Chris Taylor came to the Dodgers at midseason. Here is a look at his 2016.
What went right
The Dodgers acquired Taylor from the Mariners on June 19 for pitcher Zach Lee.
Taylor started five games at second base for the Dodgers, four games at shortstop, and two more at third base.
He had at least one hit in each of his first six starts with the Dodgers, going 9-for-28 (.321) with five extra-base hits in 13 total games during that span.
What went wrong
Taylor ended the season in a 3-for-30 slump in the majors.
He spent a month in the minors, and wasn’t recalled after rosters expanded in September until there were nine days left in the regular season.
Stats: .207/.258/.362 in 62 PA; -0.1 rWAR, -0.1 fWAR
Game of the year
In the Dodgers’ first game after the All-Star break, on July 15 in Arizona, Taylor had a two-run triple in the fourth inning, a double in the fifth, then a grand slam in the sixth inning, driving in six runs in a 13-7 win. It was Taylor’s first career home run.
Taylor was just the ninth LA Dodger to miss a cycle by only a single.
Taylor has one year, 37 days of service time, and has one option year remaining.