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Kaz Matsui
Birthdate: 10/23/1975 (39 y, 6 m, 2 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/183     Position: 2B
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RotoWire News: Matsui signed a two-year contract to remain with the Rakuten Eagles, the Japan Times reports. (12/3/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2004Mets11450976544147.9 %19.1 %.124.330.272.331.396.317901.2-5.4-8.10.4
2005Mets872953312464.7 %14.6 %.097.289.255.300.352.286722.2-8.4-0.10.1
2006Mets (A+)28010012.5 %0.0 %.000.286.286.375.286.32299    
2006Rockies (AAA)311293261637.0 %15.5 %.113.305.278.328.391.32389    
2006Mets (AAA)41302100.0 %15.4 %.167.400.333.333.500.368131    
20062 Teams7026533226106.0 %17.4 %.111.316.267.310.379.300723.5-6.21.50.4
    2006Mets38139110724.3 %13.7 %.069.227.200.235.269.221261.6-11.84.4-0.3
    2006Rockies321262221987.9 %21.4 %.159.430.345.392.504.3841221.95.5-2.90.7
2007Rockies (AAA)28010125.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.625.500.521216    
2007Rockies10445348437327.5 %15.2 %.117.337.288.342.405.329877.3-0.613.02.7
2007Rockies115015826.0 %24.0 %.196.394.304.347.500.357105    
2008Astros (AA)2801000.0 %12.5 %.429.500.429.429.857.550237    
2008Astros (AAA)31211108.3 %16.7 %.364.125.182.250.545.32586    
2008Astros9642265833208.8 %12.6 %.133.326.293.354.427.3451093.48.0-3.41.8
2009Astros (AA)416032012.5 %25.0 %.000.300.214.313.214.26754    
2009Astros13253395646196.4 %15.9 %.107.285.250.302.357.292745.7-11.41.90.8
2010Rockies (AAA)823382542979.2 %14.8 %.086.307.262.331.349.31178    
2010Astros277804115.1 %12.8 %.014.164.141.197.155.169-40.3-9.5-0.1-0.7
Total- - -6302555323302111027.0 %15.8 %.113.310.267.321.380.3098223.5-33.34.75.4
Postseason- - -115015826.0 %24.0 %.196.394.304.347.500.357105    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2004Mets1144605091258432276544404972253143.272
2005Mets872672956852943312414143545261.255
2006Mets (A+)2782200010100000000.286
2006Rockies (AAA)31115129322540326169020131031.278
2006Mets (AAA)412134220021002001000.333
20062 Teams70243265654712333226161460241101.267
    2006Mets3813013926196011076119003120.200
    2006Rockies321131263928632221910027021081.345
2007Rockies (AAA)2683300010200000011.500
2007Rockies1044104531188424648437341690181324.288
2007Rockies114650149221583112001020.304
2008Astros (AA)2783030010001001100.429
2008Astros (AAA)311122010111102000000.182
2008Astros963754221107526365833370530373205.293
2009Astros (AA)414163300032204000000.214
2009Astros13247653311988202956463428534164193.250
2010Rockies (AAA)8230133879611242542931050123370.262
2010Astros277178109100414010102011.141
Total- - -63023022555615439124203233021117994031116471410218.267
Postseason- - -114650149221583112001020.304

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2004Mets7.9 %19.1 %0.41.272.331.396.727.1245.3.330-1.61.41.457-5.7.31790
2004Average8.6 %16.9 %0.51.266.335.428.763.1624.9.297     .330 
2005Mets4.7 %14.6 %0.33.255.300.352.652.0976.3.2890.41.10.726-9.7.28672
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295     .326 
2006Mets (A+)12.5 %0.0 %1.00.286.375.286.661.0001.6.286  0.010.0.32299
2006Rockies (AAA)7.0 %15.5 %0.45.278.328.391.719.1135.0.305  0.215-1.8.32389
2006Mets (AAA)0.0 %15.4 %0.00.333.333.500.833.1672.6.400  0.020.4.368131
20062 Teams6.0 %17.4 %0.35.267.310.379.689.1117.0.3161.10.91.526-7.2.30072
    2006Mets4.3 %13.7 %0.32.200.235.269.505.0693.9.2270.70.50.44-13.1.22126
    2006Rockies7.9 %21.4 %0.37.345.392.504.896.1598.4.4300.40.41.1225.7.384122
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301     .332 
2007Rockies (AAA)25.0 %0.0 %2.00.500.625.5001.125.0003.4.500  -0.321.2.521216
2007Rockies7.5 %15.2 %0.49.288.342.405.746.1178.6.3370.62.44.355-0.6.32987
2007Rockies6.0 %24.0 %0.25.304.347.500.847.1967.3.394  0.471.1.357105
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Astros (AA)0.0 %12.5 %0.00.429.429.8571.286.4291.6.500  0.021.4.550237
2008Astros (AAA)8.3 %16.7 %0.50.182.250.545.795.3640.1.125  0.01-0.2.32586
2008Astros8.8 %12.6 %0.70.293.354.427.781.1336.3.3260.51.31.6575.7.345109
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Astros (AA)12.5 %25.0 %0.50.214.313.214.527.0002.6.300  0.01-0.9.26754
2009Astros6.4 %15.9 %0.40.250.302.357.659.1075.5.2852.01.52.247-16.4.29274
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Rockies (AAA)9.2 %14.8 %0.62.262.331.349.680.0867.3.307  1.435-10.1.31178
2010Astros5.1 %12.8 %0.40.141.197.155.352.0142.9.1640.20.3-0.2-1-9.5.169-4
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
Total- - -7.0 %15.8 %0.44.267.321.380.701.1136.7.3103.28.911.4268-43.3.30982
Postseason- - -6.0 %24.0 %0.25.304.347.500.847.1967.3.394  0.471.1.357105

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2004Mets1.6622.8 %48.2 %29.0 %7.7 %6.7 %8.7 %36.4 %
2005Mets1.9222.5 %50.9 %26.6 %13.6 %5.1 %7.1 %9.1 %
20062 Teams1.5420.1 %48.5 %31.4 %6.6 %4.9 %8.5 %11.1 %
    2006Mets1.5017.4 %49.5 %33.0 %11.1 %2.8 %3.7 %0.0 %
    2006Rockies1.6023.5 %47.1 %29.4 %0.0 %8.0 %15.0 %25.0 %
2007Rockies1.3321.0 %45.0 %33.9 %8.0 %3.5 %11.3 %29.4 %
2007Rockies0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %33.3 %6.7 %25.0 %50.0 %
2008Astros1.3620.5 %45.7 %33.8 %13.1 %5.6 %7.6 %20.0 %
2009Astros1.4418.9 %47.9 %33.2 %12.8 %7.2 %7.2 %23.5 %
2010Astros4.1013.6 %69.5 %16.9 %20.0 %0.0 %4.9 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.5520.7 %48.2 %31.1 %10.5 %5.5 %8.3 %21.8 %
Postseason- - -0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %33.3 %6.7 %25.0 %50.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2004Mets1731048281511473812812019
2005Mets1135950881113717201091
20062 Teams94613948913916761067
    2006Mets5436194250207347554
    2006Rockies4025200641184329513
2007Rockies1501137091717565811611819
2007Rockies12156532173134207
2008Astros14510765141115366311241787
2009Astros18012571161334870613232029
2010Astros411082240122206328
Total- - -8965793856174101223649649110140
Postseason- - -12156532173134207

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2004Mets-0.37-9.218.845.360.511.042.3220.32-0.67
2005Mets-0.34-4.704.36-7.64-0.810.910.8619-0.23-0.15
20062 Teams-1.08-5.754.67-4.29-0.571.151.3114-0.59-0.35
    2006Mets-1.89-3.691.81-15.76-1.581.270.777-1.39-0.09
    2006Rockies0.81-2.062.8711.471.011.021.8470.80-0.01
2007Rockies2.50-7.449.9314.351.371.030.8630.841.59
2007Rockies0.40-0.751.164.270.391.00 00.160.24
2008Astros0.88-6.597.475.930.590.980.2720.700.20
2009Astros-1.17-8.817.64-8.63-0.860.963.172-1.350.13
2010Astros-1.08-1.840.76-9.55-1.061.221.586-0.960.07
Total- - --0.66-44.3443.67-4.48-0.821.011.2148-1.250.60
Postseason- - -0.40-0.751.164.270.391.00 00.160.24

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2004Mets68.4% (89.8)8.8% (83.1)0.3% (84.6)7.8% (76.5)13.0% (81.8)1.8% (84.6) 5.5%
2005Mets65.3% (90.0)6.6% (82.4)3.9% (86.0)8.7% (75.5)13.7% (80.9)1.9% (84.2) 0.8%
20062 Teams63.3% (89.9)11.0% (82.3)1.2% (84.7)9.9% (74.5)13.5% (81.2)1.0% (82.9) 0.8%
    2006Mets61.9% (90.2)10.0% (82.6)1.6% (84.0)10.6% (75.2)15.1% (81.2)0.7% (87.7) 0.9%
    2006Rockies64.8% (89.6)12.0% (82.1)0.8% (86.0)9.3% (73.5)11.8% (81.1)1.4% (80.9) 0.8%
2007Rockies65.2% (89.5)8.2% (82.0)2.4% (87.3)8.3% (73.9)13.3% (81.1)1.8% (82.8)0.9% (68.3)2.5%
2008Astros66.4% (91.2)9.4% (83.5)2.1% (87.2)8.7% (74.6)11.5% (81.9)2.0% (84.5) 2.0%
2009Astros64.0% (90.8)10.5% (82.9)3.4% (87.9)7.8% (75.3)12.4% (82.1)2.0% (83.1) 1.0%
2010Astros63.7% (92.0)7.9% (82.6)2.1% (90.2)9.5% (76.5)12.2% (81.8)4.6% (89.1)  
Total- - -65.5% (90.3)9.1% (82.8)2.2% (87.1)8.4% (75.1)12.8% (81.6)1.9% (84.1)0.2% (68.3)2.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Rockies57.9 % 1.2 %  2.8 %16.6 %9.4 %  11.9 %   
2008Astros64.4 % 1.0 %0.5 % 0.8 %9.9 %10.2 %  12.9 %   
2009Astros55.1 %4.8 %2.3 %0.2 % 2.5 %11.2 %8.2 %  15.5 %   
2010Astros31.2 %10.7 %3.1 %1.8 % 23.9 %7.0 %9.8 %  11.9 %0.6 %  
Total- - -57.2 %2.7 %1.7 %0.4 % 3.4 %11.4 %9.2 %  13.8 %0.0 %  

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Rockies90.7 87.7  89.884.475.0  82.2  
2008Astros91.4 86.684.5 89.884.675.7  82.0  
2009Astros91.090.288.283.1 89.683.875.2  82.4  
2010Astros93.391.789.585.2 89.983.276.7  83.665.4 
Total- - -91.290.688.084.5 89.884.275.5  82.365.4 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2004Mets9.4-2.00.8-1.5-1.3-1.3 0.72-1.1816.40-0.99-0.53-3.96 
2005Mets-2.20.7-0.8-1.2-3.2-0.3 -0.310.98-1.96-1.23-2.15-1.34 
20062 Teams-0.4-1.80.1-0.5-1.91.1 -0.05-1.590.97-0.50-1.329.90 
    2006Mets-7.8-2.50.2-0.4-2.40.5 -2.30-4.492.46-0.68-2.8813.52 
    2006Rockies7.50.6-0.1-0.10.50.5 2.271.02-2.39-0.270.847.83 
2007Rockies-0.1-3.21.41.84.10.8-0.50.00-2.243.351.241.762.40-3.39
2008Astros3.01.6-1.82.31.11.4 0.260.98-4.931.530.543.97 
2009Astros-3.3-0.6-2.71.9-8.9-1.9 -0.25-0.30-3.981.20-3.57-4.64 
2010Astros-3.6-1.1-0.6-1.1-2.0-0.2 -1.73-4.30-8.52-3.62-5.09-1.52 
Total- - -3.0-6.5-3.61.7-12.1-0.5-0.50.05-0.72-1.660.21-0.96-0.27-3.39

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Rockies-0.5 1.2  1.1-0.4-0.3  1.8  
2008Astros3.1 1.11.4 -0.1-1.90.9  1.3  
2009Astros-4.1-0.92.0-0.2 -0.1-7.13.5  -8.4  
2010Astros-1.8-1.6-0.50.5 -1.6-0.3-1.1  -2.4-0.1 
Total- - --3.4-2.53.71.7 -0.7-9.73.0  -7.7-0.1 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Rockies-0.11 11.60  4.64-0.30-0.41  1.92  
2008Astros0.28 6.5215.65 -0.78-1.100.54  0.58  
2009Astros-0.37-0.984.39-6.75 -0.11-3.162.12  -2.70  
2010Astros-1.79-4.46-5.498.09 -2.07-1.44-3.57  -6.10-6.97 
Total- - --0.12-1.924.509.40 -0.44-1.760.67  -1.15-6.97 

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2004Mets19.1 %69.8 %46.9 %61.6 %82.9 %79.0 %54.9 %57.0 %9.5 %
2004Average16.6 %69.6 %45.8 %53.7 %85.2 %80.1 %55.1 %58.4 %9.0 %
2005Mets20.6 %68.7 %48.2 %44.2 %90.6 %82.2 %57.4 %60.7 %8.4 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
20062 Teams25.2 %64.3 %45.3 %70.8 %87.8 %83.2 %51.5 %54.7 %7.4 %
    2006Mets22.9 %66.9 %45.9 %71.7 %90.1 %85.7 %52.3 %50.4 %6.1 %
    2006Rockies27.7 %61.4 %44.7 %70.0 %84.9 %80.4 %50.6 %59.5 %8.8 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Rockies24.5 %65.2 %45.5 %67.1 %87.8 %82.4 %51.6 %58.7 %7.9 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Astros24.7 %62.3 %44.0 %71.0 %92.0 %86.3 %51.4 %52.4 %5.9 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Astros28.7 %65.0 %46.4 %72.8 %90.3 %84.7 %48.7 %55.4 %6.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Astros27.4 %58.8 %41.8 %72.9 %94.3 %86.7 %45.8 %62.8 %5.2 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
Total- - -24.3 %65.7 %45.8 %67.2 %88.4 %83.0 %52.0 %56.6 %7.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Rockies29.6 %62.4 %46.0 %76.7 %83.7 %81.4 %49.8 %20.2
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Astros28.3 %56.9 %43.5 %78.3 %90.7 %86.9 %53.1 %19.8
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Astros32.6 %58.6 %45.8 %77.2 %90.2 %85.7 %50.8 %19.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Astros27.4 %54.6 %41.0 %75.6 %93.3 %87.3 %49.9 %19.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
Total- - -30.2 %58.4 %44.7 %77.4 %89.4 %85.5 %51.4 %19.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2004Mets2B3324.0481103210     .9230
2005Mets2B7164560.01071879633218161     .9703
20062 Teams2B5251463.01201583304818274     .9890
    2006Mets2B3130276.07285110228123     .9941
    2006Rockies2B2121187.048732202610151     .984-1
2007Rockies2B10296863.12003114228437443     .99221
2008Astros2B9494806.019021912755622313     .971-7
2009Astros2B1301271101.12793736609937584     .9911
2010Astros2B2119162.04256101122100     .990-1
Total- - -2B4734543979.2942131236251133413618715     .98417
2004MetsSS110108941.2174323239136629362     .956-7
2006RockiesSS3326.0410001010     1.000-1
Total- - -SS113111967.2178324239136729372     .956-8

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2004Mets2B24.0 0 0-1-187.8750     0.2-0.1-0.6-0.5-30.1
2005Mets2B560.0 0 -2-1-3184150.8159  5.4  -0.71.3-1.7-1.1-2.8
20062 Teams2B463.0 1 1-11132112.84910  0.8  0.9-0.80.70.92.2
    2006Mets2B276.0 0 1566563.9695  2.2  0.32.80.84.021.8
    2006Rockies2B187.0 1 0-6-56749.7315  -1.4  0.6-3.60.0-3.1-18.3
2007Rockies2B863.1 4 1914277241.87022  11.2  2.46.03.111.515.4
2008Astros2B806.0 0 -1-8-9209167.79914  -3.0  0.0-2.0-2.7-4.8-8.5
2009Astros2B1101.1 2 3-50342279.81623  -2.34 0.2-2.92.70.00.0
2010Astros2B162.0 0 1-105140.7842  -2.00 0.1-1.20.7-0.4-3.1
Total- - -2B3979.2 7 3-821203996.82880  10.14 3.00.32.25.61.8
2004MetsSS941.2 0 -1-5-6288230.79936     0.4-6.0-6.8-12.4-16.2
2006RockiesSS26.0 0 0-1-110.0000  -1.0   -0.40.1-0.3-41.4
Total- - -SS967.2 0 -1-6-7289230.79636  -1.0  0.4-6.4-6.8-12.7-16.4

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Astros1101.12167756855645057624
2010Astros162.0554536265615156570
Total- - -1263.12665726756645057614

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2005Mets2B560.0 -15.4-1.04+/- 21
20062 Teams2B463.0 00.81.01+/- 01
    2006Mets2B276.0 52.24.01+/- 14
    2006Rockies2B187.0 -5-1.4-3.02+/- 1-3
2007Rockies2B863.1 1311.211.51+/- 112
2008Astros2B806.0 -8-3.0-4.73+/- 1-5
2009Astros2B1101.14-3-2.30.12+/- 1-1
2010Astros2B162.00-1-2.0-0.51+/- 0-1
2006RockiesSS26.0 -1-1.0-0.30+/- 0-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2004Mets-6.61.2-12.94.9-5.4-8.11.415.83.70.4$1.5$5.0
2005Mets-10.62.2-1.11.0-8.4-0.10.69.01.10.1$0.5$7.0
20062 Teams-9.63.50.60.9-6.21.50.58.34.20.4$2.0$8.0
    2006Mets-13.41.64.00.5-11.84.40.34.4-2.7-0.3($1.3)$8.0
    2006Rockies3.61.9-3.30.55.5-2.90.34.06.80.7$3.1$8.0
2007Rockies-7.87.311.51.5-0.613.00.914.027.42.7$14.9$1.5
2008Astros4.63.4-4.81.48.0-3.40.812.918.31.8$11.3$5.5
2009Astros-17.15.70.01.9-11.41.90.916.27.60.8$4.9 
2010Astros-9.70.3-0.40.3-9.5-0.10.12.3-7.2-0.7($4.5) 
Total- - --56.823.5-7.111.8-33.34.75.378.555.15.4$30.7$27.1

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