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Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: Where Did Michael Taylor’s Power Go?

When the Oakland A’s acquired Michael Taylor as part of the Roy Halladay trade (he had a quick stop in Toronto before being shipped to Oakland in exchange for Brett Wallace), they thought they were acquiring a future star outfielder. 

At 6′6″, 260 pounds, the A's expected Taylor's power to continue to develop (he had hit .320 with 20 HR and 84 RBI in 428 AB in ‘09), but instead they got a player who regressed further than anyone could have imagined.

Playing in the homer-happy Pacific Coast League, Taylor struggled to the following line: 464 AB, .272 Batting Average (126 Hits), 6 HR, 78 RBI, 79 R, 16 SB, .348 OBP, .392 SLG, .328 BABIP.

Obviously, there is one ...

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