RP - HOU
Astros reliever Blake Taylor found himself in the right place at the right time during Friday's game against the Padres. He faced one batter, throwing just five pitches and amassing a strikeout while also earning the win. Houston ultimately defeated San Diego by a score of 6-3.
Taylor is now 3-4 with a 3.38 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, and .234 OBA through 34.2 innings of relief work this season. While he doesn't have terrible metrics, you can comfortably leave the southpaw on waivers in all leagues.
Astros reliever Blake Taylor struggled while pitching in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game against the Royals. He allowed two runs on two hits (including one homer) and issued just one out—a strikeout. He was hit with the loss and technically logged a blown save, too. Houston ultimately fell to Kansas City by a score of 3-2.
Taylor is 2-4 with a 3.90 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, and .250 OBA through 30 innings in his second season at the MLB level. The 26-year-old is 0-for-4 during save opportunities and has issued 16 walks while striking out 33 opponents.
Astros reliever Blake Taylor was on the mound at the right time on Wednesday. His outing corresponded with Houston's go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, meaning Taylor earned the win. He allowed just one walk and zero hits over one inning of work against the Athletics. Houston ultimately defeated Oakland by a score of 4-3.
Taylor is now 2-2 with a 2.79 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, and .244 OBA through 19.1 innings of work this season. He has allowed just one earned run over his last 10 outings (10.1 innings).
Astros reliever Blake Taylor threw 1.1 scoreless innings against the Indians on Sunday. Houston ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 4-3.
Taylor is now 1-2 with a 2.95 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, and .257 OBA this season. He's also walked six batters while striking out 21. The 25-year-old has not allowed a run over his last three outings.
Astros reliever Blake Taylor was hit with the loss on Sunday after allowing one run while retiring one batter in the 10th inning. The Tigers started the frame with a free runner on second base, then moved him up to third on a groundout. They sealed the walk-off win on a sacrifice bunt, giving Taylor an unlucky loss.
Taylor is now 0-2 with a 3.07 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and .214 OBA this year. He's allowed just five walks while striking out 15 batters. A southpaw himself, Taylor has preserved a 0.71 WHIP and 1.43 OBA against left-handers.