Taylor went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Wednesday in a loss to the Rays in Game 2 of the World Series.
Taylor hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning off Blake Snell. The 30-year-old utility player recorded the first two runs for the Dodgers and was the only player to inflict damage on the Rays' left-hander all night. The home run was Taylor's first of the postseason after he recorded eight round trippers during the regular campaign.
Taylor (ankle) will start at second base and will bat ninth Sunday in Game 7 of the Dodgers' NLCS matchup with the Braves, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
After injuring his right ankle in Game 5, Taylor sat out Saturday in the Dodgers' 3-1 win in Game 6. With a trip to the World Series on the line, Taylor will be able to play through the injury as manager Dave Roberts puts his best lineup out there. Taylor is batting 5-for-31 with two doubles and four walks during the postseason.
Taylor (ankle) is not in the lineup for Game 6 of the NLCS against Atlanta on Saturday, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
Taylor injured his right ankle on a defensive play in the eighth inning of Game 5. He remained in the game to close out the inning but was removed for a pinch hitter in the ninth. The injury is evidently severe enough that he'll sit for at least one game, though he's expected to be available off the bench, per Eric Stephen of SBNation.com.
Taylor left Friday's NLCS Game 5 matchup against Atlanta after appearing to injure his ankle, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
Taylor appeared to hurt his right ankle while attempting to make a diving catch in the bottom of the eighth. He remained in the game after being checked out by team trainers but was pulled for a pinch hitter when his spot came up in the next inning. The fact that he wasn't immediately removed suggests he could have a shot to play in Game 6 on Saturday.
Taylor isn't in Thursday's lineup for Game 4 of the NLCS against Atlanta, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Taylor will take a seat for the first time in these playoffs after going 1-for-11 with two walks, one run and six strikeouts to begin the NLCS. Enrique Hernandez will start at second base during Game 4.
Taylor is not in the lineup Friday against the Angels, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Taylor sits after starting 15 of the last 16 games, appearing at five different positions. Enrique Hernandez starts at second base in this one, Taylor's most frequent spot recently.
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a win versus Oakland on Tuesday.
Taylor launched one of four homers by the Dodgers in the win, going deep to left field in the fourth inning. The 30-year-old has enjoyed a strong September, hitting .328 with six home runs, 22 RBI and 15 runs over 67 at-bats.
Taylor is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rockies, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
According to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, manager Dave Roberts said that Taylor and Mookie Betts will take a seat in the series finale in what amounts to maintenance days for both players. Taylor's move to the bench will leave the keystone open for Gavin Lux.
Taylor went 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple, a walk and three RBI in Saturday's win over Colorado.
Taylor helped the Dodgers get off to a quick start in the first inning with a two-run triple, then launched a 446-foot solo homer to center field in the fourth. The three-RBI performance was the second for Taylor in as many days, while the long ball was his fifth in September. Taylor is locked into a starting role with a .283/.380/.494 slash line, seven homers and 30 RBI overall this season.
Taylor went 2-for-6 with a double and three RBI in Friday's 15-6 rout of the Rockies.
The Dodgers went 8-for-14 with runners in scoring position in the victory, and Taylor did his part by knocking a two-run single in the fifth inning. He drove home another run in the following frame with a two-out double to deep center field. Despite the recent callup of Gavin Lux, Taylor has remained a consistent part of the team's starting lineup. He is slashing .322/.394/.627 with four homers, six doubles and 18 RBI through 15 games in September while making starts at five different positions (including DH).
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 7-5 win over San Diego.
Taylor extended the Dodgers' lead to 7-1 with his solo shot off Garrett Richards in the sixth. It marked the utility man's sixth long ball and 24th RBI on the campaign. He will take a solid .277/.371/.465 slash line into the coming series against the Rockies.
Taylor went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run and an additional run scored in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Astros.
Taylor doubled in the fifth inning and came around to score on an Enrique Hernandez single. In the eighth, Taylor provided the Dodgers some insurance with his three-run blast. The 30-year-old has homered three times in his last six games. He's gone yard five times this year, racking up 23 RBI, 26 runs scored and three stolen bases in 44 contests.
Taylor went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Saturday's loss to the Astros.
Taylor staked the Dodgers to a lead in the second inning with a two-run shot to right field. The utilityman has enjoyed a productive September, going 11-for-35 (.314) with a pair of homers and 11 RBI over nine games.
Taylor went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the Rockies.
Taylor put the Dodgers ahead 6-5 in the sixth inning with his third home run of the year. The 30-year-old is slashing .262/.366/.410 with 20 runs scored, 16 RBI and three stolen bases through 39 games this season.
Taylor went 2-for-4 with four RBI, a run scored, two doubles and a walk in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Diamondbacks.
Taylor got the Dodgers on the board by drawing a bases-loaded walk in the first inning. He added an RBI double in the third inning and a two-run double in the sixth. The 30-year-old is slashing .259/.370/.389 with two homers, 13 RBI, 16 runs scored and three stolen bases through 35 games. Taylor's defensive versatility keeps him in the lineup more often than not -- he'll likely battle with Gavin Lux and Edwin Rios for starts at second and third base, respectively. Taylor started in center field Tuesday in place of Cody Bellinger (lat).
Taylor isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Rangers.
Taylor will take a seat as he could see a slight decrease in playing time since Gavin Lux was called up Saturday. Max Muncy will shift to third base with Matt Beaty starting at first base.
Taylor is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Giants.
Taylor, who started Game 1 and went 1-for-4 with a run scored, will give way to prospect Gavin Lux at the keystone for the second half of Thursday's twin bill.
Taylor is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Giants.
Taylor started the past six contests and will take a seat after going 4-for-18 with a home run, a double, three runs and five walks. Enrique Hernandez will start at the keystone Tuesday for the Dodgers.
Taylor went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Rockies.
Taylor extended the Dodgers' lead to 2-0 with his second-inning solo shot. In the seventh, Taylor helped create the tying run, as he grounded into a bases-loaded double play that allowed Justin Turner to score. The 29-year-old Taylor is slashing .267/.376/.407 with two homers, nine RBI, 13 runs scored and a pair of stolen bases in 28 games.
Taylor isn't starting Monday's game against the Mariners.
Taylor had drawn seven consecutive starts, but he'll take a seat after going 2-for-12 with a double and six strikeouts over the past three games. Max Muncy will shift to the keystone with Matt Beaty taking over at first base.
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