The Oakland A's are entering the 2013 season with raised expectations. We recently spoke with A's…
Taylor Knows The Score
Things haven't gone according to script for Michael Taylor since he was acquired by the Oakland A's before the 2010 season. Taylor was coming off of a 2009 campaign split between Double-A and Triple-A during which he hit .320 with a 944 OPS and he was one of the top outfield prospects in baseball. Most expected Taylor to be a big part of the A's future and a fixture in the team's outfield as soon as mid-season 2010. Instead, Taylor struggled during the 2010 season and saw his OPS drop to 740 and his homerun total drop from 20 in 2009 to six. Although Taylor's play with Triple-A Sacramento improved in 2011 (816 OPS and 16 homers) and 2012 (846 OPS and 12 homers), he received only a few cups of coffee at the big league level as the A's filled their outfield with outside acquisitions. Coming into the 2013 season, there is no obvious spot for Taylor on the A's 25-man roster. Barring injuries, the A's will open the season with five veteran outfielders on their roster (Yoenis Cespedes...
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