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Nori Aoki    \nor-EETCH-kuh a-OH-key\

Norichika Aoki

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: January 5, 1982 in Hyuga, Miyazaki, Japan
High School: Hyuga HS (JP)
School: Waseda University (JP) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 6, 2012 (Age 30.092, 17,732nd in MLB history)   vs. STL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Royals/Mariners/Giants 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$5.5M (16) & 17 mutual option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.000, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo) [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2012 30 MIL NL 151 588 520 81 150 37 4 10 50 30 8 43 55 .288 .355 .433 .787 109 225 6 13 7 5 1 *987 RoY-5
2013 31 MIL NL 155 674 597 80 171 20 3 8 37 20 12 55 40 .286 .356 .370 .726 100 221 9 11 8 3 1 *9/8
2014 32 KCR AL 132 549 491 63 140 22 6 1 43 17 8 43 49 .285 .349 .360 .710 99 177 5 6 8 1 0 *9/D7
2015 33 SFG NL 93 392 355 42 102 12 3 5 26 14 5 30 25 .287 .353 .380 .733 103 135 8 6 1 0 0 7/9D
2016 34 SEA AL 117 461 412 62 116 23 4 4 27 7 9 33 44 .282 .347 .386 .733 102 159 9 9 5 1 0 *78
5 Yrs 648 2664 2375 328 679 114 20 28 183 88 42 204 213 .286 .352 .386 .738 103 917 37 45 29 10 2
162 Game Avg. 162 666 594 82 170 29 5 7 46 22 11 51 53 .286 .352 .386 .738 103 229 9 11 7 3 1
MIL (2 yrs) 306 1262 1117 161 321 57 7 18 87 50 20 98 95 .287 .355 .399 .755 104 446 15 24 15 8 2
KCR (1 yr) 132 549 491 63 140 22 6 1 43 17 8 43 49 .285 .349 .360 .710 99 177 5 6 8 1 0
SFG (1 yr) 93 392 355 42 102 12 3 5 26 14 5 30 25 .287 .353 .380 .733 103 135 8 6 1 0 0
SEA (1 yr) 117 461 412 62 116 23 4 4 27 7 9 33 44 .282 .347 .386 .733 102 159 9 9 5 1 0
NL (3 yrs) 399 1654 1472 203 423 69 10 23 113 64 25 128 120 .287 .355 .395 .749 104 581 23 30 16 8 2
AL (2 yrs) 249 1010 903 125 256 45 10 5 70 24 17 76 93 .283 .348 .372 .720 101 336 14 15 13 2 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2012 30 MIL NL 151 588 11 2 1 5 -5 14 1.6 18 33 3.4 .510 .510 2.7 0.1 28 $1,000,000 *987 RoY-5
2013 31 MIL NL 155 674 7 -4 2 13 -6 12 1.1 21 33 3.2 .509 .508 1.8 0.6 20 $2,000,000 *9/8
2014 32 KCR AL 132 549 1 1 2 -8 -6 -10 -0.9 20 10 1.0 .491 .493 1.8 -1.3 17 $1,950,000 *9/D7
2015 33 SFG NL 93 392 3 0 -0 -1 -3 -1 -0.2 13 12 1.0 .499 .499 1.1 -0.5 13 $4,000,000 7/9D
2016 34 SEA AL 117 461 5 -3 2 -2 -4 -2 -0.1 17 15 1.5 .498 .499 1.7 -0.5 17 *78
5 Seasons 648 2664 27 -3 6 7 -23 14 1.6 88 102 10.2 .502 .503 9.2 -1.6 95 $8,950,000
MIL (2 yrs) 306 1262 18 -1 2 18 -10 26 2.7 39 66 6.6 .510 .509 4.5 0.7 48 $3,000,000
KCR (1 yr) 132 549 1 1 2 -8 -6 -10 -0.9 20 10 1.0 .491 .493 1.8 -1.3 17 $1,950,000
SFG (1 yr) 93 392 3 0 -0 -1 -3 -1 -0.2 13 12 1.0 .499 .499 1.1 -0.5 13 $4,000,000
SEA (1 yr) 117 461 5 -3 2 -2 -4 -2 -0.1 17 15 1.5 .498 .499 1.7 -0.5 17

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 30 MIL NL 588 396 85 5.7 105 .304 .288 .267 .355 .333 .433 .423 .787 .756 109 .609 7.7 0.8 .789 .269 .144 15.0
2013 31 MIL NL 674 458 81 4.8 99 .295 .286 .261 .356 .327 .370 .406 .726 .733 100 .545 1.0 0.1 .660 .189 .084 11.4
2014 32 KCR AL 549 373 65 4.7 96 .314 .285 .258 .349 .322 .360 .398 .710 .720 99 .538 -0.3 -0.0 .646 .181 .075 1.9
2015 33 SFG NL 392 267 49 4.9 98 .298 .287 .259 .353 .323 .380 .408 .733 .731 103 .550 1.3 0.1 .677 .203 .093 7.4
2016 34 SEA AL 461 320 54 4.5 99 .307 .282 .253 .347 .317 .386 .417 .733 .734 102 .479 2.2 0.2 .634 .180 .104 5.1
5 Yrs 2664 1814 334 4.9 99 .304 .286 .260 .352 .325 .386 .410 .738 .735 103 .549 11.9 1.2 .683 .205 .100 42.5
162 Game Avg. 666 454 84 4.9 99 .304 .286 .260 .352 .325 .386 .410 .738 .735 103 .549 3 0 .683 .205 .100 11
MIL (2 yrs) 1262 854 166 5.2 102 .299 .287 .264 .355 .330 .399 .414 .755 .743 104 .577 8.7 0.9 .720 .226 .112 26.5
KCR (1 yr) 549 373 65 4.7 96 .314 .285 .258 .349 .322 .360 .398 .710 .720 99 .537 -0.3 -0.0 .646 .181 .075 1.9
SFG (1 yr) 392 267 49 4.9 98 .298 .287 .259 .353 .323 .380 .408 .733 .731 103 .550 1.3 0.1 .677 .203 .093 7.4
SEA (1 yr) 461 320 54 4.5 99 .307 .282 .253 .347 .317 .386 .417 .733 .734 102 .479 2.2 0.2 .634 .180 .104 5.1
NL (3 yrs) 1654 1121 215 5.1 101 .299 .287 .263 .355 .328 .395 .412 .749 .740 104 .571 10.0 1.0 .709 .221 .107 33.8
AL (2 yrs) 1010 693 119 4.6 97 .311 .283 .256 .348 .319 .372 .407 .720 .726 101 .510 1.9 0.2 .640 .181 .089 8.3

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 32 KCR AL ALWC OAK W 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 32 KCR AL ALDS LAA W 3 13 12 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .385 .333 .718 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 32 KCR AL ALCS BAL W 4 14 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273 .429 .273 .701 3 0 1 0 0 0
2014 32 KCR AL WS SFG L 6 16 14 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .188 .071 .259 1 2 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (4 Series) 14 48 41 7 8 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 3 .195 .292 .195 .487 8 2 1 0 1 0
1 ALWC 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 ALDS 3 13 12 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .385 .333 .718 4 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 4 14 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273 .429 .273 .701 3 0 1 0 0 0
1 WS 6 16 14 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .071 .188 .071 .259 1 2 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 30 MIL NL 588 1.7% 9.4% 7.3% 8.7% 34% 1.28 9.5 52.0 10.4 1.24 1.38 78% 15% 5.8% 15%
2013 31 MIL NL 674 1.2% 5.9% 8.2% 4.6% 18% 0.73 14.9 74.6 16.1 1.57 1.88 82% 19% 4.1% 9%
2014 32 KCR AL 549 0.2% 8.9% 7.8% 5.3% 21% 1.14 10.0 491.0 11.4 1.68 1.98 81% 23% 0.7% 7%
2015 33 SFG NL 392 1.3% 6.4% 7.7% 5.1% 20% 0.83 14.2 71.0 13.7 1.63 2.04 83% 22% 4.6% 12%
2016 34 SEA AL 461 0.9% 9.5% 7.2% 6.7% 27% 1.33 9.4 103.0 15.3 1.57 1.82 79% 21% 3.3% 13%
5 Yrs 2664 1.1% 8.0% 7.7% 6.1% 24% 1.04 11.2 84.8 13.0 1.52 1.79 80% 20% 3.8% 11%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.3% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.58 4.4 34.1 8.4 0.84 1.12 68% 24% 8.0% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 30 MIL NL 7.7 0.8 636 0.9 11.2 -10.3 1.00 1.5 -0.7 10.8 1.0 0.92 16.0 1.39 22
2013 31 MIL NL 1.0 0.1 725 0.9 10.4 -9.5 .89 1.0 0.0 10.4 1.0 0.88 12.8 1.49 5
2014 32 KCR AL -0.3 -0.0 580 0.7 9.9 -9.2 1.02 0.1 0.5 9.4 0.9 0.96 0.6 1.51 2
2015 33 SFG NL 2.3 0.2 417 -0.1 6.3 -6.4 .98 -0.1 0.1 3.9 0.4 0.93 0.8 1.18 6
2016 34 SEA AL 2.2 0.2 482 -0.8 7.3 -8.1 .98 0.4 -1.2 -2.5 -0.3 0.94 2.2 1.31 11
5 Yrs 12.9 1.3 2840 1.6 45.1 -43.5 .97 2.9 -1.3 32.0 3.2 0.92 32.4 1.36 46

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 30 MIL NL 12 0 36% 246 30 8 79% 21 6 9 2 0 0 2 2 7 1 1 1 4 12 40% 21 16 5 4 2 2 18 5 10
2013 31 MIL NL 14 0 31% 336 20 12 63% 14 8 6 0 0 4 3 1 9 2 0 1 6 15 28% 51 38 13 9 8 1 19 10 8
2014 32 KCR AL 6 0 33% 232 17 8 68% 11 7 6 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 1 3 0 21 44% 36 24 12 6 4 2 15 4 11
2015 33 SFG NL 4 0 28% 158 14 5 74% 12 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 7 3 2 0 2 9 27% 20 15 5 9 7 1 12 7 5
2016 34 SEA AL 8 1 38% 225 7 9 44% 6 9 1 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 7 44% 30 25 5 12 3 9 17 5 12
5 Yrs 44 1 33% 1197 88 42 68% 64 33 24 5 0 4 11 6 29 6 5 6 12 64 36% 158 118 40 40 24 15 81 31 46

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 30 MIL NL 588 66% 150 37 6 22 9 0 3 1.39 10 0 8 8 2 4 6 1 10 7 70% 64 6 9% 31 12 39% 261 41 16% 32 17 53% 15 8 53% 0
2013 31 MIL NL 674 71% 171 43 7 5 1 0 0 1.49 8 0 0 7 1 5 3 0 11 8 73% 72 9 13% 35 18 51% 235 32 14% 22 14 64% 13 10 77% 0
2014 32 KCR AL 549 75% 140 29 6 2 0 0 0 1.51 1 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 12 8 67% 77 5 6% 30 13 43% 283 47 17% 27 16 59% 18 12 67% 0
2015 33 SFG NL 392 72% 102 24 2 6 1 0 0 1.18 5 0 5 5 0 2 3 0 2 1 50% 41 8 20% 14 4 29% 167 22 13% 7 3 43% 4 2 50% 0
2016 34 SEA AL 461 77% 116 23 2 11 5 0 0 1.31 4 0 11 4 0 2 2 0 8 5 63% 79 9 11% 40 13 33% 236 23 10% 20 10 50% 16 12 75% 0
5 Yrs 2664 72% 679 156 23 46 16 0 3 1.36 28 1 33 25 3 13 15 1 43 29 67% 333 37 11% 150 60 40% 1182 165 14% 108 60 56% 66 44 67% 0
MLB Averages 54% 66% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 30 MIL NL 589 2289 3.89 1427 62.5% 31.4% 9.1% 26.1% 33.4% 68.6% 0.5% 42.8% 86.7% 18.7% 5.3% 31 0 16.0% 94 34 10.2% 60 33 6 49 10.9% 0 0 0
2013 31 MIL NL 674 2439 3.62 1503 61.7% 30.1% 5.7% 26.4% 37.8% 69.9% 0.4% 43.1% 91.9% 25.5% 6.4% 43 2 15.7% 106 29 9.8% 66 33 10 30 25.0% 0 0 0
2014 32 KCR AL 552 2087 3.78 1307 62.6% 27.9% 7.4% 30.2% 34.5% 72.1% 0.0% 45.2% 89.7% 25.4% 5.3% 29 1 13.0% 72 24 8.9% 49 24 12 34 24.5% 0 0 0
2015 33 SFG NL 392 1452 3.70 930 64.0% 29.5% 6.7% 28.3% 35.6% 70.5% 0.0% 45.2% 90.5% 22.7% 3.8% 15 0 14.3% 56 16 8.2% 32 12 2 23 8.0% 0 0 0
2016 34 SEA AL 461 1668 3.62 1094 65.6% 26.9% 9.1% 29.8% 34.2% 73.1% 0.0% 48.0% 87.5% 24.3% 3.0% 14 0 9.5% 44 20 7.6% 35 18 9 32 20.5% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2668 9935 3.72 6261 63.1% 29.3% 7.6% 28.0% 35.2% 70.7% 0.2% 44.6% 89.3% 23.4% 4.9% 132 3 13.9% 372 123 9.1% 242 120 39 168 18.3% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.2% 16.5% 27.3% 29.0% 72.8% 1.3% 46.6% 77.4% 27.6% 4.5% 13.7% 8.3% 23.8%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 30 151 588 520 81 150 37 4 10 50 30 8 43 55 .288 .355 .433 .787 109 225 6 13 7 5 1
2013 31 306 1262 1117 161 321 57 7 18 87 50 20 98 95 .287 .355 .399 .755 104 446 15 24 15 8 2
2014 32 438 1811 1608 224 461 79 13 19 130 67 28 141 144 .287 .353 .387 .741 103 623 20 30 23 9 2
2015 33 531 2203 1963 266 563 91 16 24 156 81 33 171 169 .287 .353 .386 .740 103 758 28 36 24 9 2
2016 34 648 2664 2375 328 679 114 20 28 183 88 42 204 213 .286 .352 .386 .738 103 917 37 45 29 10 2

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 30 151 583 516 78 146 36 4 10 48 29 42 55 .283 .349 .426 .775 74 151
2013 31 155 678 600 83 174 20 3 8 38 20 56 40 .290 .360 .373 .733 79 155
2014 32 132 553 494 65 143 22 6 1 45 17 44 49 .289 .354 .364 .719 63 132
2015 33 93 395 357 44 104 12 3 5 27 14 31 25 .291 .358 .384 .742 48 93
2016 34 117 468 418 68 122 24 4 4 29 7 35 44 .292 .359 .397 .756 58 117
5 Yrs 648 2677 2385 338 689 114 20 28 187 87 208 213 .289 .356 .389 .744 322 648
162 Game Avg. 162 669 596 85 172 29 5 7 47 22 52 53 .289 .356 .389 .744 81 648



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 NL  674 (10th)

Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  171 (10th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2012 NL  30 (9th)

Singles s c a p y
2013 NL  140 (1st)

Times On Base s c a p y
2013 NL  237 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2012 NL  13 (4th)
2013 NL  11 (6th)
2016 AL  9 (8th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  8 (7th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2013 NL  12 (3rd)
2014 AL  8 (9th)
2016 AL  9 (3rd)
Active  42 (46th)

AB per SO s c a p y
2012 NL  9.5 (4th)
2013 NL  14.9 (1st)
2014 AL  10.0 (4th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 5 (1846), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2260), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 10 (1665), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Right Field (204th), 10.2 career WAR/10.2 7yr-peak WAR/10.2 JAWS
Average HOF RF (out of 24) = 73.2 career WAR/43.0 7yr-peak WAR/58.1 JAWS

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