays. In those eight games, the young Taylor has just six hits in 28 at-bats. So manager Lloyd McClendon has decided to give him a rest and clear his head a little.
Brad Miller will get the start at shortstop with Dustin Ackley entering the lineup in left field for the afternoon affair.
Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor back in the lineup on Tuesday
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(5/12/15) Mariners shorstop Chris Taylor is back in the starting lineup on Tuesday after missing Monday's game with a finger injury, the team announced.
Taylor will replace Brad Miller, who moves to designated hitter and pushes Rickie Weeks to the bench. Taylor is hitting .167 in 18 at-bats this season.
The Mariners are currently the favorites (-145) against San Diego.
|2014 summary: After the way Brad Miller performed as a rookie in 2013, Chris Taylor, himself no stranger to high batting averages in the minors, looked like he might be destined for no more than a utility role in the majors. But Miller's sophomore slump forced the Mariners to try something else, and by late July, Taylor had become the primary shortstop for a legitimate contender. Of course, he didn't show much pop in the role, but that's not as much his game as it is Miller's.|
Playing time status: Though Taylor made a favorable impression, the general belief is that he doesn't have nearly as much upside as Miller offensively, so he was looking like a long shot to win the starting job even before breaking his wrist this spring. When he returns in May, he could become the lesser half of a lefty-righty platoon since he and Miller bat from opposite sides of the plate.
2015 outlook: Though Taylor didn't hit for as much power as Miller in the minors, he was more of a base stealer and could tap into that ability more in a full-time role. But again, a full-time role appears to be unlikely for him. He's just a low-end AL-only option on Draft Day.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|7/3/15||@ OAK||9:05 pm||Jesse Chavez|
|7/4/15||@ OAK||4:05 pm||Kendall Graveman|
|7/5/15||@ OAK||4:05 pm||Sonny Gray|
|7/6/15||DET||10:10 pm||Alfredo Simon|
|7/7/15||DET||10:10 pm||Kyle Ryan|
|7/8/15||DET||3:40 pm||Anibal Sanchez|
|7/9/15||LAA||10:10 pm||Garrett Richards|