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Kurt Suzuki    \soo-ZOO-kee\

Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki (twitter: @kurtsuzuki)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: October 4, 1983 in Wailuku, Hawaii, US
High School: Baldwin HS (Wailuku, HI)
School: California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round of the 2004 MLB June Amateur Draft from California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2007: Rated #89 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2004 20 -1.2 Vancouver NORW A- OAK 46 211 175 27 52 10 3 3 31 0 1 18 26 .297 .394 .440 .834 77 3 12 3 3 0
2005 21 -1.8 Stockton CALL A+ OAK 114 523 441 85 122 26 5 12 65 5 3 63 61 .277 .378 .440 .818 194 16 12 2 5 0
2006 22 -2.2 Midland TL AA OAK 99 444 376 64 107 26 1 7 55 5 3 58 50 .285 .392 .415 .807 156 15 9 0 1 1
2007 23 -4.0 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 55 240 211 32 59 9 0 3 27 0 0 21 41 .280 .351 .365 .716 77 10 4 1 3 1
2010 26 -1.0 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK 3 10 8 4 3 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 1 .375 .500 1.000 1.500 8 1 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 317 1428 1211 212 343 73 9 26 183 10 7 162 179 .283 .381 .423 .804 512 45 37 6 12 2
A- (1 season) A- 46 211 175 27 52 10 3 3 31 0 1 18 26 .297 .394 .440 .834 77 3 12 3 3 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 114 523 441 85 122 26 5 12 65 5 3 63 61 .277 .378 .440 .818 194 16 12 2 5 0
AA (1 season) AA 99 444 376 64 107 26 1 7 55 5 3 58 50 .285 .392 .415 .807 156 15 9 0 1 1
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 58 250 219 36 62 11 0 4 32 0 0 23 42 .283 .357 .388 .746 85 11 4 1 3 1

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2004 20 Vancouver NORW A- OAK C 27 200 184 15 1 1 .995 7.37 2
2005 21 Stockton CALL A+ OAK C 104 947 882 50 15 7 .984 8.96 19 54 32 37% 1
2006 22 Midland TL AA OAK 1B 1 7 6 1 0 3 1.000 7.00 0
2006 22 Midland TL AA OAK C 91 663 623 38 2 6 .997 7.26 6 37 33 47% 5
2007 23 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK C 44 345 318 24 3 6 .991 7.77 1 26 16 38% 1
2010 26 Sacramento PCL AAA OAK C 3 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 3 0 0%
5 Seasons 270 2177 2028 128 21 23 .990 7.99 28 120 81 40% 7 0
C (5 seasons) C 269 2170 2022 127 21 20 .990 7.99 28 120 81 40% 7
1B (1 season) 1B 1 7 6 1 0 3 1.000 7.00 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2004 20 Vancouver Canadians Northwest League A- OAK 2004-07-17 2004-09-05
2005 21 Stockton Ports California League A+ OAK 2005-04-07 2005-09-05
2006 22 Midland RockHounds Texas League AA OAK 2006-04-06 2006-08-15
2007 23 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA OAK 2007-04-05 2007-06-08
2007 23 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2007-06-12 2007-09-30
2008 24 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
2009 25 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2009-04-06 2009-10-04
2010 26 Sacramento River Cats Pacific Coast League AAA OAK 2010-05-11 2010-05-15
2010 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2010-04-05 2010-10-03
2011 27 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2011-04-01 2011-09-27
2012 28 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 2012-03-28 2012-08-01
2012 28 Washington Nationals National League MLB WSN 2 2012-08-04 2012-10-02
2013 29 Washington Nationals National League MLB WSN 1 2013-04-03 2013-08-22
2013 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 2 2013-08-24 2013-09-29
2014 30 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 2014-03-31 2014-09-28

Sabr ID: 40caed38

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.