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Munenori Kawasaki

Munenori Kawasaki

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: June 3, 1981 in Aira-gun, Kagoshima, Japan
High School: Kagoshima Kogyo HS (JP)
Signed
by the Seattle Mariners as an amateur free agent in 2012. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 7, 2012 (Age 30.309)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Mariners 2012-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.137, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2019 [*],
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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 31 SEA AL 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 0 64/D5
2013 32 TOR AL 96 289 240 27 55 6 5 1 24 7 1 32 41 .229 .326 .308 .634 76 74 5 4 10 3 0 64D
2014 33 TOR AL 77 257 226 28 60 7 1 0 14 1 0 20 47 .265 .329 .305 .635 80 69 2 2 8 1 0 45/6
3 Yrs 234 661 570 68 135 14 6 1 45 10 3 60 106 .237 .315 .288 .603 70 164 9 7 20 4 0
162 Game Avg. 162 458 395 47 93 10 4 1 31 7 2 42 73 .237 .315 .288 .603 70 114 6 5 14 3 0
TOR (2 yrs) 173 546 466 55 115 13 6 1 38 8 1 52 88 .247 .328 .307 .635 78 143 7 6 18 4 0
SEA (1 yr) 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 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 31 SEA AL 61 115 -7 -1 0 -1 2 -7 -0.8 4 -3 -0.3 .487 .495 -0.2 0.1 -2 $625,000 64/D5
2013 32 TOR AL 96 289 -7 1 0 3 3 -0 0.1 10 10 1.1 .500 .500 0.7 0.7 7 64D
2014 33 TOR AL 77 257 -5 1 1 -5 2 -6 -0.5 9 4 0.4 .492 .496 0.9 -0.2 9 45/6
3 Seasons 234 661 -19 1 2 -3 6 -13 -1.2 24 11 1.1 .494 .497 1.3 0.6 14 $625,000
TOR (2 yrs) 173 546 -12 1 1 -2 5 -6 -0.4 20 14 1.4 .496 .498 1.5 0.5 16
SEA (1 yr) 61 115 -7 -1 0 -1 2 -7 -0.8 4 -3 -0.3 .487 .495 -0.2 0.1 -2 $625,000

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 31 SEA AL 115 90 6 1.8 92 .233 .192 .247 .257 .310 .202 .397 .459 .707 34 .152 -9.1 -0.9 .341 .087 .010 .0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 204 28 3.7 99 .269 .229 .259 .326 .323 .308 .409 .634 .733 76 .405 -7.4 -0.7 .607 .238 .079 1.8
2014 33 TOR AL 257 177 25 3.8 94 .333 .265 .256 .329 .320 .305 .395 .635 .715 80 .440 -5.7 -0.6 .548 .133 .040 .0
3 Yrs 661 471 59 3.4 96 .287 .237 .255 .315 .320 .288 .401 .603 .721 70 .373 -22.2 -2.2 .532 .168 .051 1.8
162 Game Avg. 458 326 41 3.4 96 .287 .237 .255 .315 .320 .288 .401 .603 .721 70 .373 -22.2 -2.2 .532 .168 .051 1
TOR (2 yrs) 546 381 53 3.7 97 .299 .247 .257 .328 .322 .307 .402 .635 .724 78 .421 -13.1 -1.3 .579 .187 .060 1.8
SEA (1 yr) 115 90 6 1.8 92 .233 .192 .247 .257 .310 .202 .397 .459 .707 34 .151 -9.1 -0.9 .341 .087 .010 .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 31 SEA AL 115 0.0% 15.7% 7.0% 0.9% 5% 2.25 5.8 14.9 1.55 2.14 75% 11% 0.0% 23%
2013 32 TOR AL 289 0.4% 14.2% 11.1% 4.2% 22% 1.28 5.9 240.0 10.0 1.35 2.10 70% 19% 1.4% 13%
2014 33 TOR AL 257 0.0% 18.3% 7.8% 3.1% 13% 2.35 4.8 16.1 1.27 1.62 70% 28% 0.0% 12%
3 Yrs 661 0.2% 16.0% 9.1% 3.2% 16% 1.77 5.4 570.0 12.7 1.35 1.91 71% 21% 0.6% 14%
MLB Averages 2.5% 20.0% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.54 4.5 36.0 8.6 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 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 31 SEA AL -9.1 -0.9 122 -0.4 1.3 -1.7 .85 -0.9 0.5 -6.2 -0.6 0.88 -9.7 0.65 3
2013 32 TOR AL -7.4 -0.7 301 0.9 5.6 -4.7 1.11 -0.4 1.2 -3.8 -0.4 0.93 -3.7 1.49 11
2014 33 TOR AL -5.7 -0.6 261 -1.2 3.8 -5.0 1.14 -0.8 -0.2 -12.2 -1.2 0.96 -8.4 1.67 9
3 Yrs -22.2 -2.2 684 -0.7 10.7 -11.4 1.07 -2.1 1.5 -22.1 -2.2 0.93 -21.8 1.45 23

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 31 SEA AL 3 0 27% 67 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 60% 7 3 4 0 0 0 3 1 2
2013 32 TOR AL 3 0 28% 111 7 1 88% 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 44% 20 13 7 3 2 1 4 0 4
2014 33 TOR AL 3 0 34% 117 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 36% 18 12 6 5 4 1 10 5 5
3 Yrs 9 0 30% 295 10 3 77% 9 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 15 43% 45 28 17 8 6 2 17 6 11

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 31 SEA AL 115 83% 20 6 4 3 1 0 1 0.65 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 15 2 13% 11 2 18% 58 7 12% 4 1 25% 3 1 33% 0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 81% 55 10 3 11 1 0 0 1.49 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 15 10 67% 53 5 9% 29 16 55% 166 25 15% 13 8 62% 12 8 67% 0
2014 33 TOR AL 257 81% 60 11 1 9 3 0 0 1.67 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 67% 46 2 4% 29 11 38% 158 14 9% 11 6 55% 12 6 50% 0
3 Yrs 661 81% 135 27 8 23 5 0 1 1.45 1 0 12 1 0 1 0 0 30 20 67% 114 9 8% 69 29 42% 382 46 12% 28 15 54% 27 15 56% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 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 31 SEA AL 116 418 3.60 276 66.0% 27.5% 12.3% 28.3% 31.9% 72.5% 0.0% 47.8% 83.0% 35.3% 5.2% 6 0 13.8% 16 7 6.9% 8 5 4 14 22.2% 0 0 0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 1207 4.18 738 61.1% 35.1% 7.7% 28.5% 28.7% 64.9% 0.0% 39.7% 88.1% 21.8% 4.8% 14 0 15.2% 44 15 11.1% 32 4 12 29 29.3% 0 0 0
2014 33 TOR AL 257 1081 4.21 684 63.3% 41.5% 8.3% 22.7% 27.5% 58.5% 0.0% 37.0% 85.8% 21.4% 2.7% 7 0 12.1% 31 1 10.9% 28 2 19 28 40.4% 0 0 0
3 Yrs 662 2706 4.09 1698 62.7% 36.5% 8.7% 26.1% 28.7% 63.5% 0.0% 39.9% 86.3% 24.0% 4.1% 27 0 13.7% 91 23 10.3% 68 11 35 71 33.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.7% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.3% 1.4% 46.3% 77.8% 27.0% 4.6% 13.7% 8.3% 24.1%

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 31 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 0
2013 32 157 404 344 40 75 7 5 1 31 9 3 40 59 .218 .306 .276 .582 64 95 7 5 12 3 0
2014 33 234 661 570 68 135 14 6 1 45 10 3 60 106 .237 .315 .288 .603 70 164 9 7 20 4 0

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 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 31 61 118 106 15 22 1 0 0 8 2 9 18 .208 .276 .217 .493 6 61
2013 32 96 292 242 29 57 6 5 1 25 7 33 41 .236 .333 .314 .647 25 96
2014 33 77 260 228 30 62 7 1 0 15 1 21 47 .272 .337 .311 .649 24 77
3 Yrs 234 670 576 74 141 14 6 1 48 10 63 106 .245 .325 .295 .620 55 234
162 Game Avg. 162 464 399 51 98 10 4 1 33 7 44 73 .245 .325 .295 .620 38 234



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2013 AL  10 (3rd)
2014 AL  8 (6th)

                                         

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