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Portrait of Kazuo Matsui

Kazuo Matsui 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
8 2555 .267 .321 .380 .245 5.8
Birth Date10-23-1975
Height5' 10"
Weight187 lbs
Age42 years, 11 months, 26 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2004 NYN 28 114 509 460 65 125 32 2 7 182 40 97 2 2 5 44 14 3 .272 .331 .396 .260 23.2 -3.2 2.0
2005 NYN 29 87 295 267 31 68 9 4 3 94 14 43 5 4 5 24 6 1 .255 .300 .352 .237 1.4 2.0 0.3
2006 COL 30 32 126 113 22 39 6 3 2 57 10 27 0 2 1 19 8 1 .345 .392 .504 .302 10.1 -0.4 0.9
2006 NYN 30 38 139 130 10 26 6 0 1 35 6 19 0 0 3 7 2 0 .200 .235 .269 .174 -8.3 3.0 -0.5
2007 COL 31 104 453 410 84 118 24 6 4 166 34 69 0 1 8 37 32 4 .288 .342 .405 .254 14.4 11.6 2.6
2008 HOU 32 96 422 375 58 110 26 3 6 160 37 53 0 3 7 33 20 5 .293 .354 .427 .270 18.2 -14.1 0.4
2009 HOU 33 132 533 476 56 119 20 2 9 170 34 85 3 4 16 46 19 3 .250 .302 .357 .232 2.1 8.1 1.0
2010 HOU 34 27 78 71 4 10 1 0 0 11 4 10 1 0 2 1 1 1 .141 .197 .155 .130 -8.1 -0.7 -0.9
Career63025552302330615124203287517940311164721110218.267.321.380.24553.06.35.8

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2004 NYN MLB 114 509 .260 .265 .330 .426 .263 .330 92 -0.1 15.1 6.7 -3.2 1.3 23.2 2.0 23.2 2.0
2005 NYN MLB 87 295 .237 .266 .327 .419 .261 .289 95 -7.2 8.5 -0.4 2.0 0.5 1.4 0.3 1.4 0.3
2005 BRO A- 1 5 .217 .224 .307 .346 .255 .000 106 -0.2 0.1 0 0.1 -0.3 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2005 BIN AA 3 10 .348 .266 .319 .378 .259 .500 111 1 0.3 0 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2006 COL MLB 32 126 .302 .259 .325 .411 .260 .430 104 5.9 3.8 0 -0.4 0.4 10.1 0.9 10.1 0.9
2006 NYN MLB 38 139 .174 .274 .341 .446 .273 .227 88 -13.4 4.2 -0.2 3.0 1.1 -8.3 -0.5 -8.3 -0.5
2006 SLU A+ 2 8 .318 .277 .345 .406 .285 .286 69 0.5 0.2 0 -0.1 1.2 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2006 CSP AAA 31 129 .255 .268 .338 .409 .258 .312 112 -0.7 3.6 1.4 -0.7 1.7 6.0 0.5 6.0 0.5
2006 NOR AAA 4 13 .289 .284 .341 .443 .280 .364 90 0.4 0.4 0 0.6 -0.1 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2007 COL MLB 104 453 .254 .263 .327 .411 .255 .337 108 -3 13.4 -0.6 11.6 4.6 14.4 2.6 14.4 2.6
2007 CSP AAA 2 8 .440 .287 .364 .478 .280 .500 85 1.6 0.2 0 -0.2 -0.2 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.1
2008 HOU MLB 96 422 .270 .264 .332 .418 .263 .326 100 4.5 12.2 -0.6 -14.1 2.1 18.2 0.4 18.2 0.4
2008 CCH AA 2 8 .358 .230 .286 .346 .230 .429 97 0.9 0.2 0 0.1 0.0 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2008 ROU AAA 3 12 .299 .254 .304 .400 .235 .125 110 0.5 0.4 0 -0.2 0.0 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 HOU MLB 132 533 .232 .258 .325 .412 .260 .285 95 -15.9 15.3 -0.7 8.1 3.3 2.1 1.0 2.1 1.0
2009 CCH AA 4 16 .230 .278 .349 .388 .245 .300 111 -0.5 0.5 0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1
2010 HOU MLB 27 78 .130 .253 .310 .382 .258 .164 88 -10.3 2.2 -0.1 -0.7 0.1 -8.1 -0.9 -8.1 -0.9
2010 CSP AAA 82 338 .236 .280 .355 .439 .273 .306 111 -9.2 10.4 0.2 -1.4 3.8 5.2 0.4 5.2 0.4
2013 JPN int 5 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2004 NYN MLB 509 65 125 32 2 7 44 40 97 14 3 .272 .331 .396 .124 .260 23.2 -3.2 2.0
2005 NYN MLB 295 31 68 9 4 3 24 14 43 6 1 .255 .300 .352 .097 .237 1.4 2.0 0.3
2005 BIN AA 10 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 .444 .500 .556 .111 .348 1.5 0.5 0.2
2005 BRO A- 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .000 .217 -0.4 0.1 -0.0
2006 SLU A+ 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .000 .318 1.9 -0.1 0.2
2006 NOR AAA 13 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .308 .500 .167 .289 0.6 0.6 0.1
2006 CSP AAA 129 26 32 4 0 3 16 9 20 3 1 .278 .333 .391 .113 .255 6.0 -0.7 0.5
2006 NYN MLB 139 10 26 6 0 1 7 6 19 2 0 .200 .235 .269 .069 .174 -8.3 3.0 -0.5
2006 COL MLB 126 22 39 6 3 2 19 10 27 8 1 .345 .392 .504 .159 .302 10.1 -0.4 0.9
2007 COL MLB 453 84 118 24 6 4 37 34 69 32 4 .288 .342 .405 .117 .254 14.4 11.6 2.6
2007 CSP AAA 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 .500 .625 .500 .000 .440 1.6 -0.2 0.1
2008 HOU MLB 422 58 110 26 3 6 33 37 53 20 5 .293 .354 .427 .133 .270 18.2 -14.1 0.4
2008 CCH AA 8 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .429 .375 .857 .429 .358 1.1 0.1 0.1
2008 ROU AAA 12 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .182 .250 .545 .364 .299 0.9 -0.2 0.1
2009 CCH AA 16 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 .214 .312 .214 .000 .230 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1
2009 HOU MLB 533 56 119 20 2 9 46 34 85 19 3 .250 .302 .357 .107 .232 2.1 8.1 1.0
2010 HOU MLB 78 4 10 1 0 0 1 4 10 1 1 .141 .197 .155 .014 .130 -8.1 -0.7 -0.9
2010 CSP AAA 338 54 79 12 4 2 29 31 50 7 0 .262 .330 .349 .086 .236 5.2 -1.4 0.4
2013 JPN int 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 1682 0.5077 0.4281 0.8500 0.5691 0.2826 0.8930 0.7607 0.1500 779 -0.009277
2009 1979 0.4831 0.4421 0.8297 0.5649 0.3275 0.8815 0.7463 0.1703 884 -0.009226
2010 327 0.4709 0.3976 0.8615 0.4805 0.3237 0.9189 0.7857 0.1385 154 0.002508
Career39880.49250.43250.84090.55980.30830.88940.75560.1591779.8576-0.0083

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
2009-09-27 2009-09-27 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2009-07-23 2009-07-24 DTD 1 0 Right Knee Contusion -
2009-07-19 2009-07-20 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2009-05-26 2009-06-16 15-DL 21 18 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-04-14 2009-04-19 DTD 5 4 Low Back Tightness -
2008-08-13 2008-09-02 15-DL 20 19 Low Back Cartilage Injury Bulging Disc -
2008-06-23 2008-07-09 15-DL 16 15 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-03-21 2008-04-18 15-DL 28 16 General Medical Recovery From Surgery Anal Fissure 2008-03-17
2008-03-11 2008-03-21 Camp 10 0 General Medical Surgery Anal Fissure 2008-03-17
2007-09-09 2007-09-19 DTD 10 10 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-04-15 2007-05-21 15-DL 36 33 Low Back Spasms -
2007-03-16 2007-03-21 Camp 5 0 Right Foot Strain -
2006-06-20 - Minors - - Low Back Cartilage Injury Bulging Disc -
2006-03-21 2006-04-19 15-DL 29 13 Right Knee Sprain MCL -
2005-09-17 2005-09-27 DTD 10 9 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-06-18 2005-08-09 15-DL 52 44 Left Knee Contusion Patella -
2005-05-27 2005-05-29 DTD 2 2 Neck Strain -
2005-05-24 2005-05-26 DTD 2 2 Neck Strain -
2005-04-14 2005-04-16 DTD 2 2 Abrasion Cornea -
2004-08-09 2004-09-24 15-DL 46 43 Low Back Strain -
2004-08-02 2004-08-06 DTD 4 3 Right Ankle Soreness -
2004-07-31 2004-07-31 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Contusion Foul Ball -
2004-05-11 2004-05-11 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Contusion Foul Ball -
2004-02-29 2004-03-08 Camp 8 0 Right Fingers Laceration Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 $
2010 HOU $5,500,000
2009 HOU $5,500,000
2008 HOU $5,000,000
2007 COL $1,500,000
2006 NYN $8,000,000
2005 NYN $7,000,000
2004 NYN $5,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$37,500,000
7 yrTotal$37,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 111 dArn Tellum3 yr/$16.5M (08-10)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 5/25/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released 5/20/10 signed as a free agent from COL 12/1/07, 3 year/$16.5M (08-10), $1.5M signing bonus, 08-10:$5M/year
  • limited no-trade protection
  • club provides translator, physical therapist
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/06, 1 year/$1.5M (07)+$0.95M performance bonus:$0.125M each 120,130,140,150,games started
  • $40K each 450,475 plate appearances, $50K 500,525,550,575 plate appearances
  • $60K each 600,625 plate appearances
  • perks:translator for ST, reg season
  • may elect FA if not re-signed by 10/15/07 or 5 days after 07 WS
  • recalled 8/06 optioned to Triple-A 6/06 acquired in trade from NYM 6/06 (waived no-trade protection, NYM paying $4.6M to COL to cover bal of 06 sal)
  • signed as a free agent from Japan 12/03, 3 year/$20.1M (04-06), $0.1M signing bonus, 04:$5M, 05:$7M), 06:$8M
  • $0.1M/year bonuses (500,550,600 plate appearances)+8 round-trip air tix to Japan, car, $25K housing/relocation pymts
  • $0.125M MVP, $50K SS bonuses

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