Taylor (wrist) is starting Saturday's game against the Tigers.
Taylor suffered a wrist injury Wednesday and wasn't in Friday's lineup, but he went 0-for-1 with a strikeout as a pinch hitter. He'll start in center field and bat eighth Saturday.
Taylor (wrist) is out of the lineup Friday against the Tigers.
Taylor was removed from Wednesday's matchup with the Brewers due to a wrist injury, and he'll be out of the lineup Friday despite having Thursday's scheduled off day to aid in his recovery. Jarrod Dyson will work in center field in the series opener.
Taylor exited Wednesday's game against the Brewers with a wrist injury, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
Taylor was replaced by a pinch hitter in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday, and the team later revealed that he's dealing with a wrist injury. He went 0-for-2 with a strikeout prior to his departure. While the severity of the issue isn't yet clear, the center fielder will be able to rest during Thursday's scheduled off day.
Taylor went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a stolen base in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Cincinnati.
The outfielder has had a strong start to July, going 6-for-19 (.316) with a home run, three RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base in his last five games. Taylor is now 6-for-9 in steal attempts while adding eight homers, 32 RBI, 33 runs scored and a .242 batting average through 77 contests this season.
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in Tuesday's 7-6 win over Cincinnati.
The outfielder got Kansas City on the board with a solo shot in the fifth inning. He also reached on an error in the ninth before scoring on Nicky Lopez's game-tying two-run single. Taylor has found a groove in his last seven games, going 8-for-25 (.320) with three homers, six RBI, five runs scored and a stolen base. He should continue to see the bulk of the playing time in center field despite a poor .238/.292/.363 slash line through 277 plate appearances.
Taylor is on the bench for Sunday's game against the Twins, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.
Taylor went 2-for-4 on Saturday, and has hit .314 with two homers and eight RBI in his last 10 games. Jarrod Dyson will start in center field for Sunday's series finale.
Taylor is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against Boston.
Taylor has two homers in his last three games, though that immediately follows an 18-game stretch in which he struggled to a .397 OPS. Jarrod Dyson will take over in center field in his absence.
Taylor went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk, a steal and three RBI in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Royals.
Taylor had not homered in 30 games prior to this series against the Red Sox but has now homered in back-to-back games after launching a two-run blast off Nick Pivetta in the fourth inning. The 30-year-old also added a pair of singles, a walk and his fifth stolen base of the year. Tuesday was Taylor's best all-around game of the season thus far, and he raised his slash line to .239/.295/.357 with seven homers, 29 RBI, 30 runs scored and a 17:84 BB:K over 258 plate appearances.
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 6-5 loss to Boston.
Taylor's solo shot gave Kansas City a 4-1 lead in the second inning. The outfielder had gone 30 games without a long ball, dating back to May 21. He's been a near-everyday option in center field, but the 30-year-old is slashing just .230/.286/.336 with six home runs, 26 RBI, 29 runs scored and four stolen bases in six attempts.
Taylor is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers.
Taylor will get his first breather since June 12. Jarrod Dyson will start in center field and bat seventh during the series finale.
Taylor went 2-for-3 with an RBI, a walk and a run scored in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Yankees.
Tuesday was the first time Taylor had gotten on base multiple times since June 8, and it was his first multi-hit effort since June 4. The center fielder has gone 6-for-27 (.222) across his last seven games -- he's still in the midst of a slump. For the year, the 30-year-old is slashing .235/.289/.336 with five home runs, 23 RBI, 27 runs scored and four stolen bases across 235 plate appearances.
Taylor will not start Saturday's game against Oakland.
Taylor started the season well but has since gone cold for an extended period, hitting .214/.268/.342 over his last 35 games. Jarrod Dyson will start in center field Saturday.
Taylor is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.
Taylor will get at least the beginning of Sunday's game off, with Jarrod Dyson slated to man center field during the series finale.
Taylor went 2-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 14-5 win over the Twins.
Taylor was involved in the Royals' nine-run first inning when he singled in two runs with the bases loaded. He then drove in another run the following frame on another single. The 30-year-old now has three multi-hit games in his last six and has raised his slash line to .255/.303/.388 with five homers, 22 RBI, 22 runs scored and four stolen bases.
Taylor is not in the lineup Sunday against Minnesota.
Taylor will take a seat Sunday after starting the past three games and going 3-for-10 with a double, an RBI, two runs and five strikeouts during that stretch. Jarrod Dyson will work in center field for the Royals in the series finale.
Taylor is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.
Jarrod Dyson will pick up a start in center field in place of Taylor, who is sitting out for the first time since May 14. Taylor went 6-for-27 while starting in each of the last eight games, recording two home runs, five RBI, four runs and one stolen base.
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's 7-5 loss to Detroit.
The outfielder's sixth-inning blast gave Kansas City a short-lived 5-3 lead before Detroit's Miguel Cabrera responded with a grand slam in the seventh. Taylor has gone deep in consecutive games, and he now has five long balls on the year. He's added a .248/.307/.380 slash line with 15 RBI, 16 runs scored and four stolen bases in 39 games.
Taylor went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and two walks Wednesday against the Brewers.
Taylor was responsible for the only damage against Corbin Burnes when he smacked his fourth home run of the season in the second inning. He also didn't strike out for the second consecutive game, a notable feat given that he had struck in 11 consecutive contests previously. Despite a 32.4 strikeout percentage on the season, Taylor has maintained a .248 batting average to go along with four steals, 15 runs and 13 RBI across 136 plate appearances.
Taylor went 0-for-4 with a stolen base and three strikeouts in Saturday's 5-1 win over the White Sox.
The outfielder got aboard on a fielder's choice in the third inning and promptly stole second. It was his fourth steal in five attempts this season. Taylor has logged a .241/.296/.336 slash line, three home runs, 11 RBI and 13 runs scored in 125 plate appearances. With a 33.6 percent strikeout rate and .095 ISO, he's been more bust then boom at the plate, and his .352 BABIP suggests he's gotten a bit lucky as well.
Taylor went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox.
After going yard in the first two games of the year, Taylor went another 32 contests before launching his third homer Friday, this one off Lucas Giolito. The veteran outfielder is slashing .250/.306/.348 with a rough 8:39 BB:K on the season.
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