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Matt Kata 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 762 .239 .290 .370 73 0.0
Birth Date3-14-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age41 years, 10 months, 13 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2003 ARI 25 78 322 74 16 5 7 25 53 1 3 2 .257 .315 .420 79 -7.2 0.1 -3.7 -0.2
2004 ARI 26 42 177 40 9 2 2 13 29 0 4 1 .247 .301 .364 70 -6.4 -0.4 1.8 0.0
2005 ARI 27 30 38 6 2 1 0 5 4 0 0 1 .194 .306 .323 88 -0.5 1.4 -0.1 0.2
2005 PHI 27 10 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 85 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.0
2007 PIT 29 47 90 22 7 1 1 0 15 1 0 0 .250 .258 .386 59 -4.3 0.1 -0.7 -0.2
2007 TEX 29 31 77 13 2 0 2 5 18 1 1 0 .186 .250 .300 58 -3.9 0.7 1.3 0.0
2009 HOU 31 40 52 10 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 .200 .212 .220 76 -1.4 0.5 0.9 0.1
Career2787621663791248126494.239.290.37073-23.82.0-0.50.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1999 SBN A MDW 0 350 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBN A MDW 0 579 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LNC A+ CLF 119 545 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ELP AA TXS 4 18 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ELP AA TXS 136 628 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ARI MLB NL 78 322 .263 .331 .422 .290 105 -5 8.5 0.3 79 10 -3.7 0.1 -7.2 -0.2
2003 TUC AAA PCL 48 214 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB NL 42 177 .266 .333 .431 .288 99 -3.3 5.3 -0.1 70 8 1.8 -0.4 -6.4 0.0
2005 ARI MLB NL 30 38 .273 .346 .439 .222 108 -1.6 1.1 0 88 12 -0.1 1.4 -0.5 0.2
2005 PHI MLB NL 10 6 .254 .331 .371 .250 106 -0.9 0.2 0 85 13 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.0
2005 SWB AAA INT 24 102 .270 .337 .416 .357 107 -2.4 3.2 0.4 91 0 -0.7 -0.7 -0.9 0.1
2005 TUC AAA PCL 46 214 .285 .349 .452 .335 95 -1 6.2 0.4 77 0 0.3 -2.2 -5.0 0.0
2006 LOU AAA INT 113 366 .260 .327 .389 .281 96 3.2 9.7 -1.9 103 0 8.4 -1.8 1.2 1.5
2007 PIT MLB NL 47 90 .256 .325 .415 .292 102 -6.2 2.7 0.2 59 10 -0.7 0.1 -4.3 -0.2
2007 TEX MLB AL 31 77 .271 .339 .423 .220 100 -1.7 2.3 -0.1 58 10 1.3 0.7 -3.9 0.0
2007 IND AAA INT 19 81 .259 .330 .391 .286 95 2.4 2.4 -0.2 107 0 -0.4 0.9 0.8 0.3
2008 IND AAA INT 118 433 .260 .324 .396 .272 87 -4.6 12.8 -1.8 83 0 8.5 -1.4 -13.6 0.4
2009 HOU MLB NL 40 52 .256 .320 .403 .217 96 -6.5 1.5 -0.1 76 11 0.9 0.5 -1.4 0.1
2009 ROU AAA PCL 66 244 .272 .337 .408 .294 91 -5.4 7.1 -0.8 73 0 1.1 1.7 -6.7 0.2
2010 ROU AAA PCL 132 530 .272 .342 .426 .289 99 -7.7 16.2 -1.3 79 0 -2.6 0.6 -11.6 0.1
2011 ROU AAA PCL 106 447 .281 .348 .443 .312 105 6.9 13.9 -1.4 98 0 7.8 -7.0 0.4 1.3
2012 ROU AAA PCL 109 451 .274 .340 .421 .301 95 -2.2 13.4 -0.9 89 0 0.9 1.5 -4.4 1.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1999 SBN A MDW 350 318 40 83 14 5 3 116 33 28 46 5 6 .261 .329 .365 .104 0 0
2000 SBN A MDW 579 521 82 133 22 9 6 191 59 52 58 38 12 .255 .330 .367 .111 0 0
2001 LNC A+ CLF 545 494 80 146 19 6 10 207 54 41 79 30 8 .296 .353 .419 .123 4 4
2001 ELP AA TXS 18 16 4 7 2 0 0 9 4 2 2 0 1 .438 .500 .563 .125 0 0
2002 ELP AA TXS 628 578 95 172 33 9 11 256 57 37 79 12 7 .298 .342 .443 .145 4 4
2003 ARI MLB NL 322 288 42 74 16 5 7 121 29 25 53 3 2 .257 .315 .420 .163 3 5
2003 TUC AAA PCL 214 201 31 58 13 5 3 90 25 9 29 2 3 .289 .329 .448 .159 0 0
2004 ARI MLB NL 177 162 17 40 9 2 2 59 13 13 29 4 1 .247 .301 .364 .117 1 1
2005 ARI MLB NL 38 31 6 6 2 1 0 10 0 5 4 0 1 .194 .306 .323 .129 0 2
2005 TUC AAA PCL 214 200 25 62 10 3 3 87 28 6 25 5 1 .310 .327 .435 .125 4 4
2005 SWB AAA INT 102 96 10 30 5 1 0 37 4 4 14 2 1 .313 .333 .385 .073 2 2
2005 PHI MLB NL 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 0 0
2006 LOU AAA INT 366 331 45 87 20 4 9 142 34 18 48 4 4 .263 .317 .429 .166 4 4
2007 IND AAA INT 81 72 12 20 5 1 2 33 5 7 8 2 1 .278 .338 .458 .181 1 1
2007 TEX MLB AL 77 70 12 13 2 0 2 21 6 5 18 1 0 .186 .250 .300 .114 0 1
2007 PIT MLB NL 90 88 9 22 7 1 1 34 10 0 15 0 0 .250 .258 .386 .136 0 1
2008 IND AAA INT 433 396 50 97 18 6 8 151 45 22 65 18 6 .245 .290 .381 .136 4 4
2009 HOU MLB NL 52 50 2 10 1 0 0 11 5 0 5 1 0 .200 .212 .220 .020 1 0
2009 ROU AAA PCL 244 227 22 61 10 1 2 79 22 12 25 8 0 .269 .313 .348 .079 1 1
2010 ROU AAA PCL 530 485 63 131 25 2 6 178 47 26 50 4 0 .270 .320 .367 .097 3 3
2011 ROU AAA PCL 447 392 60 115 30 2 13 188 71 28 63 1 1 .293 .353 .480 .186 11 2
2012 ROU AAA PCL 451 412 57 113 20 3 9 166 62 20 60 4 1 .274 .328 .403 .129 2 3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2009 166 0.5060 0.5663 0.9149 0.6786 0.4512 0.9825 0.8108 0.0851 -0.0016
Career1660.50600.56630.91490.67860.45120.98250.81080.0851-0.0016

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-14 2011-08-21 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2004-05-30 2004-10-03 60-DL 126 112 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum Tear From Dislocation 2004-07-01

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TEX $415,000
2004 ARI $315,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$730,000
2 yrTotal$730,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 33 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/09 optioned to Triple-A 8/12/09 recalled 7/20/09 optioned to Triple-A 7/10/09 contract purchased 5/30/09 signed as a free agent from PIT 12/5/08 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired in trade from COL 3/30/08
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 12/22/07 (minor-league contract)
  • refused sent outright to Triple-A 10/24/07 designated for assignment 10/15/07 contract purchased 8/14/07
  • designated for assignment 8/2/07
  • contract purchased 6/30/07
  • signed as a free agent from TX 6/17/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 6/5/07
  • contract purchased 4/07 signed as a free agent from CIN 11/06, 1 year/$0.415M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 4/06 designated for assignment 4/06 optioned to Triple-A 3/06 claimed off waivers from PHI 3/06 recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 8/05 acquired in trade from AZ 7/05 recalled 6/05
  • 1 year/$0.315M (04)
  • recalled 6/03

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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